School of GeoSciences Research


The Biosphere research group represents all life on Earth and the interface between the physical earth and the atmosphere. We push the frontiers of research on soils, freshwater, microbes and plants, their interactions and their role in the entire Earth system.

About us

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Our group investigates life in the biosphere reaching from deepest root systems to the wing tip of the Himalayan bumble bee.

Research activities

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We advance methods from laboratory experiments to ground-based monitoring to remote sensing.


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Discover opportunities to collaborate, work, and study in the Biosphere research group.


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