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August 2018
Many publications from the MANIP experiment are published: Tarek's paper on spatiotemporal drivers of carbon, water and energy fluxes publishe on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Yunpeng's paper on Phenocam applications in a Mediterranean Tree-Grass ecosystem is published on Remote Sensing.

REddyProc paper describing the widely used tool for flux gap-filling and partitioning is now accepted in Biogeosciences!!

June 21^st, 2018
Field work for the preparation of FLEXSense field campaings in Majadas.

May 21^st, 2018
New paper by Tal Weiner on the turnover of soil bioavailable phosphate using Oxygen stable isotopes in MANIP and SMANIE is published in JGR Biogeosciences.

March 11^th - 19^th 2018
TRUSTEE training school organized in Majadas.

February 21^st - 23^rd 2018
Javier and Mirco will participate to the OPTIMISE COST Action final conference and they will present their ongoing work on proximal sensing and fluorescence in the field.

February 12^nd 2018
REddyProc paper describing the widely used tool for flux gap-filling and partitioning is now online on Biogeosciences Discussions!!

February-March 2018
Kendal is visiting the lab of Dr. Andreas Richter to use a new technique for measuring microbial carbon use efficiency (CUE) to determine microbial

responses to fertilization in MANIP.

February 11^th - 16^th 2018
Tarek, Oscar and Freiland group in the field.

December 2017
Tarek's and Sebastian Sippel's book chapter on the anomalous winter-spring 2015-2016 in the Iberian Peninsula is published online.

December 2017
New articles published with contribution of the group members on phenology of alpine grasslands (Cremonese et al., 2017, Bucher et al., 2017) and on phenocam (Filippa et al., 2017)!

December 11th- 15th, 2017
Tarek presented at the AGU Fall meeting his work on the rain pulses and tree-grass partitioning. Kendal presented her work on fertilization effects on soil respiration in MANIP!

November 15th, 2017
Tarek is part of the NEON “Surface-Atmosphere Exchange” Technical Working Group

November, 15th- 23th, 2017
Kendal and Tiana in the field to collect samples for the MANIP project.

November, 2017
Oscar presented at the UGT workshop the work on lysimeters and sap-flow. David and Javier participated to the Potsdam Photosynthesis Workshop and to the EnMAP ENSAG meeting.

October 9th-11th, 2017
Mirco will participate as invited speaker to the ClimMani 4th and last annual meeting

August 17th-19th, 2017
Mirco will participate as keynotespeaker AsiaFlux Conference 2017 in Beijing link

July 17th-24th, 2017
David and Javier are collecting measurements in the ClimGrass Experiment together with the Michael Bahn Group. Impressions from the field!

June 20th-24th, 2017
Trustee Advisory Board meeting and First Training School on Ecosystem Ecology, Vegetation Modelling and Time series Analysis at University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano

June 16th, 2017
New Publication by Pacheco-Labrador J., El-Madany T.S., Martín P.M., Migliavacca M., Rossini M., Carrara A. and Zarco-Tejada P.J. (2017) Spatio-Temporal Relationships between Optical Information and Carbon Fluxes in a Mediterranean Tree-Grass Ecosystem. Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 608; doi:10.3390/rs9060608

May 17th-18th, 2017
EnMAP Core Scientific Team (ECST) workshop will be held Meeting in Potsdam at GFZ

March, 2017
We co-authored a new paper from Marta Galvagno on the contribution of advection to ecosystem respiration measured in short canopies

March-April, 2017
Field work in Majadas!!

February 9th, 2017, New Article!!
Migliavacca M., Perez-Priego O., Rossini M., El-Madany T.S., Moreno G., Van der Tol C., Rascher U., Berninger A., Bessenbacher V., Carrara A., Fava F., Guan J.H. , Hammer T.W., Henkel K., Juarez-Alcalde E., Julitta T., Kolle O., Martín M.P., Musavi T., Pacheco-Labrador J., Pérez-Burgueño A . ,Wutzler T., Zaehle S., Reichstein M. (2017 early view) Plant functional traits and canopy structure control the relationship between photosynthetic CO2 uptake and far-red sun-induced fluorescence in a Mediterranean grassland under different nutrient availability. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14437

January 2017, New article!! Oscar's article "Evaluation of eddy covariance latent heat fluxes with independent lysimeter and sapflow estimates in a Mediterranean savannah ecosystem" published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology! here.

January 30th, 2017 - MARIE SkŁodowska-CURIE Individual Fellowship granted for Richard Nair

January 2017 New article published in Nature Ecology & Evolution with the contribution of BAIE!! Musavi et al., "Stand age and species richness dampen interannual variation of ecosystem-level photosynthetic capacity" here.

January 11th, 2017
Javier Pacheco-Labrador joined the Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions and Experimentation Group

15 December 2016 New paper published: Nature Communications doi:10.1038/ncomms13717

13 December 2016, Kick Off meeting of the Trustee project.

14 November 2016, Prof. Anatoly GItelson will visit our group for the next 2 weeks!!

Fall 2016, Workshops and conferences: Mirco will attend the The biosphere-atmosphere exchange of COS workshop; Tarek the 2nd ICOS Conference, and Oscar the Silvo-Pastoral Congress 2016

Summer 2016, New articles published, see the list here.

June 2016, JinHong Guan received the CSC-DAAD fellowship and she will join the group in 2017!

May 2016, Final field campaign for the DEHESHYRE project.

February 2016, Richard and Kendal in Majadas for the first field campaign

January 2016, The phenopix paper has been accepted in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.01.006

January 2016, Kendallyn Morris started as PhD in the Soil Biogeochemistry and the Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions and Experimentation Group

November 2015, Richard Nair joined the Soil Biogeochemistry and the Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions and Experimentation Group

October 2015, Freiland group installed the new experimental site in Albuera and a set radiometric and eddy covariance towers in Majadas.

August 2015, Shaun Levick , Tarek El-Madany and Mirco Migliavacca spent 4 days in Majadas for ground LiDAR measurements for the DEHESHyRE projects (pictures here).

August 2015, The first article on the SMANIE Experiment from Oscar Perez-Priego has been published in Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 11891-11934 Congratulations!!.

July 2015, Tiana Hammer joined our group!! Welcome Tiana!!.

July 2015, The second field campaign of the DEHESHYRE Project was a great success!! See pictures here.

April 2015,Verena Bessenbacher joined our group to work on the SMANIE experiment!! Welcome Verena!!.

Nov 2014,Tarek El-Madany joined our group!! Welcome Tarek!!.

Nov 2014, JinHong Guan left the Institute after one year of internship!! Good luck JinHong!!

Sept 2014, Nuno's paper, "Global covariation of carbon turnover times with climate in terrestrial ecosystems" has been published in Nature!! BAIE group contributed to the analysis

June July 2014, Mirco's paper, "Influence of physiological phenology on the seasonal pattern of ecosystem respiration in deciduous forests" has been accepted for publication in Globa Change Biology

June 20, 2014, A new subcanopy eddy covariance system has been installed in Las Majadas!!

Mar 13, 2014, Our small and large scale experiments in Las Majadas are started.

Jan 13, 2014, Oscar Perez-Priego joined our group!! Welcome Oscar.

Dec 13, 2013, Mirco's paper, "Modeling biomass burning and related carbon emissions during the 21st century in Europe" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences (link).

Dec 7, 2013, Jonas Jägermeyr's (PIK) paper, "A high-resolution approach to estimating ecosystem respiration at continental scales using operational satellite data" has been accepted for publication in Global Change Biology. Mirco is a co-author (link). \\

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