CBL researchers conduct projects of c. 8 million euro funding and roughly 25 external partners are involved. Activities are regional but cover also EU projects and international research groups. At Georg-August-University CBL brings together the faculties of Biology and Psychology, Agricultural Sciences and Forest Science and Silviculture.
The wide range of collaborations is also reflected in the publications of CBL members.

Research Areas

  • Ecological and socioeconomic ecosystem functions
  • Nutrient cycling and food webs
  • Bioenergy
  • Climate change and land use
  • Agricultural systems of animal and crop production


Conference "Soil Biota driven Ecosystem Services in European Agriculture" of the Soilman project in Oktober 2019


Soil sampling in the IMPAC3 project