CBL researchers conduct projects of c. 8 million euro funding and roughly 25 external partners are involved. Activities are regional but cover also EU projects and international research groups. At Georg-August-University CBL brings together the faculties "Biologie and Psychology", "Agricultural Sciences" and Forest Science and Silviculture".
- Ecological and socioeconomic ecosystem functions
- Nutrient cycling and food webs
- Climate change and land use
- Agricultural systems of animal and crop production