Archive: The Year 2016

Visit to Weizmann Institute

This week Georg visited the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot (Israel) to give a presentation in the Earth and Planetary Sciences department seminar on “Gross primary productivity – the blind men and the Elephant”.

The pictures below show the hosts, Dan Yakir and Eyal Rotenberg, together with Georg during dinner and two impressions of a field visit to Yatir forest and surroundings – what a contrast to our Alpine flux sites …

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Farewell to Ray

With great sadness we received notice that Ray Leuning, Australian micrometeorology and biophysical ecology pioneer and good friend, has passed last week.

IMAG0319The picture shows Ray and Georg in May 2012 during the break of mountain bike trip near Innsbruck.

You’ll be thoroughly missed Ray!



New paper

Desai A. R., Wohlfahrt G., Zeeman M. J., Katata G., Eugster W., Montagnani L., Gianelle D., Mauder M., Schmid H.-P. (2015) Montane ecosystems respond more to global circulation patterns than climatic trends. Environmental Research Letters 11 (2): 024013, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024013.

Tyrolean Science Fund grant handed over to Florian

On Friday, within the frame of a larger ceremony, the grants of the latest call by the Tyrolean Science Fund have been handed over to the recipients, including Florian, who luckily even made it onto a picture (the tall guy in the second row; image by Land Tirol/Sax) distributed to the media. Tilg_Wissenschaftsfond_220116_Klein-737x470

New paper

Jud W., Fischer L., Canaval E., Wohlfahrt G., Tissier A., Hansel A. (2016) Plant surface reactions: an opportunistic ozone defence mechanism impacting atmospheric chemistry. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, 277-292, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-277-2016. [OPEN ACCESS]

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