Research

Projects


  • 2021 - 2024 Digital Forest - A real-time forest monitoring system for climate change impacts
    Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture, Volkswagen Foundation

  • 2016 - 2021 OXYLFUX - Oxygen flux measurements as a new tracer for the carbon and nitrogen cycles in terrestrial ecosystems
    European Research Council

  • 2015 - 2024 SIGNAL - Sustainable intensification of agriculture through agroforestry
    Subproject: The influence of agroforestry on evaporation and transpiration
    Subproject: The influence of agroforestry on carbon assimilation and respiration
    Subproject: The impact of agroforestry on CO2 and water vapour exchange
    BMBF

  • 2012 - 2023 CRC 990 - Ecological and socioeconomic functions of tropical lowland rainforest transformation systems (Sumatra, Indonesia)
    Subproject A03: Understanding land-atmosphere exchange processes in land-use transformation systems
    Subproject A07: Spatio-temporal scaling of the impacts of land-use and climate change in land transformation systems in Indonesia
    Subproject Z02: Central Scientific Support Unit
    DFG

  • 2018 - 2021 METHANE-WATCH - Estimating methane fluxes in upland temperate forests from novel high precision field measurements and machine learning models

  • since 2012 ICOS-D - German contribution to the European Integrated Carbon Observation System
    BMBF



  • Concluded Projects


  • 2015 - 2018 FONASO Erasmus Mundus Programm - Effects of climatic extrems on carbon and water cycle in various land-use types
    European Commission

  • 2012 - 2015 FONASO Erasmus Mundus Programm - Quantifying land use and land cover changes in South-East Asia and the effects on carbon and energy fluxes to the atmosphere using remote sensing
    European Commission

  • 2013 - 2016 BaririFlux - Identifying environmental drivers of carbon and water fluxes and the origin of atmospheric water over a tropical mountain rainforest in Sulawesi, Indonesia
    DFG

  • 2013 - 2016 IsoFlux - Direct eddy covariance measurements of the stable isotope composition of CO2 and H2O fluxes between forest and atmosphere
    DFG

  • 2011 - 2014 Biodiversitäts-Exploratorien - Enhancing the understanding of canopy biodiversity: Estimating forest canopy surface temperature by airborne laser scanning, thermal infrared scanning, and 3D radiation modeling
    DFG Schwerpunktprogramm SPP 1374/3 "Biodiversitäts-Exploratorien", gemeinsames Projekt mit Abt. Waldinventur und Fernerkundung (Prof. C. Kleinn)

  • 2012 - 2013 ICOS-D - German contribution to the European Integrated Carbon Observation System
    BMBF

  • 2009 - 2013 KLIFF - Klimafolgenforschung - Szenarien für die Klimaanpassung
    Querschnittsthema 1: Regionale Klimaprojektionen
    Arbeitspaket 1: Klimaänderung und extreme Wetterereignisse
    Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture

  • 2010 - 2012 Vulnerability of the carbon and water cycles in primary rainforest and agroforestry ecosystems in Indonesia to Climate change (pdf)
    DFG-Paketantrag: Environmental and Land Use Change in Sulawesi, Indonesia: Socio-economic and Ecological Perspectives (Vorbehaltlich entgültiger Bewilligung)

  • 2010 - 2013 BEST - Bioenergieregionen stärken
    ÖL1-Bioklimatologie (Wechselwirkungen Landnutzungsänderungen - Regionalklima)
    BMBF

  • 2010 - 2013 Multisensorielle Methoden zur Rekonstruktion der 3-D Waldstruktur
    DFG-Projekt AOBJ: 571622

  • 2008 - 2011 ALUCCSA - Adaptation of Landuse to Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Teilprojekt 3: Energy balance of ruminant animal
    Teilprojekt 8: 3D-radiation fields in various land use systems
    BMZ/GTZ