3. Ecosystems: Function and Services

Understanding ecosystem processes and their regulation is a prerequisite for sustainable use and maintenance of ecosystem functions and services, such as biomass production, carbon storage and regulation of water fluxes.

At BayCEER we conduct a wide range of basic research on ecosystem processes, their regulation, stability and interactions. We study terrestrial, semiterrestrial (peatlands) and freshwater ecosystems at various scales and in different regions. We consider chemical, hydrological, biological and geological processes in the lab and in the field. We also conduct applied research, quantifying ecosystem services, how environmental and human factors affect them, and how they can be efficiently protected.

Research in this field:

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BayCEER Colloquium:
Th. 2022-12-01
BayCenSI Opening Ceremony
Th. 2022-12-08
Microbial-mineral interactions: Formation of pyrite and implications for biosignature and environmental research
Ecological-Botanical Garden:
Su. 2022-11-27
Matinée im Garten - Mit dem Blockflötenensemble der Städt. Musikschule Bayreuth
We. 2022-11-30
Aktion | Ökumenische Andacht zum Advent
Su. 2022-12-04
Führung | Überleben bei Eis und Schnee: Wie Tiere überwintern
Weather research site
Luftdruck (356m): 985.6 hPa
Lufttemperatur: 5.9 °C
Niederschlag: 0.4 mm/24h
Sonnenschein: <1 h/d

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Globalstrahlung: 60 W/m²
Wind (Höhe 32m): 6.0 km/h

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