Katharina (fourth from left) and Felix (leftmost) were officially awarded their PhD fellowships by the University of Innsbruck (picture courtesy of university press office).
Paul Stoy visited us (pictures showing him at our field site Neustift and together with Albin and Katharina at the Grawa waterfall in Stubai Valley) to give a presentation on “Interpreting processes by observing patterns: Data-intensive strategies for understanding the role of ecosystems in the climate system”.
New paper: ,, , , , , Knohl A. (2014) Soil H2 18O labelling reveals the effect of drought on C18OO fluxes to the atmosphere. Journal of Experimental Botany 65, 5783-5793. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eru312.
Today Ankur Desai, Univ. of Wisconsin currently on sabbatical leave at KIT/IMK-IFU in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, was visiting the Institute of Ecology and gave a presentation in our seminar series entitled “Predominately Pessimistic Plants Populate the Planet: Insights from eddy flux towers and model experiments on regional biogeochemical-climate feedbacks“.
Today we hosted John Gamon (University of Alberta) as a guest in our group. John, traveling from the EuroSpec final conference in Trento to Zürich, discussed opportunities and challenges of merging proximal sensing and flux measurements in our group and enjoyed a visit to our field site Neustift.
Manuela Balzarolo (University of Antwerp) is visiting us this week to work on linking hyperspectral reflectance data with eddy covariance flux data from mountain grasslands in Austria and Italy.
Gerrit Schoups (Delft University, The Netherlands) was visiting us to discuss Bayesian parameter estimation methods based on uncertain input and calibration data and to give a presentation in the seminar series Ökologisches Kolloquium. The picture shows Gerrit and Albin during a field visit at Neustift.