BayCEER Members at the University of Bayreuth

Agroecology

Johanna Pausch
Hotspots of C input, rhizosphere processes, soil CO2 efflux, rhizodeposition on field scale

Animal Ecology I

Heike Feldhaar
Endosymbionts, biological invasions, effects of land-use intensification on insect communities

Animal Ecology I

Christian Laforsch
Marine biology, molecular biology, ecology, microplastic

Animal Ecology I

Martin Löder
Microplastics: Sampling and spectroscopic analysis, impact on organisms

Animal Ecology I

Oliver Otti
Bedbugs, reproductive immunity, sperm-microbe interactions

Animal Ecology I

Max Rabus
Inducible defenses, predator-prey interactions, phenotypic plasticity

BayCEER - Analytics

Martin Obst
Microscale, redox reactions, biofilms

BayCEER - IBG

Gerhard Gebauer
C and N cycle, climate changing trace gases, plant nitrogen metabolism, mycoheterotrophy

BayCEER - IT

Stefan Holzheu
Software for sensor data collection, database-supported content and conference management systems

BayCEER Office

Birgit Thies
Science management, public relations, transfer, alumni networking

Biogeography

Carl Beierkuhnlein
Climate change impact research, large scale biodiversity patterns, island biogeography, macroecology

Biogeography

Stephanie Thomas
Interconnections between climate change, biodiversity and health

Climatology

Cyrus Samimi
Interdependencies & change of climatic, eco-climatological, and environmental patterns

Didactics of Biology

Franz X. Bogner
Teaching and learning research on environment & ecology, computer in class, learning in the lab

Disturbance Ecology

Anke Jentsch
Vegetation science, biodiversity, plant community ecology, climate change experiments, resilience

Disturbance Ecology

Mohammed Abu Sayed Arfin Khan
Effects of extreme climatic events on plants /ecosystem functioning, adaptation strategies, forests

Disturbance Ecology

Andreas von Heßberg
Sustainable use of alpine grassland soils, aquatic ecology, vegetation science, forestry

Disturbance Ecology

Peter Wilfahrt
Plant community dynamics, taxonomic & functional diversity, alpine grassland productivity

Ecol.-Botanical Garden

Elisabeth Obermaier
Insect-plant/ host-parasitoid inter­actions, land-use influence, bio­logi­cal pest control, resistance breeding

Ecol.-Botanical Garden

Gregor Aas
Diversity of willows (Salix) and haw (Sorbus), new tree species for forests under climate change

Ecol.-Botanical Garden

Marianne Lauerer
Invasive plant species, tropical fruit production under greenhouse conditions

Ecological Microbiology

Harold L. Drake
Physiology and biochemistry of acetogenic bacteria, anaerobic microbial processes in soils

Ecological Modelling

Michael Hauhs
Theoretical description of ecosystems, ecosystem management models, ecosystem phenomenology

Ecological Modelling

Christina Bogner
Soil hydrology, remote sensing, land use, vis-NIR spectroscopy, time series analysis

Ecological Modelling

Britta Aufgebauer
Nonlinear methods of time series analysis, complex dynamic systems

Ecological Services

Thomas Koellner
Biodiversity assessment, land use change, regional and global ecosystem services, bioplastics

Ecology of Sports

Volker Audorff
Influence of outdoor sports on ecosystem functions

Environmental Geochemistry

Britta Planer-Friedrich
Speciation of redox-sensitive trace elements, identification of transformation, mobility, toxicity

Environmental Geochemistry

Jörg Schaller
Metal(loid) cycling and fixation, organic matter decom­position, effect of silicon availability

Evolutionary Animal Ecology

Sandra Steiger
Evolutionary, behavioural and chemical ecology of insects, insect family life, carrion ecology

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Evolutionary Animal Ecology

Johannes Stökl

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Evolutionary Animal Ecology

Taina Conrad

Functional and Tropical Plant Ecology

Bettina Engelbrecht
Climate and land use change, plant functional traits & species distribution

Functional and Tropical Plant Ecology

Leonor Álvarez-Cansino
Plant physiological ecology, water relations, drought, global change ecology

Functional and Tropical Plant Ecology

Eun-Young Jung
Plant physiology, ecohydrology, ecosystem responses to climate/land use change

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Alfons Weig
Fingerprinting, marker, expression & metagenome analyses, identification of organisms, genotyping, NGS

Geomorphology

Ludwig Zöller
Quaternary research, luminescence dating, paleo and environmental magnetism, loess research

Geomorphology

Christoph Schmidt
Luminescence dating, low-temperature thermochronometry, Quaternary science

Geomorphology

Klaus-Martin Moldenhauer
Fluvial morphodynamics, periglacial cover-beds, holocene landscape development

Geomorphology

Ulrich Hambach
Paleo- and rock magnetics, archaeo- and environ­mental magnetism, loess research

Hydrological Modelling

Jan Fleckenstein
Groundwater-surface water interactions, heat as natural tracer, biogeochemical processes

Hydrology

Stefan Peiffer
Groundwater protection, water quali­ty, aquatic biogeochemistry, sub­sur­face anaerobic redox processes

Hydrology

Sven Frei
Hydrogeology, numerical modeling, interactions between hydrology and biogeochemistry

Hydrology

Luisa Hopp
Water and material flows in multidimensional hydrologic models, isotope and tracer hydrology

Hydrology

Bouchra Marouane
Schwertmannite adsorbents clean-up technology, agricultural practices and groundwater quality

Limnological Research Station

Ben Gilfedder
Coupling of hydrological/­biogeo­chemical processes, hyporheic exchange, radon as natural tracer

Micrometeorology

Christoph Thomas
Turbulence in micrometeorology, trends in climate change science, observational tools

Micrometeorology

Wolfgang Babel
Surface - atmosphere exchange of energy and carbon, impact of land-use changes

Micrometeorology

Karl Lapo
Radiation, irradiation, energy Balance, land surface modeling, snow hydrology

Micrometeorology

Johannes Lüers

Mycology

Gerhard Rambold
Mycology, lichenology, biodiversity and ecoinformatics, cecidology

Plant Ecology Group

Steven Higgins
Processes influencing distribution and dynamics of plants, prediction of future land-surface states

Plant Ecology Group

Timo Conradi
Vegetation dynamics, megafauna ecosystems, restoration and conservation ecology

Plant Ecology Group

Andreas Schweiger
Non-equilibrium ecosystem dynamics, environmental predictability

Plant Genetics

Angelika Mustroph
Plant responses to oxygen defi­ciency: gene expression, metabolic & morphological adaptation

Plant Physiology

Stephan Clemens
Metal hyperaccumulation, phytoremediation, biofortification, metabolomics

Plant Systematics

Sigrid Liede-Schumann
Biogeography, floral biology, phylogeny, pollination, taxonomy, Rubiaceae, Apocynaceae

Plant Systematics

Ulrich Meve
Biogeography, floral biology, phylogeny, pollination, taxonomy, Rubiaceae, Apocynaceae

Plant Systematics

Nicolai M. Nürk
Biodiversity, biogeography, evolution, phylogenetics /-genomics, plant systematics, integrative taxonomy

Plant Systematics

Martin Feulner
Function of floral scents, genetic structure of Sorbus latifolia, biodiversity of terrestrial plants

Plant Systematics

Andreas Hemp
Vegetation ecology, paleobotany, ethnobotany

Soil Biogeochemistry

Marie Spohn
Element / phosphorus cycling, ecological stoichiometry, soil microbial ecology, rhizosphere

Soil Ecology

Eva Lehndorff

Soil Ecology

Egbert Matzner
Biogeochemie of forest ecosystems, root and mycorrhiza effects, C/N/P cycle, dissolved organic matter

Soil Ecology

Werner Borken
Forest soils, coarse woody debris, peatlands, isotopes (14C, 13C, 15N)

Soil Physics

Andrea Carminati
Rhizosphere, root water uptake, vadose zone hydrology, pore scale models, imaging methods, drought

Upcoming ...

BayCEER Colloquium:
Th. 2018-11-22
How to tackle nonlinear and disequilibrium responses in ecology and environmental research
Th. 2018-11-29
New aspects of microbial sulfur cycling: from novel sulfate reducers to pyrite-forming microorganisms
Th. 2018-12-06
Microbial storage compounds in soil: a neglected dimension of the carbon cycle
Ökologisch-Botanischer Garten:
Su. 2018-12-02
Ähnlich und doch verschieden: Fichten und Tannen
Tu. 2018-12-04
Ökumenische Andacht zum Advent mit dem Swahili Chor Bayreuth (ESG & KHG)
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