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  • MSc. Judith Braun

    26.04.16
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    Congratulations!

    Judith Braun successfully defended her Master thesis entitled „Getting to the bottom of 15N Isotope Pool Dilution technique - Gross N Mineralization revisited".
    Excellent, Judith!

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  • Field course in Costa Rica February 2016

    07.03.16
    News

    Wolfgang Wanek, Andreas Richter and Christina Kaiser just returned from a field course in Costa Rica, where they studied soils, plants and ants together with Veronika Meyer and Werner Huber (Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research) ...

  • New article on Microbial Carbon Use Efficiency

    15.02.16
    Publication
    First study to use incorporation of 18O - H2O into DNA to estimate microbial growth and carbon use efficiency.
     
    Microbial carbon use efficiency and biomass turnover times depending on soil
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  • MSc. Karoline Klaus

    28.01.16
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    Congratulations!

    Karoline Klaus successfully defended her Master thesis entitled „A novel approach to measure microbial carbon use efficiency by estimating growth from 18O incorporation into DNA". Excellent, Karo!

  • Social microbes

    New article in Nature Communications

    05.12.15
    Publication

    Social dynamics within decomposer communities lead to nitrogen retention and organic matter build-up in soils,
    C. Kaiser, O. Franklin, A. Richter & U. Dieckmann, Nature Communications 6: 8960
     

  • MSc. Anna Teufl

    02.12.15
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    Congratulations!

    Anna successfully defended her Master thesis entitled "Controls on soil organic matter decomposition along a latitudinal transect in Western Siberia". Well done, Anna!

  • Sampling campaign at Nouragues Field station

    12.11.15
    News

    Welcome back: David Zezula and Andreas Richter just returned from a sampling campaign at the Inselberg Camp at the Nouragues Field station, French Guayana. Yield: 32 kg of fresh soil samples – lab work can start soon!

  • DMES RETREAT AT LAKE ATTERSEE

    13.10.15
    Event

    The three divisions CUBE, TER and DOME met for the first retreat of the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science (DMES) from October 5-7 at lake Attersee in Upper Austria. Scientific presentations by master students, PhD students and postdocs gave ...

  • New paper in Global Biogeochemical Cycles

    10.10.15
    Publication

    Microbial nitrogen dynamics in organic and mineral soil horizons along a latitudinal transect in Western Siberia. Wild, B., Schnecker, J., Knoltsch, J., Takriti, M., Mooshammer, M., Gentsch, N., Mikutta, R., Eloy Alves, R.J., Gittel, A., Lashchinskiy, N., Richter, A. Global ...

  • FWF project micrON

    12.09.15
    News

    We congratulate Wolfgang Wanek, who received funding for the FWF project “micrON - Environmental controls of microbial organic nitrogen cycling in soils“