Current Projects of Arthur Gessler

Belowground Resource Complementarity and Species Interactions (Subproject 7) and Root Turn Over (Subproject 6)
Project within the research group: Exploring mechanisms underlying the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning (Jena Experiment)- (DFG Research Group/Forschergruppe) research group and subproject (SP7) incl. follow up project (SP6); 2010-2016.

LandScales - Connecting processes and structures driving the landscape carbon dynamics over scales.
Networking research project funded by the SAW-PAKT funding scheme of the Leibniz Association (WGL); involved institutions: ZALF, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and INRA (Centre de Nancy). 2012-2015.

The dynamics of carbon storage and remobilization in trees as affected by drought – a 14C approach.
nternal seed funding from WSL, Cooperation with Sue Trumbore MPI Jena; 2015-2016

BASIL - Landscape-scale biodiversity and the balancing of provisioning, regulating and supporting ecosystem services.
BiodivERsA/FACCE-JPI project with partners from Germany, France, Spain and Switzerland. Start 2015

The effects of drought on the interplay between carbon and nitrogen relations in trees
Project approved and funded for 3 years by the Swiss National Fund (SNF); 2016-2019

Transitions from natural to domesticated environments and novel communities. “Bridging in Biodiversity Science” (BIBS; Project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). Start 2016