Soni Lama

Soni Lama

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Soni Lama

Plant diversity, nitrogen cycling, 15N isotope study


  • 15N tracer experiment to study nitrogen transformation processes
  • plant community composition effects on nitrogen cycling


Since 2015 Phd candidate at the Institute of Geography and Geoecology, KIT
2013-2014 Phd candidate at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern
2010-2012 Masters study at the University of Freiburg


Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2020Lama, S., Kuhn, T., Lehmann, M. F., Müller, C., González, O., Eisenhauer, N., Lange, M., Scheu, S., Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W. (2020): The biodiversity - N cycle relationship: a 15N tracer experiment with soil from plant mixtures of varying diversity to model N pool sizes and transformation rates. Biology and Fertility of Soils 56, pp. 1047–1061. Unter den Bedingungen von Open Access verfügbar 10.1007/s00374-020-01480-x

Lama, S., Velescu, A., Leimer, S., Weigelt, A., Chen, H., Eisenhauer, N., Scheu, S., Oelmann, Y., Wilcke, W. (2020): Plant diversity influenced gross nitrogen mineralization, microbial ammonium consumption and gross inorganic N immobilization in a grassland experiment. Oecologia 193, pp. 731–748. Unter den Bedingungen von Open Access verfügbar 10.1007/s00442-020-04717-6