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Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Ecological Modelling

Welcome to the Ecohydrology working group at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

Our group investigates with both modeling and field research the feedbacks between vegetation and the water cyle from the top of the canopy to the bottom of the rooting zone. Our main focus lies on interaction processes that have a capacity to tip the overall system behaviour. We investigate canopy processes, vegetation induced spatial patterns of soil hydrologic properties and soil moisture as well as the process of root water uptake.

Our group belongs to the Chair of Hydrogeology, Institute for Geosciences at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena.


Aqua_Diva                       JenaExperiment              JSMC         MPI_BGC


Group Leader:

Jun.-Prof. Dr.
Anke Hildebrandt


Ina Voigt
Tel.: +49-3641-948651
Fax: +49-3641-948622

Institute Address

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Institute of Geoscience

Burgweg 11
07749 Jena

Office / Physical Address

Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry

Hans-Knöll-Straße 10
07745 Jena