Working Groups

Acronym

Title

Date

PI

Postdoc

sEcoEvo

Biodiversity Dynamics: The Nexus Between Space & Time

19.-23.03.2018
13.-17.08.2018

Rosemary Gillespie
Michael Hickerson

sELDiG

Explaining the latitudinal diversity gradient: synthesizing knowledge via data-driven mechanistic modelling

16.-20.10.2017
11.-15.06.2018

Allen Hurlbert
Catherine Graham

sLandServ

Linking Landscape Structure to Ecosystem Services

11.-14.12.2017
N.N.

Jonathan Rhodes
Jean Paul Metzger

sOcioLock-in

Understanding the undesirable resilience in socio-ecological systems driving biodiversity loss

05.-09.02.2018
04.-07.06.2018

Tom Oliver
Emily Boyd

sTURN

Does time drive space? Building a mechanistic linkage between spatial and temporal turnover in metacommunities

06.-10.11.2017
05.-09.11.2018

Zsófia Horváth
Robert Ptacnik

sUrBioCity

Deciphering Drivers of Urban Biodiversity across Multiple Scales

09.-13.10.2017
N.N.

Christopher Swan

sMon

Synthesis and evaluation of monitoring data in Germany

27.11.-01.12.2017

Florian Jansen
Aletta Bonn
Helge Bruelheide

Jürgen Dengler

sECURE

Separating Environmental Changes and their effects on commUnity tRaits in European butterflies

15.-19.05.2017
N.N.

Oliver Schweiger
Josef Settele

sWORM

A global soil biodiversity database and its application to data synthesis and theory development

14.-17.03.2017
13.-16.11.2017

Erin Cameron
Nico Eisenhauer

Helen Phillips

sMonodominance

Towards a unifying theory of the emergence and maintenance of monodominance in species-rich tropical forests

31.01.-03.02.2017
23.-26.01.2018

Andreas Huth
Kelvin Peh

sCAP

Testing the conservation value of phylogenetic diversity

05.-08.12.2016
02.-05.05.2017

Arne Mooers
Caroline M. Tucker

sTeleBES

Telecoupled use of biodiversity and ecosystem services: synthesis of concepts, methods and evidence

28.11.-02.12.2016
25.-29.09.2017

Matthias Schröter
Thomas Koellner
Aletta Bonn

sAPROPOS

Analysis of PROjections of POpulationS

23.-25.11.2016
06.-10.02.2017
12.-16.06.2017

Roberto Salguero-Gomez

sPRED

Synthesizing Predictability Research of Ecological Dynamics

07.-11.11.2016
23.-27.10.2017

Frank Pennekamp
Alison Iles

sFDvent

A functional trait perspective on the global biodiversity of hydrothermal vent communities

10.-13.10.2016
24.-28.04.2017

Amanda Bates
Abbie Chapman

sCAFE

Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems in Open Systems

29.02.-04.03.2016
13.-17.06.2016

Morgan Ernest
Mathew Leibold

Katherine Bannar-Martin

sPLAT

Synthesis on Pollen Limitation And Terrestrial biodiversity

25.-29.01.2016

Tiffany Knight
Tia-Lynn Ashman
Janette Steets

 

sNiche

Expanding Neo-Chessonian coexistence theory towards a stochastic theory for species rich communities

18.-20.01.2016
06.-08.06.2016

Thorsten Wiegand
Stan Harpole

 

sToichNutNet

Linking ecological stoichiometry with environment‐diversity-productivity relationships in grasslands

11.-14.01.2016
09.-12.01.2017
19.-22.06.2017

Elizabeth Borer
Anne Ebeling

 

sMarD

Global Changes in Marine Plankton Diversity and Productivity

30.11.-04.12.2015

Aleksandra Lewandowska
Boris Worm

 

sFIND

Functional Information: its potential for quantifying biodiversity and its relation to ecosystem functioning

07.-11.09.2015

Keith Farnsworth
Ivo Große

 

Human decision making

Synthesis of micro-scale human decision making to mitigate risks to ecosystem services

29.06.-03.07.2015

Maja Schlüter
Marco Janssen

sTEP

Synthesising Trait Evolution in Plants

18.-21.05.2015

William Pearse
Jeannine Cavender-Bares

 

LU-BD-ES

Effects of land use on the trade-off between biodiversity and provisioning ecosystem services

20.-24.04.2015

Ralf Seppelt

sESMOD

Next Generation Models for Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity

14.-17.04.2015

Elena Bennett
Gretchen Daily

 

sErvices

Can ecological network information improve the efficacy of biodiversity conservation for ecosystem services in the face of unavoidable uncertainty?

16.-20.03.2015
04.-08.04.2016

Laura Dee
Steven Gaines

 

sEpiDiv

Towards understanding the causes and consequences of epigenetic diversity

02.-06.03.2015
23.-25.09.2015

Katrin Heer
Lars Opgenoorth

 

Acacia invasions

Anticipatory governance and societal feedbacks in socio-environmental transitions: multi-continental acacia invasions as a model system

16.-19.02.2015

Dave Richardson
Christoph Kueffer

JSCM

International Joint Synthesis Centre Meeting

27.-30.01.2015

Marten Winter

 

sEcoToxDiv

Ecotoxicology for B-EF research: experimental design of aquatic multi-trophic experiments

15.-18.12.2014

Frederik De Laender
Paul Van den Brink

 

sFunDivEUROPE

Synthesis workshop

24.-26.11.2014

Eric Allan
Lars Gamfeld

 

sRareBioS

Importance of rare microbes for soil ecosystem services

25.-28.11.2014

Gera Hol
Alexandre Jousset

 

sUMMITDiv

Europe’s alpine flora: past, present and future

10.-20.11.2014

Sonja Wipf

 

sWEEP

Synthetizing Worldwide Ecology, Evolution and Physiology

21.-24.10.2014

Miguel Ángel Olalla Tárraga
Ignacio Morales Castilla

Joanne Bennett

sChange

Quantifying biodiversity change through time

10.-12.10.2014 22.-26.02.2016

Nico Eisenhauer
Forest Isbell

Sarah Supp
Maria Dornelas

 

Urban ESS

Ecological and Social Linkages among Biodiversity, ESS, and Environmental Policy and Management in the World’s Cities

01.-04.07.2014

Myla Aronson
Charles Nilon

From water to land

Exploring the linkages between anthropogenically-driven shifts in marine and terrestrial biodiversity and ESS in a rapidly globalizing coastal region within a biodiversity hotspot

16.-19.06.2014

Seeta Sistla
Daniel Kramer

Restoration Synthesis

Feedbacks between biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services during the recovery process of restored ecosystems after anthropogenic disturbance

26.-28.05.2014

David Moreno
Holly P. Jones

sFOSSIL

Integrating Phylogenies, Fossils and Earth System Dynamics

05.-08.05.2014

Jan Schnitzler
Andreas Mulch

 

sOILDIV

A framework to improve our understanding of the distribution of global soil biodiversity: establishing the first quantitative synthesis

01.-04.04.2014

Diana Wall
Kelly Ramirez

Kelly Ramirez

sTREEDIV

Using Tree Diversity as an Insurance for the Stable Functioning of Forest Ecosystems

17.-21.03.2014

Andy Hector
Bart Muys

Simon Bilodeau-Gauthier

sTUNDRA

Tundra ecosystem change: Scaling shrub expansion from site to biome

24.02.-07.03.2014
04.-08.05.2015

Isla Myers-Smith
Sarah Elmendorf

Anne Bjorkman

sCoMuCra

Species communities harboring the outcome of plant diversification: museums and cradles

06.-11.01.2014

Andreas Prinzing

Benjamin Yguel

sREGPOOL

Biodiversity across spatial scales - linking macroecological models to local-scale biodiversity patterns by explicit delineation of the regional species pool

02.-06.12.2013

Dirk Nikolaus Karger
Jens-Christian
Svenning

 

sTOICHFUN

Stoichiometric constraints of biodiversity – functioning relationships

25.-29.10.2013

Helmut Hillebrand

Aleksandra Lewandowska

sPHY

Synthesizing phylogenetic measures for ecology and conservation

19.-22.11.2013
20.-23.05.2014

Marc Cadotte
Dan Rosauer

 

rangeShifter

Synthesising population, community, genetic and evolutionary dynamics in a simulation platform: a tool for theory and application

28.10.-01.11.2013
08.-12.09.2014

Justin Travis
Alexander Singer

Alexander Singer

sTability

Plant diversity effects on ecosystem resistance to and recovery from perturbations

21.-23.10.2013
06.-10.10.2014

Nico Eisenhauer
Forest Isbell

Dylan Craven

TRANs-BEE

Synthesising transcriptome data to explore interspecies bee-pathogen molecular interactions that may underpin pollinator decline

10.-11.10.2013
28.-29.04.2014

Christina  Grozinger
Robert Paxton

Vincent Doublet

Physiodiv

Biodiversity meets Physiology – Physiology meets Biodiversity

26.-27.09.2013

Christian Wilhelm

 

TRY

Towards a sustainable archive and sharing-mechanism for plant trait data: Refining the TRY initiative

03.-05.09.2013

Jens Kattge

 

sPlot

Plant trait-environment relationships, biodiversity and invasion patterns across the world's biomes

06.–09.03.2013
02.-05.12.2014
24.-28.10.2016

Helge Bruelheide
Oliver Purschke
Jürgen Dengler

 

sMGI

3rd Mycorrhizal Genomics Initiative

09.-10.07.2013

François Buscot
Sylvie Herrmann

 

sImpact

Impact of invasive alien species: prediction and quantification

01.-04.07.2013

Sabrina Kumschick

 

ECOTRON

Next generation biodiversity manipulation: Technical requirements for an ecotron platform

06.-07.06.2013

Stefan Meldau
Nico Eisenhauer

 

Inaugural Workshop

Integrative Biodiversity Research - a young discipline under time pressure

19.-21.04.2013

Christian Wirth
Marten Winter

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