Excellence Strategy

Current Projects

Finished projects

  • GLOBAQUA (Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity)
    EU FP7 Project, 2014-2019; Grant. No. 603629, call ENV.2013.6.2.1; WP4 "Sediment- und Particle-related Transport": Prof. Peter Grathwohl, Dr. Hermann Rügner
  • Sustainable open pit mining in groundwater protection areas (Partners: ISTE, ASG and LUBW; 2016-2018; Industry-/State-funded; Prof. Olaf A. Cirpka)
  • NiddaMan – Entwicklung eines nachhaltigen Wasserressourcen-Managements am Beispiel des Einzugsgebiets der Nidda. (2015-2018; BMBF-finanziert; Prof. Heinz Köhler)
  • Monitoring of CO2-emissions using low cost sensors (2015-2017, Alfred Teufel Stiftung; Prof. Jens Bange)
  • EXPAND -Ecotoxicity of particle-associated compounds
    5 PhD Projects: (i) Sorption/Desorption of pesticides at nanoparticles, (ii) Production/characterization of nanoparticles, (iii) Effects in Fungi, (iv) Effects in Cyanobacteria, (v) Effects in Insects. – funded by the Excellence Initiative, Coordination: Profs. Stefan Haderlein, Heinz Köhler. Homepage

Related research projects

  • The Research Training Group (IRTG) “Integrated Hydrosystem Modeling” (GRK 1829; www.hydromod.uni-tuebingen.de) is a cooperation between the Universities of Tübingen, Hohenheim und Waterloo, Canada. Focus is on couples hydrosystem modeling at the catchment scale (Prof. Olaf A. Cirpka).
  • BiodivERsA- “WhoIsNext – Climate change and escaping ornamentals: predicting the next generation of European plant invaders”; Kooperation between Tübingen University (Prof. Oliver Bossdorf), Uni Konstanz, Uni Wien, Uni Grenoble. Website
  • CASCADE- Co-Resilience of Natural and Social Systems in a Global Biodiversity Hotspot (planning phase 2017ff; Prof. Katja Tielbörger; link)
  • Hedge 2 - From land management through habitat heterogeneity to biodiversity in grassland ecosystems (2017; in SPP 1374 Biodiversity Exploratories: Prof. Katja Tielbörger)