Programs and projects
Programs and projects

Program number
Project number
ThemeProgram title
Project title
10101Bacterial anaerobic methane oxidation in high temperature environments
1011a + b1Anaerobic methane oxidation by Thermotoga species and other thermophilic microorganisms
10121Membrane lipids of Thermogata as indicators for present and past thermophilic anaerobic oxidation of methane
10201,2Role of cyanobacteria in present and past biogeochemical cycling
10211,2Role of cyanobacteria in present day biogeochemical cycling
10221,2Role of cyanobacteria in past biogeochemical cycling
10301The role of microbial activity in iron-deposition in wetland ecosystems
10311Ecology of iron-oxidizing bacteria in wetland environments
10321Microbial iron oxidation under oxygen-limited conditions: Rates, competition and spatial patterns in the rhizosphere of wetland plants
10401Biogeological feedbacks between temperature change, hydrology, vegetation change, and the carbon cycle at high latitudes
10411Carbon fluxes of tundra wetlands in Northeastern Siberia on a landscape scale: relations with permafrost and floodplain dynamics
10421Feedbacks between hydrological and nutritional changes as induced by permafrost melting, and ecosystem functioning
10431Feedbacks on vegetation change to surface energy balance and seasonal thawing of permafrost
10441Chironomid 13C as a proxy of past methane emission from thermokarst lake sediments: development, calibration and application
10501The role of crenarchaeota in the marine nitrogen cycle
10511Ecophysiology and role of marine crenarchaeota in the present day marine N cycle
10521Biogeochemistry of archaeal and bacterial nitrification in coastal ecosystems
10531Ecology and lipid chemistry of marine Crenarchaeota in present and past marine environments
10601Carbon recycling in peat bogs, with special emphasis on the role of methanotrophic symbionts
10611Microbiology and biogeochemistry of peatland ecosystems
10621Methane cycling in contemporary and ancient peats as revealed by microbial lipid biogeochemistry
10701The DARWIN Azolla project – (palaeo) ecology and biogeochemistry of the freshwater fern Azolla and its importance in global biogeochemical cycles
10711Subproject 1, the ecophysiological (actuo) component
10721Subproject 2, the palaeoecological component
10731Subproject 3, the biogeochemical component
10801,2Impact of benthic processes on biogeochemical organic carbon cycling and organic proxy records in marine sediments
10811,2Prokaryotic and metazoan processing of organic matter in sediments
10821,2Impact of post-depositional processes on organic proxies
10901The role of benthic foraminifera in the global N-cylcle
10911Nitrate respiration by benthic foraminifera
10921Infaunal benthic foraminifera: ecology, evolution and their role in the evolution of the global N-cycle
11001The Darwin Phosporus cycle project: Role of sulphate-reducing bacteria in sediment phosporus preservation and consequences for global climate change
11011The Role of sulfate-reducing bacteria in controlling sediment phosphorus preservation in sediments overlain by anoxic bottom waters
11021The Darwin Phosphorus cycle project: from preservation mechanisms in marine sediments to global climate change
11101,2Anaerobic ammonium oxidation: Impact on present and past oceanic nitrogen cycling
11111,2Elucidating the metabolism of marine anaerobic ammonium oxidizing (anammox) bacteria to understand their role in the biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen
11121,2Ladderane and other lipids of anammox bacteria as tracers for present-day and past oceanic nitrogen cycling
20102Validation of palaeotemperature proxies in marine and lacustrine systems
20112Freshwater crenarchaeotal membrane lipids as proxy for lake surface temperatures
20122Ecology of Nonthermophilic Freshwater Crenarchaeota
20132Chitinous aquatic organisms as proxies for lake surface temperature
20202Origin and cause of Paleogene hyperthermal events
20212Calibration and validation of methane-related proxies
20222Carbon acquisition in calcareous phytoplankton during major greenhouse events: from biological processes to geological record
20232Reconstruction of ocean temperature and carbonate chemistry during astronomical-paced early Eocene hyperthermal events
20302Biological validation of carbonate-based proxies and application to the Middle Miocene onset of icehouse conditions and the closure of the Tethys: seasonality as a key factor
20312Biological validation of proxies for temperature, salinity, oxygenation and pCO2 based on experimental evidence using benthic foraminiferal cultures
20322Assessing the seasonality evolution in the Mediterranean Sea: calibration of carbonate-based proxies and application in selected time slices
20332Application of carbonate-based proxies to the Middle Miocene onset of icehouse conditions and the closure of the Tethys: seasonality as a key factor
20402Niche engineering and the evolution of biogeochemical cycles through time
20412Niche engineering and the evolution of marine biogeochemical cycles through time: the effects of bioirrogation on bacteria and foraminifera
20422Niche engineering and the evolution of marine biogeochemical cycles through timean experimental study of the effects of diffusive and advective bio-irrigation on bacteria and meiofauna
20502Continental climate signals from marine sediments: validation of organic proxies based on membrane lipids of soil bacteria
20512Tracing the biology behind novel paleoenvironmental proxies: Identity and ecophysiology of anaerobic soil bacteria producing branched GDGT membrane lipids
20522Branched tetraether lipids soil bacteria in marine sediments: Tracers for the terrestrial organic matter influx into the ocean and proxies for soil pH and continental temperature
20601,2Microbial carbon fixation in past and future high CO2 oceans
20611,2Interactions of Zinc, Iron and CO2 system with Polar Oceans Plankton in a High-CO2 world
20621,2Carbon acquisition, allocation and processing by plankton in a high CO2 world
20631,2Impact of CO2 concentrations and pH on marine microbial membrane lipids
30101,2Present and past pathways for ammonium oxidation in the oxygen-depleted waters of the ocean
30111,2Microbial key players in the oxidation of ammonium under oxygen limitation
30121,2Lipids as indicators of N-cycling in sub-oxic zones of present and past oceans
30202Double Trouble - Consequences of Ocean Acidification - Past, Present and Future
30212Double Trouble: Consequences of Ocean Acidification - Past, Present and Future - Dinoflagellate component
30222Double Trouble: Consequences of Ocean Acidification - Past, Present and Future - Evolutionary changes in calcification mechanisms
30232Double Trouble: Consequences of Ocean Acidification - Past, Present and Future - Physiologic impacts on marine calcifiers
30242Double Trouble: Consequences of Ocean Acidification - Past, Present and Future - Consequences of Ocean Acidification for Phytoplankton production and losses
30302Plants in a low CO2 world: proxy development for the Pleistocene plant record and reconstructed feedbacks on the carbon cycle
30312Validation of botanical and organic geochemical proxies in a low CO2 world
30322Carbon cycling traits of plants in a low CO2 world: feedback on soils and the atmosphere
30402Sensing Seasonality
30412The biological imprint of calcification in foraminifera
30422Validation of seasonal proxies using planktic foraminifera
30432Seasonal extremes during rapid (sub-)millennial climate changes in the northern Arabian Sea
30501The carbon and greenhouse gas balance of permafrost degradation
30511The effects of large scale permafrost degradation features on the carbon and greenhouse gas balance of Siberian tundra
30521Vegetation succession due to small-scale permafrost degradation in relation to carbon sequestration and methane emission
30601,2Present and past role of chemoautotrophy in marine sediments
30611,2Reoxidation and chemoautotrophy in coastal sediment ecosystems:
30621,2Tracing chemoautotrophic microbes in present and past sedimentary environments
30701,2Contribution of nitrite-dependent methane oxidation to the past and present nitrogen cycle in coastal and estuarine ecosystems
30711,2Microbiology of nitrite-dependent methane-oxidation in coastal ecosystems
30721,2Tracing the environmental significance of nitrite-driven anaerobic methane oxidation
30801Biogeochemical cycling of organic matter in coastal marine sediments
30811Microbial interactions in marine anoxic sediments: competition or teamwork?
30821Biogeochemical cycling of organic matter in coastal marine sediments: Intact
30901Dynamics of coastal hypoxia: an experimental study of sediment ecosystem recovery from Anoxia
30911Dynamics of coastal hypoxia: an experimental study of sediment ecosystem recovery from anoxia
30921Recovery of faunal-mediated ecosystem functions from hypoxia