Projects - Experimental Plant Ecology
Paludiculture for nutrient retention
Funded by: Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programm 2014 - 2020
Project duration: 2019 -
Bud dormancy under climate warming
Warming-induced changes in bud dormancy and their effects on leaf phenology in common European tree species.
Project duration: 2018 - 2021
Understanding turnover and exchange of matter in wetlands to foster better land management, climate adaptation and protection of water bodies (Joint research project).
Funded by: Programme for Excellence in Research Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Project duration: 2017-2021
Restoration and prognosis of peat formation in fens - linking diversity in plant functional traits to soil biological and biogeochemical processes (Joint research project).
Funded by: DFG (ERA-Net BiodivERsA)
Project duration: 2017-2020
Baltic Coastal System Analysis and Status Evaluation(Joint research project).
Funded by: BMBF
Project duration: 2016 - 2019
Potentials and limits of phenotypic plasticity and genetic adaptation in Fagus sylvatica (Project A6 in DFG Research Training Group 2010 “RESPONSE”: Biological RESPONSEs to Novel and Changing Environments).
Funded by: DFG
Project duration: 2015-2019
Snow in temperate forests
The ecological and biogeochemical importance of snow cover for temperate forest ecosystems (Gradient Field Experiment combined with climate chamber experiments).
Funded by: DFG
Project duration: 2016-2018
International Drought Experiment
Contributing one site of coastal heathlands on Hiddensee to the International Drought Experiment (IDE) within Drought-Net (a global network to assess terrestrial ecosystem sensitivity to drought) with field scale drought and snow-removal experiments.
Project duration: 2015-2018
Effects of extreme weather events (drought, heavy rain, freeze-thaw cycles) and biodiversity on ecosystem function
Funded by: DFG, State of Bavaria, Oberfrankenstiftung
Project duration: 2005-ongoing