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".

Research areas

  • Ecological and socioeconomic ecosystem functions
  • Nutrient cycling and food webs
  • Bioenergy
  • Climate change and land use
  • Agricultural systems of animal and crop production


Conference "Soil Biota driven Ecosystem Services in European Agriculture" of the Soilman project in Oktober 2019


Soil sampling in the IMPAC3 project