Active Projects

  • How, why and where will tree species survive increasing pressure? Providing diagnosis and decision-making tools to attenuate the effect of global change on biodiversity in the Congo Basin forests (2. Project: CoForChange)
    [Details]

  • Populationsbiologie von Wildkaninchen (DFG Ho 443/21)
    Dietrich v. Holst [Details]

  • Quantifying tropical seedling responses to key resources (4. Project)
    [Details]

  • Regional distribution patterns in tropical forest: direct and indirect consequences of drought periods (3. Project)
    [Details]

  • ASCHROM - Chromosome numbers in Periplocoideae, Secamonoideae and Asclepiadoideae (ASCHROM)
    Ulrich Meve [Details]

  • Cynanchinae in Africa (Cynanchinae)
    http://www.bio.uni-bayreuth.de/planta2/research/databases/delta_as/index.htm [Details]

  • Genera of Asclepiadoideae, Secamoinoideae and Periplocoideae (Apocynaceae) (DELTA: genera Asclepiadoideae)
    Sigrid Liede-Schumann, Ulrich Meve [Details]

  • Spatial, temporal and economic risk assessment of vector-borne zoonoses (RiskTool)
    Nils Tjaden, Stephanie Thomas [Details]

  • Sustainable use of alpine and pre-alpine grassland soils in a changing climate (Susalps 2016 (BonaRes project funded by BMBF))
    Ulrike Schwerdtner, Marie Spohn [Details]

  • Phosphorus solubilization by microorganisms and plants at different stages of soil development (DFG SP 1389/5-1 im SPP 1803)
    Emanuel Brucker, Marie Spohn [Details]

  • Phosphorus turnover in forest soils: Effects of drying/rewetting and the role of dissolved organic P (P-Turnover)
    Mai Van Dinh, Marie Spohn, Egbert Matzner [Details]

  • Evolutionary plant solutions to ecological challenges: Molecular mechanisms underlying adaptive traits in the Brassicaceae s.l. (Adaptomics, SPP 1529, DFG CL 152/9-2)
    Stephan Clemens [Details]

  • How ingested soil microbes stimulate greenhouse gas emissions and iron transformations of earthworms (DR310/4-2)
    Harold L. Drake, Marcus A. Horn, Kirsten Küsel [Details]

  • Towards an integrative and comprehensive standard for meta-omics data of collection objects (MOD-CO) (DFG RA 731/16-1)
    Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • Consortium for Research in East African Tropical Ecosystems (CREATE)
    [Details]

  • Forschungskostenzuschuss (Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung)
    Paula Pongrac, Stephan Clemens [Details]

  • Role of fungal denitrification in nitrous oxide fluxes from soils (HO4020/4-1)
    Marcus A. Horn [Details]

  • Genotypic diversity, plant selectivity and community composition of sooty mould symptom forming fungi in a Mata Atlântica relict rainforest (DFG RA 731/15-1)
    Fabienne Flessa, Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • North-Bavarian local heat islands as a hideaway for thermophilic plant species (North-Bavarian local heat islands)
    Andreas Schweiger, Carl Beierkuhnlein [Details]

  • Aktivitäten und physiologische Funktionen von Phytochelatin-Synthasen: bi-funktionale Enzyme für die Metallhömostase und die Nichtwirtsresistenz von Pflanzen (DFG CL 152/7-2)
    Michael Weber, Christian Hofmann, Stephan Clemens [Details]

  • Microbial phosphorus mobilization and immobilization in rhizosphere and in root free soil (DFG SP1389/4-1 im SPP 1685)
    Christine Heuck, Marie Spohn [Details]

  • Complex Terrain and Ecological Heterogeneity - Evaluating ecosystem services in production versus water yield and water quality in mountainous landscapes - (Terreco Cluster A0-1)
    Bhone Nay Htoon, John Tenhunen, Christiane Werner [Details]

  • Bayerisch-Französisches Hochschulzentrum Kooperationsvorhaben (BFHZ/CCUFB)
    Jean-Yves Cornu, Stephan Clemens [Details]

  • Water consumption and carbon capture by trees of an evergreen and a deciduous mountain forest as functional indicators of slow environmental changes in South Ecuador (DFG Projekt Be 473/42-1)
    Simone Strobl, Erwin Beck [Details]

  • Design of FRET Nano Sensors for in vivo metal studies in hyper accumulating plants (BaCaTeC)
    Stephan Clemens [Details]

  • Patterns in water flux and carbon cycle controls along land use and climate gradients (DFG FOR 1246 - TP 2)
    In the framework of ecosystem analysis and biodiversity research, the soil and plant compartments of representative Kilimajaro ecosystems will be studied with special emphasis on soil water availability, soil water fluxes, plant water relations, and carbon in soils and plants. [Details]

  • Analysing Dynamics of Forest Catchment Output and Novel Climatic Trends indicated by the Ecology of Springs (AD FONTES)
    Andreas Schweiger, Carl Beierkuhnlein [Details]

  • European gradients of resilience in the face of climate extremes (SIGNAL)
    Anke Jentsch, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Thomas Koellner, Jürgen Kreyling, Camilla Wellstein, Jürgen Dengler, Julia Walter, Roman Hein [Details]

  • Towards a Guideline for Digital Soil Mapping in Ecuador (DFG PAK 825 - LI 2360/1)
    Carlos M. Guio Blanco, Víctor M. Brito Gómez, Andres Felipe Alvarado Barros, Lourdes Natalia Muñoz Gómez, Mareike Ließ [Details]

  • Regional Economic Evaluation of Adaptation Measures in Agricultural, Forestry, and Bioenergy Production under the Influence of Climate Change (REGECON)
    Trung Thanh Nguyen [Details]

  • Microbes as Sinks of Chloromethane – From Model Strains to Soil Communities (METHYLOSOIL)
    Pauline Chaignaud, Steffen Kolb, Stéphane Vuilleumier [Details]

  • Evolution of phenotypic traits in the lichen family Umbilicariaceae (lichenized Ascomycota): evaluating new markers for obtaining a better resolved phylogenetic topology (DFG RA 731/13-1)
    Evgeny Davydov, Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • Invasive Species Evaluation, ConTrol & Education. NETwork (EU269206)
    Christiane Werner, Christine Hellmann, Tillmann Buttschardt [Details]

  • Isotopic N Exchange at Critical Landscape Interfaces (TERRECO Cluster H-01)
    Silvia Parra, Gerhard Gebauer, Stefan Peiffer, Egbert Matzner, Ji-Hyung Park [Details]

  • Water Sources, Flow Paths and Residence Time in a Forested Catchment of the East Asian Monsoon Region (TERRECO Cluster H-02)
    Jean-Lionel Payeur-Poirier, Stefan Peiffer, Luisa Hopp [Details]

  • CO2 and drought: The effect of severe drought on CO2 uptake by plants and carbon dynamics in the plant-soil system (DFG)
    Anke Jentsch, Guido L.B. Wiesenberg, Bruno Glaser, Martina Gocke, Kavita Srivastava, Julia Walter [Details]

  • Unraveling community structure, ecophysiology, and regulation of new acid-tolerant denitrifiers driving high N2O emissions from cryoturbated peat soil in acidic tundra (DFG HO4020/3-1)
    Stefanie Hetz, Marcus A. Horn [Details]

  • Climate modelling for Chikungunya (Climate modelling for Chikungunya)
    Dominik Fischer, Stephanie Thomas, Nils Tjaden, Carl Beierkuhnlein [Details]

  • Partial mycoheterotrophy in orchids (DFG Ge 565/7-2)
    Julienne Schiebold, Gerhard Gebauer [Details]

  • Inter- and intraspecific variability in the responses of grassland plants to winter climate change (Diversity & winter climate change)
    Andrey Malyshev, Hugh A.L. Henry, Jürgen Kreyling [Details]

  • Provenance trials of key European tree and grass species prone to drought and late frost (EVENT 7)
    Jürgen Kreyling, Andrey Malyshev [Details]

  • Impact of Alternative Substrates on Methane, Methanol, and Chloromethane Metabolism of Methylotrophs in Forest Soils (KO 2912/5-1)
    Mareen Morawe, Michael Rüffer, Steffen Kolb [Details]

  • Fate and toxicity of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the soil and aquatic systems of Soyang Lake Watershed (TERRECO WP 2-11)
    Jong Yol Park, Bernd Huwe [Details]

  • Chronologie und Geomorphologie des mitteleuropäischen quartären Vulkanismus - pulsierende Hot Spot-Finger? (DFG ZO 51/32-1)
    Daniel Richter, Philip Klinger, Ludwig Zöller [Details]

  • Terminal drought experiment (EVENT 6)
    Anke Jentsch, Jürgen Kreyling [Details]

  • Effects of recurrent soil freeze-thaw cycles on plant performance in the temperate zone (EVENT 4)
    Anke Jentsch, Jürgen Kreyling, Jan Schürings [Details]

  • Fuerteventura (Kanarische Inseln, Spanien) - Vulkanismus und Klimaarchive (DFG Zo 51/33-1)
    Ludwig Zöller [Details]

  • Weiterentwicklung verschiedener Biodiversitäts-Internetportale in Kooperation mit dem IT-Zentrum der Staatlichen Naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB) (Z_Myk_2000-02)
    Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • Microbial Biopolymer Degraders in Agricultural Soil (KO 2912/3-2)
    Adam Wieczorek, Stefanie Hetz, Stefanie Fröhlich, Steffen Kolb, Harold L. Drake [Details]

  • The Drilosphere as a Driver of Microbial Metabolism of Herbicides in Soil: Linking Processes with Populations (DFG HO4020/1-2)
    Anja Dallinger, Marcus A. Horn, Harold L. Drake [Details]

  • Linking nutrient cycles, land use and biodiversity along an elevation gradient on Mt. Kilimanjaro (DFG KU 1184/20
    FOR 1246)

    Guido L.B. Wiesenberg, Bruno Glaser, Yakov Kuzyakov [Details]

  • Rhizodeposition is the main source of carbon and energy for nutrient mobilization in subsoil (DFG KU 1184/21
    FOR 1320)

    Silke Hafner, Guido L.B. Wiesenberg, Yakov Kuzyakov [Details]

  • Controls on ecosystem water use and carbon gain at Mt. Kilimanjaro - differentiation along climate gradients and with land use from the savanna to the alpine zone (DFG FOR 1246 - HU 636/16-1)
    Anna Kühnel, Hannes Thomasch, Johannes Hepp, Lazaro Madadi, Bernd Huwe [Details]

  • Diversität von Weiden (Salix) und Mehlbeeren (Sorbus) (ÖBG - 1)
    Gregor Aas [Details]

  • Die Bedeutung exotischer Baumarten für unseren Wald von Morgen (ÖBG - 4)
    Gregor Aas [Details]

  • ECORES: Ecological relevance of carbon isotope fractionation during dark respiration (WE2681/5-1 DFG)
    Christiane Werner, Frederik Wegener [Details]

  • Invasive Arten (Neophyten) (ÖBG - 2)
    Marianne Lauerer [Details]

  • Diversity of acarophilous fungi in soils (UniBAY A 4515 – I/3)
    Sebastian Werner, Derek Peršoh, Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • Assessment of landscape change and the valuation of forest products in Soyang Lake Watershed (TERRECO WP 4-03)
    [Details]

  • Assessment of regional forest disasters in Soyang Basin using RHESSys (TERRECO WP 3-10)
    Sinkyu Kang [Details]

  • Decline of evergreen coniferous forests due to global warming in Korea (TERRECO WP 3-09)
    Jong Hwan Lim [Details]

  • Effect of PAM, biopolymers and biochar on runoff, erosion, soil properties, and plant growth (TERRECO WP 2-09)
    Sang Soo Lee, Yong Sik Ok [Details]

  • Export of phosphorus and nitrogen from agricultural river basins in Korea (TERRECO WP 2-13)
    Jaesung Eum, Bomchul Kim [Details]

  • Humic substances and aquatic microbial ecology - comparisons in ecosystems of Korea and Germany (TERRECO WP 2-03)
    Tae Seok Ahn, Stefan Peiffer [Details]

  • Landscape level carbon and water balances and agricultural production in mountainous terrein of the Haean Basin, South Korea (TERRECO WP 3-03)
    Bora Lee, John Tenhunen, Hyojung Kwon, Bernd Huwe, Sinkyu Kang [Details]

  • Modeling the economic tradeoffs between agricultural production and environmental protection in Haean catchment (TERRECO WP 4-01)
    Trung Thanh Nguyen, John Tenhunen, Mario Larch [Details]

  • Modelling soil greenhouse gas exchange of the Haean catchment (TERRECO WP 2-15)
    Young-Sun Kim, Ralf Kiese, Klaus Butterbach-Bahl, John Tenhunen [Details]

  • The characteristics of the breeding bird community in the Haean Catchment (TERRECO WP 3-08)
    Chan Ryul Park, Dowon Lee [Details]

  • Novel Approaches in the Understanding of Aromatic Compound Degradation in the Atmosphere: From Theoretical Studies to Simulation Chamber Experiments (ATMOCHEM) (DFG ZE792/6-1)
    Paulo Alarcon, Cornelius Zetzsch [Details]

  • Consequences of more extreme precipitation regimes interacting with land use practices for productivity and diversity of temperate grassland (EVENT 2)
    Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anke Jentsch, Jürgen Kreyling, Kerstin Grant, Roman Hein, Julia Walter [Details]

  • Cultivation of rapid growing, perennial plant species for biomethane production (Bioenergieregion Bayreuth)
    Pedro Gerstberger [Details]

  • Plasticity and adaptation of key plant species from different provenances to extreme climate events (EVENT 3)
    Anke Jentsch, Jürgen Kreyling, Daniel Thiel, Laura Gundlach, Sabrina Backhaus [Details]

  • Insektenflug und Photovoltaikanlagen (2008)
    Siegfried Kehl, Konrad Dettner [Details]

  • Effects of disturbances on biodiversity at the landscape level (Disturbances and biodiversity)
    Anke Jentsch, Martin Alt, Alexander Ulmer, Constanze Buhk, Manuel Steinbauer [Details]

  • Impact of Land-use on Biogeographical Diversity of Soil Prokaryotes and their Functional Links to Atmospheric Chemistry (SPP 1374 - Biodiversity Exploratories) (DFG Dr310/5-1)
    Mirjam Selzer, Astrid Stacheter, Harold L. Drake, Marcus A. Horn, Steffen Kolb [Details]

  • Species and functional diversity patterns in grassland ecosystems and their response to global change (Functional diversity patterns)
    Camilla Wellstein [Details]

  • Bodengeographische Untersuchungen zur Rekonstruktion der quart-ären Landschafts- und Klimaentwicklung im Pamir (DFG ZE 154/63-1)
    Ines Röhringer, Julian Wiesinger, Diana Henniger, Wolfgang Zech, Bruno Glaser, Ludwig Zöller [Details]

  • Effects of extreme weather events (drought, heavy rain, freeze-thaw cycles) and biodiversity on ecosystem function (EVENT)
    Anke Jentsch, Carl Beierkuhnlein, Jürgen Kreyling, Mohammed Abu Sayed Arfin Khan, Sabrina Backhaus, Kerstin Grant, Roman Hein, Laura Gundlach, Jan Schürings, Daniel Thiel, Julia Walter [Details]

  • Host-plant finding by oligolectic bees (Bees)
    Stefan Dötterl [Details]

  • Role of flower scent by interaction of Silene species with their nursery pollinators (Hadena-Silene)
    Stefan Dötterl [Details]

  • Effects of extreme climatic events and diversity on ecosystem functions in experimental and natural plant communities (EVENT 1)
    Carl Beierkuhnlein, Anke Jentsch, Jürgen Kreyling [Details]

  • Establishment of the LIAS light identification system for lichens (Z_Myk_2005-01)
    Gerhard Rambold, Evgeny Davydov, Thomas H. Nash III, Luciana Zedda [Details]

  • Gentianella- Erhaltungskultur (ÖBG - 3)
    Marianne Lauerer [Details]

  • Revision and phylogeny of the genus Sabicea (Sabicea)
    Saleh Ahammad Khan, Sigrid Liede-Schumann [Details]

  • Biodiversität und Radiation afrikanischer Termiten (DFG Ka 526/9)
    Manfred Kaib, Dietrich v. Holst [Details]

  • Chemische Ökologie von Termiten und tropischen Ameisen (DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 678)
    Manfred Kaib, Dietrich v. Holst [Details]

  • Fortentwicklung der beiden Java-basierten Datanbank-Clients NaviKey und Diversity Navigator in Kooperation mit dem IT-Zentrum der Staatlichen Naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB) (Z_AMyk_2001-01)
    Dieter Neubacher, Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • Participation in the continous further datenbase modelling und rich client implementation of the Diversity Workbench framework components ([prev.] BMBF 01LIO205)
    Gerhard Rambold [Details]

  • Analyse der Phylogenie und Radiation der Lepidopteren-Untergattung Agrodiactus (Polyommatus, Lycaenidae, Lepidoptera, Insecta) mit Hilfe molekularer Methoden (DFG Na 90/14-1, 14/2)
    Konrad Fiedler [Details]

  • ASCLEPOL - Pollinators of Periplocoideae, Secamonoideae and Asclepiadoideae (ASCLEPOL)
    Sigrid Liede-Schumann, Ulrich Meve [Details]

  • APOPOL - Pollinators of Apocynaceae s.str. (APOPOL)
    Sigrid Liede-Schumann, Ulrich Meve [Details]



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BayCEER Colloquium:
Th. 2017-11-23
Death and deception: The ecology and evolution of carrion flowers
Th. 2017-11-30
Improving land models through the use of surface temperature evaluations
Inaugural Lecture:
We. 2017-11-22 now
The Roots of Drought Tolerance
Ökologisch-Botanischer Garten:
Su. 2017-12-03
Von Anis bis Zimt: Gewürze im Lebkuchen
Th. 2017-12-07
Ökumenische Andacht zum Advent mit dem Swahili Chor Bayreuth
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