Projects

This page provides information about ongoing (completed) research projects which are (have been) lead by the Biometeorology group or where we (have) participate(d) as partners.

Current Projects

  • Carbonyl sulfide exchange between terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere: the role of soils
    TWF | 2015-2016 | principal investigator (Florian Kitz)
  • EXCARB: Influence of climate extremes on carbon dynamics across the boundaries of aquatic ecosystems
    funded by Austrian Academy of Sciences | 2015-2017 | project partner
  • Carbonyl sulfide exchange between terrestrial ecosystems ecosystems and the atmosphere
    funded by FWF | 2015-2017 | principal investigator
  • Land-atmosphere carbon monoxide exchange
    funded by FWF | 2014-2016 | principal investigator (Albin Hammerle)
  • On the role of advection for the net carbon dioxide exchange of short-statured ecosystems in complex terrain
    funded by FWF | 2014-2016 | principal investigator
  • HiResAlp: An innovative framework for the integration of multisource data to determine soil moisture and evapotranspiration at high resolution in Alpine regions
    funded by Autonome Provinz Bozen – Südtirol | 2013-2015 | project partner

Completed Projects

  • Fluxes of biogenic oxygenated volatile organic compounds between mountain grassland ecosystems and the atmosphere
    funded by FWF | 2011-2014 | principal investigator
  • Development of a method/measurement system for imaging acquisition of reflectance data in the near-infraed wave band
    funded by FFG | 2013-2014 | principal investigator | collaboration with GRID-IT
  • HydroAlp: Modelling the interaction between the water cycle, vegetation and climate in Alpine environments
    funded by Autonome Provinz Bozen – Südtirol | 2011-2014 | project partner | project page (external link)
  • Fluxes of biogenic oxygenated volatile organic compounds between mountain grassland ecosystems and the atmosphere
    funded by TWF | 2011-2013 | principal investigator
  • GHG-Europe
    project page (external link) | EU FP 7 | 2010-2013 | project partner
  • Tee für Puk: Talente erreichen & entwickeln am Forschungsbeispiel Pflanzen und Klima
    project page (external link) | funded by FFG | 2012-2013 | project partner
  • GrassClim: Interactive effects of changes in climate and management on the yield and carbon dioxide source/sink strength of grasslands
    Sparkling Science project funded by BM.W_F | 2010-2012 | principal investigator
  • StartClim 2011: Auswirkungen von Bodentrockenheit auf die Transpiration österreichischer Baumarten
    project page (external link) | final report (external link) | funded by LebensministeriumBM.W_F and Österreichische Bundesforste | 2011-2012 | principal investigator
  • Development of a cavity ring-down sensor for real-time measurement of atmospheric mercury concentrations and fluxes
    project page (external link) | funded by NSF | 2009-2012 | project partner
  • Measuring and modelling fluxes of volatile organic compounds (VOC) between mountain grassland ecosystems and the atmosphere
    project page (external link) | funded by FWF | 2007-2010 | principal investigator
  • Measuring and modelling fluxes of volatile organic compounds (VOC) between mountain grassland ecosystems and the atmosphere
    funded by TWF | 2008-2010 | principal investigator
  • Plant growth in a CO2-rich future
    Sparkling Science project funded by BM.W_F | 2008-2009 | project partner
  • A comparative analysis of the net ecosystem CO2, H2O and energy exchange of mountain meadows
    project page (external link) | funded by FWF | 2005-2007 | principal investigator
  • A comparative analysis of the net ecosystem CO2, H2O and energy exchange of mountain meadows
    TWF | 2005-2007 | principal investigator
  • Effects of land-use changes on sources, sinks and fluxes of carbon in European mountain areas
    project page (external link) | EU FP5 | 2001-2004 | project partner
  • Development of a soil-vegetation-atmosphere-transfer (SVAT) model for simulation of mass and energy exchange in mountain grassland ecosystems
    project page (external link) | funded by FWF | 2000-2003 | project partner