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 …
Last week Georg taught at the InnSAR (Innsbruck Summer School of Alpine Research – Surface-Atmosphere Exchange over Mountainous Terrain) summer school. This week Georg attended the 33rd International Conference on Alpine Meteorology and gave a presentation on the advection experiment in Torgnon.
On 25th July Albin gave a lecture on the basics of the eddy covariance method and their application for ecosystem research in mountain areas with particular reference to the flux tower measurements we were operating 2013-2014 at Furka pass.
New paper: Heinl, M., Hammerle, A., Tappeiner, U., Leitinger, G. (2014) Determinants of urban-rural land surface temperature differences – a landscape scale perspective. Landscape and Urban Planning, in press.
Albin and Georg presented last week at the Tereno International Conference at Bonn.