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Juni 2019

Mehrstedt - (K. Hippler)
  • KW24 Tanguro (Instandsetzung Messtürme)
  • Trip to Zotto 17.06.-02.07.19
  • 02.07.19 - 17.07.19 rip to Cherskii
  • 23.07.19 rip to Cherskii (Projekt Karel Castro Morales, FSU)
  • Minirhizotron - Finalization of 9 pieces in probably a week or less (KW 23)
  • Goniometer - manufacturing
  • INVENTA (inclination and acceleration sensors for trees in Brasil)
  • ZOTTO - Transport
  • ATTO - runners test for safety rai
  • 16.-18.09.19 ATTO-Meeting at INPA in Manaus
  • Planning UAV-System for ATTO
  • Kaltenborn - problems with power supply
  • Planning Long Night Of Siences (UAV-Workshop + measurement flight; "CO_2-scrubber")
  • Softwaretest projektmanagement
  • provide storage space for BAIE-Group (Mirco Migliavacca)
  • Work on greenhouse fields

May 2019

Mehrstedt - (K. Hippler)
  • Azizi Experiment
  • Retreat - at Linde (8-10 May)
  • Mehrstedt - tower alignment
  • Rain gauge - test at greenhouse field
  • Goniometer
  • Travel planning and shipping - Zotto, Tanguro, Cherskii, Atto
  • Planning for rescue training
  • Healt care - certificate of fitness
  • Greenhouse - Chamber 1 (VOC measurements)
  • Greenhouse - flowerbeds...unroofing, milling and seeding

April/ March 2019

UAV - (M. Kunz)
  • UAV Flights - Collaboration with IOF at JENA EXPERIMENT Site
  • Building of 9 more Minirhizotron camera systems
  • Travel to Zotto (Russia) - repair and restart equipment for the new growing season
  • Travel to Majadas (Spain)- dismantling field equipment with K. Morris, repair of sapflow sensors
  • Support of different PhD students projects (M. Azizi, I. Chanca, D. Marra, R.Nair, A. Apostolakis, L)
  • Repairing modules Jena Experiment, support in planning equipment for new measurements
  • Planning equipment and tour for Tanguro (Brasil), where two towers got destroyed by storm event
  • Regular maintenance at stations, winter wheat at Gebesee field
  • Goniometer
  • Planning rescue at ATTO
  • Further training of staff
  • Possible logging at Wetzstein - mounting LICOR 7200
  • Conversion winch on car

January/ February 2019

Atto - INNOTECH Rail (S. Schmidt)
  • Trips to Atto (Brasil) - maintenanace and compilation of the experimental setup, attachment safety rail (INNOTECH®) and lift attachment (HIGHSTEP SYSTEMS)
  • Preparations for phyto-chamber experiment of M. Azizi
  • GH - growing palms for VOC experiment, start of new experiment in chamber 5,
  • Regular maintenance at stations, winter wheat at Gebesee field
  • Disassembly of the stations Bechstedt and Kaltenborn
  • Goniometer - development and assembly
  • Inhouse training course on tower climbing and rescuing from height
  • Support experiment of D. Marra
  • Support greenhouse experiment E. Gomes-Alves
  • UAV Flights - Collaboration wiht IOF

News Archive


1Brando, P. M., Silvério, D., Maracahipes-Santos, L., Oliveira-Santos, C., Levick, S. R., Coe, M. T., Migliavacca, M., Balch, J. K., Macedo, M. N., Nepstad, D. C., Maracahipes, L., Davidson, E., Asner, G., Kolle, O., Trumbore, S. E. (2019). Prolonged tropical forest degradation due to compounding disturbances: Implications for CO2 and H2O fluxes. Global Change Biology, 25(9), 2855-2868. doi:10.1111/gcb.14659.
2Nair, R. K. F., Morris, K. A., Hertel, M., Luo, Y., Moreno, G., Reichstein, M., Schrumpf, M., Migliavacca, M. (2019). Nutrient effects on dehesa roots. Biogeosciences, 16(9), 1883-1901. doi:10.5194/bg-16-1883-2019.
3Rebmann, C., Aubinet, M., Schmid, H., Arriga, N., Aurela, M., Burba, G., Clement, R., Ligne, A. D., Fratini, G., Gielen, B., Grace, J., Graf, A., Gross, P., Haapanala, S., Herbst, M., Hörtnagl, L., Ibrom, A., Joly, L., Kljun, N., Kolle, O., Kowalski, A., Lindroth, A., Loustau, D., Mammarella, I., Mauder, M., Merbold, L., Metzger, S., Mölder, M., Montagnani, L., Papale, D., Pavelka, M., Peichl, M., Roland, M., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Siebicke, L., Steinbrecher, R., Tuovinen, J.-P., Vesala, T., Wohlfahrt, G., Franz, D. (2018). ICOS eddy covariance flux-station site setup: a review. International Agrophysics, 32(4), 471-494. doi:10.1515/intag-2017-0044.
4Conte, L., Renner, M., Brando, P., Santos, C. O. d., Silvério, D., Kolle, O., Trumbore, S. E., Kleidon, A. (2019). Effects of tropical deforestation on surface energy balance partitioning in southeastern Amazonia estimated from maximum convective power. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(8), 4396-4403. doi:10.1029/2018GL081625.
5Spielmann, F. M., Wohlfahrt, G., Hammerle, A., Kitz, F., Migliavacca, M., Alberti, G., Ibrom, A., El-Madany, T. S., Gerdel, K., Moreno, G., Kolle, O., Karl, T., Peressoti, A., Vedove, G. D. (2019). Gross primary productivity of four European ecosystems constrained by joint CO2 and COS flux measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(10), 5284-5293. doi:10.1029/2019GL082006.

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