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.
|Ambarchik video: Permafrost research at the Siberian arctic coastJanuary 25, 2018In a new video, climate research of MPI-BGC scientists Friedemann Reum and Mathias Goeckede at the remote Siberian arctic coast is portrayed. more|
|Rare climate sequence leads to extraordinary plant growth in SpainJanuary 23, 2018How do short-term climate extremes affect ecosystems? With the results from field stations in Spain, the consequences of extreme weather conditions for plant growth can be demonstrated. more|
|New formulas for exploring the age structure of non-linear dynamical systemsJanuary 22, 2018Scientists from MPI-BGC developed a new mathematical theory with formulas and algorithms as well as a computer program to investigate non-linear dynamical sytems. more|
|Living on next to nothing: tree seedlings can survive weeks with very low carbohydrate concentrations.|
Weber, R., Schwendener, A., Schmid, S., Lambert, S., Wiley, E., Landhäusser, S. M., Hartmann, H., Hoch, G. (2018) New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.14987.
|Hierarchical integration of individual tree and area-based approaches for savanna biomass uncertainty estimation from airborne LiDAR.|
Goldbergs, G., Levick, S. R., Lawes, M., Edwards, A. (2018) Remote Sensing of Environment. 205, 141-150. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.11.010.
|Traits and climate are associated with first flowering day in herbaceous species along elevational gradients.|
Bucher, S. F., König, P., Menzel, A., Migliavacca, M., Ewald, J., Römermann, C. (2018) Ecology and Evolution. 8, 1147-1158. doi:10.1002/ece3.3720.
|Inverse modelling of European CH4 emissions during 2006–2012 using different inverse models and reassessed atmospheric observations.|
Bergamaschi, P., Karstens, U., Manning, A. J., Saunois, M., Tsuruta, A., Berchet, A., Vermeulen, A. T., Arnold, T., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Hammer, S., Levin, I., ?Schmidt, M., Ramonet, M., Lopez, M., Lavric, J. V., Aalto, T., Chen, H., Feist, D. G., Gerbig, C., Haszpra, L., Hermansen, O., Manca, G., Moncrieff, J., Meinhardt, F., Necki, J., Galkowski, M., O'Doherty, S., Paramonova, N., Scheeren, H. A., Steinbacher, M., Dlugokencky, E. (2018) Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 18, 901-920. doi:10.5194/acp-18-901-2018.