Dr. Eva Koller-France

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

Eva Koller-France

Ecosystem Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Nutrient cycles


  • Long-term influence of biodiversity on nutrient cycles
  • Ecosystem functioning
  • Climate change ecology


2016 – 2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (IfGG)
2016 - today Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Tübingen (Geography/Geoecology)
2014-2015 Project Scientist, Agricultural Trial Station Augustenberg, Karlsruhe (LTZ, working for the Ministry for Rural Affairs and Consumer Protection Baden-Württemberg)
2011-2013 Postdoctoral Research Officer, School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Bangor University, UK and Guest Researcher at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) Bangor, UK

Marie Curie EST Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK (PhD).

Thesis topic: “Impacts of environmental change on subarctic dwarf shrub communities: landscape gradient and field manipulation approaches”, Supervisors: Dr. Gareth Phoenix and Prof. Malcolm Press


Diplom Biology, University of Freiburg.

Diplom thesis: “The Ecology of Bothriochloa ischaemum in the Upper Rhine Valley”. Supervisor: Prof. A. Bogenrieder.


The Jena Experiment (www.the-jena-experiment.de)


Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2016Koller, E. K., Press, M. C., Callaghan, T. V., Phoenix, G. K. (2016): Tight coupling between shoot level foliar N and P, leaf area, and shoot growth in arctic dwarf shrubs under simulated climate change. Ecosystems 19(2), pp. 326–338. 10.1007/s10021-015-9936-z

2015Domínguez, M. T., Sowerby, A., Smith, A. R., Robinson, D. A., v. Barsel, S., Mills, R. T. E., Marshall, M. R., Koller, E. K., Lebron, I., Hall, J., Emmett, B. A. (2015): Sustained impact of drought on wet scrublands mediated by soil physical changes. Biogeochemistry 122, pp. 151–163.

2013Callaghan, T. V., Jonasson, C., Thierfelder, T., Yang, Z., Hedenås, H., Johansson, M., Molau, U., van Bogaert, R., Michelsen, A., Olofsson, J., Gwynn-Jones, D., Bokhorst, S., Phoenix, G. K., Bjerke, J. W., Tømmervik, H., Christensen, T. R., Hanna, E., Koller, E. K., Sloan, V. L. (2013): Ecosystem change and stability over multiple decades in the Swedish sub- Arctic: complex processes and multiple drivers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 386(1624). 10.1098/rstb.2012.0488