2009 - 2015

December 9, 2015

Dr. Jakob Zscheischler received the Wladimir-Peter-Köppen-Preis. Congratulations!

November 26-27, 2015

CAB-LAB-workshop at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry

November 24-27, 2015

PI Sönke Zähle

November 03, 2015

Markus Reichstein at the Thüringer Klimarat (Thuringian Climate Panel)

October 29, 2015

Essentielle Ökosystem VariablenEine Perspektive aus dem H220 Project BACI by Miguel Mahecha at the D-GEO Workshop „Das GEO Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO-BON) – Potenziale, Beiträge und Nutzung in Deutschland“

October 19, 2015

Tina Trautmann joined the Global Diagnostic Modelling Group. Guido Kraemer started as PhD in the Empirical Inference of the Earth System Group. Welcome!

October 15, 2015

Silvia Caldararu, Melanie Kern and Richard Nair joined the Terrestrial Biosphere Modelling Group. Welcome!

October 13, 2015

Data-driven unraveling Earth System Dynamics with the Earth System Data Cub talk by Markus Reichstein at Earth Observation Open Science 2.0 ESA

October 2, 2015

Invited keynote talk by Markus Reichstein at Final Conference, Environmental Adaptation:from Molecules to the Planet Estonian Center of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation ENVIRON

September 28, 2015

Cristina Novara from the University of Turin is visiting the Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions and Experimentation Group. Welcome!

September 2015

Lucia Eder and Enrico Weber joined the Terrestrial Biosphere Modelling Group. Welcome!

June 2015

Jakob Zscheischler was honoured with the Otto Hahn Medal. Congratulations!

June 2015

Matthias Forkel sucessfully defended his PhD thesis at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena. Congratulations!

April 2015

Verena Bessenbacher joined the department to work on the SMANIE experiment. Welcome!

March 2015

Rocio Perez joined the department as EU project manager. Welcome!

March 2015

Milan Flach joined the department as PhD student. Welcome!

January 2015

Paul Bodesheim joined the department as PostDoc. Welcome!

December 2014

Tarek El-Madany joined the department as PostDoc. Welcome!

November 2014

Jürgen Knauer joined the department as new PhD Student. Welcome!

June 2014

Jakob Zscheischler sucessfully defended his PhD thesis at the ETH Zürich. Congradulations!

April 2014

Sebastian Sippel joined the department as new PhD Student and was awarded a scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation. Welcome and Congrats!

April 2014

Jürgen Knauer joined the department as new Master Student. Welcome!

Feburary 2014

The "Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize 2014" by the German Research Foundation (DFG) goes to Sönke Zaehle. Congratulations from the BGI team!!

October 10, 2013

Sujan Koirala joined the department as new PostDoc. Welcome!

January 2014

Dr. Oscar Pérez Priego joined the department as new PostDoc. Welcome!

January 06, 2014

Dr. Tea Thum from the Finnish Meteorological Institute is visiting the department. Welcome!

October 10, 2013

Jinhong Guan joined the department as new PhD associated with the Biosphere-Atmosphere Interaction Group. Welcome!

September 01, 2013

Kristina Luus joined the department as new PostDoc to work on the FACE model-data intercomparison project! Welcome!
Markus Reichstein received the Max Planck research prize 2013! Congratulations from the research group! more

July 01, 2013

Reik Donner joined the department as new PostDoc scientist to work on the GEOCARBON project! Welcome!

June 28, 2013

 Antje Moffat was awarded the price for the best PhD-thesis of the Department for Mathematics and Informatics at the Friedrich-Schiller Univerisity in Jena in 2012-2013. Congratulations!

April 08, 2013

Franziska Schrodt joined the department as new PostDoc via an iDiv collaboration! Welcome!

January 01, 2013

Fabian Gans joined the department as new geoscientific programmer! Welcome!

August 20, 2012

Lulia Ilie joined the group as new PhD student!Welcome!

July 27, 2012

, System Administrator Appreciation Day: The MDI thanks the MPI-BGC IT-Team for yet another year of excellent support for our research! Great job!

April 2012

Martin Jung received Beutenberg Campus Science Award for his contributions to the analyses of global biogeochemical fluxes - Congratulation!

January 2012

Antje Moffat defended her PhD! Congratulations!

December 2011

The MDI group congratulates Lee Miller (theory group) on the occasion of his successful PhD defense!

September 03, 2011

July 21, 2011

Biogeosciences Discussions Paper published: M. Braakhekke et al. (2011) Modeling the vertical soil organic matter profile using 210Pbex measurements and Bayesian inversion, Biogeosciences Discuss., 8, 7257-7312, 2011.

July 5, 2011

Data gap-filling and flux-partitioning tool is back on-line

July 2011

Anna Görner defended her PhD thesis successfully at the University of Jena. Congratulations!

June 2011

Eric Thomas started recently his M.Sc. thesis and Martin Thurner is joining our group for his PhD. Welcome!

April 2011

MDI @ EGU: See MDI contributions or meet us at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011 in Vienna

March 2011

Comments and our response to Mahecha et al. (2010) (Science) were published.

December 2010

With the inauguration of the IMPRS for Global Biogeochemical Cycles our group got new members: Welcome to Matthias Forkel and Yogesh Kumkar!

November 2010

Gitta Lasslop defended her PhD thesis successfully at the University of Hamburg. Congratulations!

October 2010

Jung, M. et al. (2010) Recent decline in the global land evapotranspiration trend due to limited moisture supply, Nature.
Press release by the Max Planck Society: (in German), and by other institutions: English (ClarkU), English (OSU)

September 2010

Nuno Carvalhais defended his PhD thesis successfully at the University of Lisbon. Congratulations!

August 2010

Papers published: Beer, C., et al. Terrestrial Gross Carbon Dioxide Uptake: Global Distribution and Co-variation with Climate, Science and Mahecha, M.D.? et al. Global Convergence in the Temperature Sensitivity of Respiration at Ecosystem Level, Science. Press release by the Max Planck Society: English, German, and the AAAS: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, JapaneseClarifications in response to media, Klarstellungen zum Medienecho, Chiarimento in risposta ai media

February 2010

Soil respiration across scales: Report in New Phytologist

Feburary 2010

Paper accepted. Report in iLEAPS newsletter.

November 2009

Paper accepted. Carvalhais, N. et al. (2009, accepted) Identification of vegetation and soil carbon pools out of equilibrium in a process model via eddy covariance and biometric constraints. Global Change Biology.

August 2009

Paper accepted. Lasslops, G. et al. (2009) Separation of net ecosystem exchange into assimilation and respiration using a light response curve approach: critical issues and global evaluation. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02041.x, Global Change Biology. pdf
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