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06 May, 2021. online presentation: K. Übernickel: Composition and Characteristics of Burrowing Animals along a Climate Gradient, Chile.


20 April, 2021. publication: S. Terweh et al. (2021) Bio-climate affects hillslope and fluvial sediment grain size along the Chilean Coastal Cordillera


19 - 30 April, 2021. online conference: EarthShape @ EGU #vEGU21


19 April, 2021. PhD Thesis defence: Francisco Nájera, EarthShape phase I, project 6, Universidad de la Frontera, Chile


19 April, 2021. article: F. von Blanckenburg (2021) Leben im nahen Untergrund, DFG Magazin Forschung 01/2021


08 April, 2021. publication: S.C. Stock et al. (2021) Plant carbon investment in fine roots and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A cross-biome study on nutrient acquisition strategies


10 March, 2021. PhD Thesis defence: Rafaella Canessa M., EarthShape phase I, project 1, University of Marburg


08 March, 2021. Workshop (online): EarthShape handling Metadata and International Geo Sample Numbers (IGSNs)


February, 2021. research broschure: Research focuses "Commited to the Future" of the University of Tübingen, EarthShape as example in Geosciences (on page 21)


25 February, 2021. online presentation: V. Rodriguez: Bacterial community pattern in soils along the Chilean Coastal Cordillera depending on slope exposition and climate.


22 February, 2021. press release: EarthShapers from Tübingen S. Seitz and T. Scholten about biocrusts in Germany:  Carpets of moss help stop erosion


18 February, 2021. online presentation: C. Schwerdhelm: Microbially mediated oxidation of Fe-bearing silicate minerals.


08 February, 2021. online presentation: P. Grigusova: Identification of preferred areas (soil properties, topography, land cover) for burrowing using high resolution remote sensing data.


28 January, 2021. online presentation: M. Schaller: Soil production, weathering and erosion rates in the Chilean Coastal Cordillera.


23 January, 2021. publication: S. Mutz et al. (2021)  Twenty-first century regional temperature response in Chile based on empirical-statistical downscaling


14 January, 2021. PhD Thesis defence: Svenja Stock, EarthShape phase I, project 6, University of Göttingen


14 January, 2021. online presentation: K. Huessmann: Nutrient limitation of microbial activity in soil and litter along a climate gradient in Chile.


22 December, 2020. data publication: K. Übernickel et al. (2020)  Time series of meteorological station data in the EarthShape study areas in the Coastal Cordillera, Chile


17 December, 2020. online presentation: N. Riveras: Biological Soil Crust mediate changes in soil aggregates along a climate gradient along Chile.


17 December, 2020. data publication: U. Weckmann et al. (2020) Geophysical borehole logging data from Santa Gracia, Chile


16 December, 2020. publication: M. Schaller et al. (2020)  Comparison of regolith physical and chemical characteristics with geophysical data along a climate and ecological gradient, Chilean Coastal Cordillera (26 to 38 ° S)


24 November, 2020. publication: M. Koester et al. (2020)  From rock eating to vegetarian ecosystems - Disentangling processes of phosphorus acquisition across biomes


05 November, 2020. publication: C. Merino et al. (2020) Contribution of the Fenton reaction and ligninolytic enzymes to soil organic matter mineralisation under anoxic conditions


October, 2020. articles: Tübingen university journal Attempto!: 3 articles by EarthShapers / EarthShape associates: S. Mutz, K. Tielbörger and A. Kappler: From lake to Desert and back again; A Dry Run: Drought Impact on Plant Ecosystems; Permafrost - a Thawing Time Bomb?


27 October, 2020. press communication: Von der Mikroskala zur Landschaft: Wie Mikroorganismen die Atacama Wüste verändern, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany


21 October, 2020. publication: R. A. Oeser & F. von Blanckenburg (2020) Strontium isotopes trace biological activity in the Critical Zone along a climate and vegetation gradient


21 October, 2020. online meeting: EarthShape projects involved in drought experiments


14 October, 2020. publication: R. A. Oeser & F. von Blanckenburg (2020) Do degree and rate of silicate weathering depend on plant productivity?


08 October, 2020. publication: R. Canessa et al. (2020) Relative effects of climate and litter traits on decomposition change with time, climate and trait variability


07 October, 2020. publication: P. Jung et al. (2020) Lichens bite the dust - a bioweathering scenario in the Atacama Desert


September, 2020. book: Flora del Parque Nacional Puyehue, produced with help of EarthShape


14 September, 2020. PhD Thesis defence: Ralf Oeser, EarthShape phase I, project 12, GFZ Potsdam


14 July, 2020. publication: E. Samolov et al. (2020) Biodiversity of Algae and Cyanobacterias in Biological Soil Crusts Collected Along a Climatic Gradient in Chile Using an Integrative Approach


07 July, 2020. publication: P. Jung et al. (2020) Shifting boundaries: Ecological and geographical range extension based on three new species in the cyanobacterial genera Cyanocohniella, Oculatella, and Aliterella