TER News

  • TER Retreat @ Schloss Drosendorf


    TER - the Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research - met at Schloss Drosendorf, an idyllic castle North of Vienna at the Czech border, for a two-day retreat between June 18th and 19th 2018. The retreat was dedicated to intensively discuss ...

  • Congratulations - MSc Julia Wiesenbauer !


    Congratulations to Julia Wiesenbauer, who successfully defended her Master's thesis "Native soil organic matter composition affects the magnitude of the rhizosphere priming effect in permafrost soils“ on Thursday 26th April 2018! Excellent, Julia!

  • Microbial carbon and nutrient cycling in ecosystems - Uni Podcast with Andreas Richter (in German only)


    Andreas Richter talks about his research on microbial carbon and nutrient cycling through ecosystems and their interactions with climate change in the "Audimax" Podcast series of the University of Vienna 

  • Writing Science Workshop by Professor Josh Schimel


    Members of the Soil Ecology Research Group @ DMES were privileged to attend a Writing Science Workshop by Professor Josh Schimel, University of California Santa Barbara, held at the Department for Microbiology and Ecosystem Science on April 16th 2018. The ...

  • Können Mikroben unser Klima retten? (in German only)


    Landwirtschaftlich genutzte Böden mit Kohlenstoff anzureichern könnte helfen die CO2 Konzentration in der Atmosphäre zu verringern. Wie das funktionieren kann und was Mikroben damit zu tun haben, erklärt Jörg Schnecker vom Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science in seinem Blogbeitrag ...

  • TER retreat at the Kahlenberg


    TER - the Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research met at the Kahlenberg in the Vienna Woods for a one-day retreat on Monday February 26, 2018. Scientific presentations by MSc and PhD students as well as PostDocs and group leaders gave on ...

  • New Paper in Environmental Research Letters: Amino acid production exceeds plant nitrogen demand in Siberian tundra


    Arctic plant productivity is often limited by low soil N availability. This has been attributed to slow breakdown of N-containing polymers in litter and soil organic matter (SOM) into smaller, available units, and to shallow plant rooting constrained by permafrost ...

  • Congratulations - MSc Stefan Gorka


    Congratulations to Stefan Gorka, who successfully defended his Master thesis "Carbon and nitrogen exchange between plant roots, ectomycorrhizal fungi and soil bacteria in the mycorrhizosphere of Fagus sylvatica“ on Thursday 21 December 2017! Excellent, Stefan.

  • SEACUE: New FWF Project for Jörg Schnecker


    Jörg Schnecker has recently received funding for a new project called "SEACUE - Seasonal dynamics of soil microbial carbon sequestration" from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). 

    Congratulations Jörg!

  • SINA 2017


    SINA 15th Stable Isotope Network Austria Meeting - 24th-25th of Nov, 2017

    The 15th Stable Isotope Network Austria (SINA) Meeting is organized by the Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science and the Department of Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna.

    Stable isotope ...