Field Experiments & Instrumentation / Workshops                    --- Making Things Happen ---     

Laboratory and Field Experiments

There are lots of experiments in which the group offers help, manpower, guidance. Here is a short and incomplete list:

Redoxsystem Thomas Behrendt


QUINCY Chamber measurement (Mesocosm)- experiment (Irrigation - Agnes Fastnacht, Karl Kübler, Olaf Kolle)


iDIV Labelling Project (Karl Kübler) - Jenaexperiment at the Saale valley


Project - Joe von Fischer


IMPRS Project - Saadat Malghani


80 Columns - Incubation Experiment by Stefany Thiessen/(Karl Kübler)
Thiessen, S., Gleixner, G., Wutzler, T., Reichstein, M. (2013). Both priming and temperature sensitivity of soil organic matter decomposition depend on microbial biomass--An incubation study. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 57, 739-748. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2012.10.029.

Isotopic Labelling chambers in greenhouse chamber 1 - Quasom

The QUASOM field experiment Sulza - Enrico Weber

Jena Drought Stress Experiment

Jena Drought Stress Experiment / Henrik Hartmann

Hartmann, H., et al. (2013). "Thirst beats hunger - declining hydration during drought prevents carbon starvation in Norway spruce saplings." The New phytologist 200(2): 340-349.


Saadatullah Malghani / Elisabeth Jüschke

Malghani, S., et al. (2013). "Chars produced by slow pyrolysis and hydrothermal carbonization vary in carbon sequestration potential and greenhouse gases emissions." Soil Biology & Biochemistry 62: 137-146.

MS-Wissenschaft 2012

ICOS Instrument Intercomparison Germany - Denmark - Poland - Spain - Finland

Airborne measurements

LBA-SMOCC in 2002, Ji-Paraná - Rondônia, Brazil

IMECC campaign in 2006

European TCCON FTS sites 2009

Canary Islands - 2011


Isotopic Labelling greenhouse chamber 1


IMECC Flights

IMECC Dendrometer

Incubation Experiment (inundation of a degraded fen grassland) - Maria Hahn

Hahn-Schöfl, M., Zak, D., Minke, M., Gelbrecht, J., Augustin, J., Freibauer, A. (2011). Organic sediment formed during inundation of a degraded fen grassland emits large fluxes of CH4 and CO2. Biogeosciences, 8(6), 1539-1550. doi:10.5194/bg-8-1539-2011.

Arum lilies - Pamukkale (Turkey), joint project with MPI-CE