The Department Biogeochemical Processes explores the key processes and organisms that regulate exchanges of energy, water and elements between ecosystems and their surroundings. We use observations, experiments and models to improve understanding of how human activities are altering ecosystem function, and the consequences of those changes for sustainability and regional/global climate.

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+ April 2016 Tansley review published by Hartmann and Trumbore

+ February 2016 Congratuations to Gerd Gleixner for winning this year's Thüringer Forschungspreis For more information, see the |Insitute's announcement// There will be a ceremony March 14