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Introduction

In cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a unique and flexible research program that grants German and foreign students a broad selection of learning opportunities while still maintaining a research focus.
The IMPRS-gBGC offers a PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth system sciences. The overall research and teaching focuses on:

  • Improved understanding of biogeochemical processes with an emphasis on terrestrial ecosystems [more...]
  • Development of observational techniques to monitor and assess biogeochemical feedbacks in the Earth system [more...]
  • Theory and model development for improving the representation of biogeochemical processes in comprehensive Earth system models [more...]

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Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
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Career Planning for Scientists
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Climate Science Communication
(June 20-21, 2019)
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Eddy Covariance
(September 16-25, 2019)
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Conflict Management
(September 26-27, 2019)
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The Dark Side of Science
(December 5-6, 2019)
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Next call for applications: summer 2019

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