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Dr. A. (Amber) Heijboer

Science Officer and PhD coordinator
Faculty of Science
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
  • Room number:C4.214
Postal address
  • Postbus 94240
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Welcome

    As Science Offer of the UvA Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), I am a member of the Management Team and co-reponsible for IBED's policy development. In addition I am responsible for both the internal and external PR and communication concerning the institute's research. 

    IBED Website PE&RC Website
  • Publications


    • Heijboer, A., Ruess, L., Traugott, M., Jousset, A., & de Ruiter, P. C. (2018). Empirical Methods of Identifying and Quantifying Trophic Interactions for Constructing Soil Food-Web Models. In J. C. Moore, P. C. de Ruiter, K. S. McCann, & V. Wolters (Eds.), Adaptive Food Webs: Stability and Transitions of Real and Model Ecosystems (pp. 257-286). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details]
    • Heijboer, A., de Ruiter, P. C., Bodelier, P. L. E., & Kowalchuk, G. A. (2018). Modulation of litter decomposition by the soil microbial food web under influence of land use change. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, [2860]. [details]
    • Teurlincx, S., Heijboer, A., Veraart, A. J., Kowalchuk, G. A., & Declerck, S. A. J. (2018). Local Functioning, Landscape Structuring: Drivers of Soil Microbial Community Structure and Function in Peatlands. Frontiers in Microbiology, 1-14. [2060].


    • Vos, A. M., Heijboer, A., Boschker, H. T. S., Bonnet, B., Lugones, L. G., & Wösten, H. A. B. (2017). Microbial biomass in compost during colonization of Agaricus bisporus. AMB Express, 7(1), [12].


    • Heijboer, A., ten Berge, H. F. M., de Ruiter, P. C., Jørgensen, H. B., Kowalchuk, G. A., & Bloem, J. (2016). Plant biomass, soil microbial community structure and nitrogen cycling under different organic amendment regimes; a 15N tracer-based approach. Applied Soil Ecology, 107, 251-260. [details]


    • Robroek, B. J. M., Heijboer, A., Jassey, V. E. J., Hefting, M. M., Rouwenhorst, T. G., Buttler, A., & Bragazza, L. (2013). Snow cover manipulation effects on microbial community structure and soil chemistry in a mountain bog. Plant and Soil, 369, 151.


    • Heijboer, A. (2018). Disentangling microbial decomposition networks.
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Wageningen Universiteit
      PhD programme coordinator