Exploring the Earth System
We contribute to the understanding of how living organisms – including humans - exchange fundamental resources like water, carbon, nitrogen and energy with their environment, and how this affects and responds to global climate and environmental change.
|Similar characteristics found in both domesticated and wild species October 22, 2018More than 1000 domesticated species of livestock and crops have been analysed for their biological traits and evolutionary placement.
|BGC is part of new excellence cluster granted to FSU JenaSeptember 28, 2018In yesterdays decision of the international commission in Bonn, the project "Balance of the Microverse" from FSU Jena, with participation of MPI-BGC, was granted status as excellence cluster. more|
|New plants on the block: Taller species are taking over in a warming ArcticSeptember 26, 2018In the tundra, increasingly higher-growing plant communities are spreading, a development attributed to climate change. more|
|Soil properties determine how Lasius flavus impact on topsoil organic matter and nutrient distribution in central Germany|
Ehrle, A., Potthast, K., Tischer, A., Trumbore, S. E., Michalzik, B. (2018) Applied Soil Ecology. 133, 166-176. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.08.021.
|Using research networks to create the comprehensive datasets needed to assess nutrient availability as a key determinant of terrestrial carbon cycling|
Vicca, S., Stocker, B. D., Reed, S., Wieder, W. R., Bahn, M., Fay, P. A., Janssens, I. A., Lambers, H., Peñuelas, J., Piao, S., Rebel, K. T., Sardans, J., Sigurdsson, B. D., Sundert, K. V., Wang, Y.-P., Zaehle, S., Ciais, P. (in press) Environmental Research Letters. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaeae7.
|Using NO2 satellite observations to support satellite-based CO2 emission estimates of cities and power plants|
Kuhlmann, G., Clément, V., Fuhrer, O., Marshall, J., Broquet, G., Meijer, Y., Löscher, A., Brunner, D. (in press) Light, Energy and the Environment. doi:10.1364/HISE.2018.HW3C.3.
|Standardized protocols and procedures can precisely and accurately quantify non-structural carbohydrates|
Landhäusser, S. M., Chow, P. S., Dickman, L. T., Furze, M. E., Kuhlman, I., Schmid, S., Wiesenbauer, J., Wild, B., Gleixner, G., Hartmann, H., Hoch, G., McDowell, N. G., Richardson, A. D., Richter, A., Adams, H. D. (2018) Tree Physiology. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpy118.
|Repeated summer drought delays sugar export from the leaf and impairs phloem transport in mature beech|
Hesse, B. D., Goisser, M., Hartmann, H., Grams, T. E. E. (2018) Tree Physiology.