Overview of subprojects

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

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

  • 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
  • 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
    Estación Cientifica San Francisco
  • Mr. Pablo Armando Alvarez Figueroa (PhD student)
    Pablo Armando Alvarez Figueroa
    Institute of Geography and Geoecology
    Reinhard-Paumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe
  • Mrs. Maria Federer (Trainee)
    Maria Federer
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    76131 Karlsruhe

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

X1 Phenology of tropical tree species – environmental cues, molecular mechanisms, and consequences for plant-animal interactions

X2 Radar Network Ecuador - Peru

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


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