Past projects in the Macrocosms:

  1. Impact of extreme events and increase CO2 on a mid-altitude grassland (VALIDATE) (PI: J.-F. Soussana, ANR funded, 2011-2012)
  2. Mechanisms behind the biodiversity- ecosystem function relationship (JENA-BIODIVERSITY) (PI: G. Gleixner, DFG funded, 2012)
  3. Circadian rhythms at the canopy level (CIRCAFLUX) (PIs:  V. Resco de Dios and A.Gessler, multiple funding inlcuding ExpeER, 2013 )
  4. Microclimate vs. plant effects on soil respiration (PI: M. Bahn, ExpeER funded Innsbruck University – Ecotron collaboration, 2013)
  5. Oxygen as missing link to soil respiratory quotient (RESP_O2) (PI: M. Kazda, ExpeER funded, 2014-2015)


Past projects in the Microcosms:

  1. Climate change effects on Mediterranean biodiversity and consequences for ecosystem functioning (CLIMED) (PI S. Hättenschwiler, ANR funded, 2011-2012)
  2. Végétalisation des talus des voies ferrées (TALVEG) (PI Valorhiz, H. Boukcim, Oseo funded, 2013-2015)
  3. Tradeoffs between replicability and reproducibility in microcosm model systems (REPRO) (PI A. Milcu, J. Roy, ExpeER funded, 2014-2015)
  4. Drosophila epigenetics and environment (EPIGEN) (PI: G. Cavalli,own funding, 2014-2015)
  5. Impact of CO2 fixation by PEPc on carbon isotope composition of root-respired CO2 in a C3 plant (ISOPEPS) (PI F. Badeck, ExpeER funded, 2015)
  6. Genetic variability in tillering response of durum wheat to assimilate availability modulated by PPFD (TILLER) (PI F. Rizza, ExpeER funded, 2015)
  7. Microbial resilience and resistance to climatic stress as a function of N and P availabiliy: functional and stoichiometic approaches (RESIL-MICROBES) (PI I Bertrand & P Hisinger, EC2CO flunded, 2016)