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A1 Atmospheric fluxes and optical trait diversity under climate and land use changes - observations and LSM modelling


  • Dr. Katja Trachte (PI)
    Katja Trachte
    Laboratory for Climatology and Remote Sensing
    Deutschhausstr. 10
    Philipps University of Marburg
    Faculty of Geography
    35032 Marburg

    +49(6421)28-25960
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Bendix (PI)
    Jörg Bendix
    Faculty of Geography
    Deutschhausstraße 10
    Philipps University of Marburg
    Laboratory for Climatology and Remote Sensing
    35032 Marburg

    +49 06421/2824266
  • Miss Rebecca Kropp (Trainee)
    Rebecca Kropp

A2 Simulating response and effect mechanisms of global climate change on hydrological fluxes in tropical montane ecosystems



A3 Nutrient supply as driver of biomass production and associated ecosystem water fluxes along a land-use and climate gradient


  • Dipl. Geogr. Andre Velescu (PostDoc)
    Andre Velescu
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Arbeitsgruppe Geomorphologie und Bodenkunde
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe
  • Mr. Tobias Fabian (Diploma student)
    Tobias Fabian
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe
  • Ing. Jimmy Alexander Villalta (Technician)
    Jimmy Alexander Villalta
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wilcke (PI)
    Wolfgang Wilcke
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Institute of Geography and Geoecology
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

    +49 (0)721/60841621

A4 Integration of ecophysiological processes and biotic interactions within a dynamic vegetation model (LSMBio): tree hydraulics, trait diversity, tree recruitment and insect herbivory



B1 Linking tree above- and belowground traits across environmental and disturbance gradients in highly diverse tropical montane forests



B2 Tree physiological and structural properties as response and effect traits of bioticatmospheric interactions in natural and anthropogenic eco-systems in South Ecuador



B3 Trait-dependent effects of biotic and abiotic filters on plant regeneration



B4 Integrating abiotic covariates, functional trait diversity and consequences of important processes on the ecosystem level



Z Coordination and Data Management




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