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Biodiversität im Wandel

Patterns and interactions of plant diversity in disturbed and undisturbed ecosystems are analysed across scales from local field research to global information systems. On a continental to global scale, the main focus is on mapping diversity patterns and, above all, on analysing the relationship between geodiversity and plant biodiversity. Another central issue is the identification of hotspots…

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Erforschung von jungen Sternen und Quasaren

In the preliminary phase of the project, an earth-bound telescope was constructed, the technological superiority of which was proven in optical and mechanical terms in engineering tests. After the "optimization phase" in Bochum, the hexapod telescope will be installed in the Atacama Desert (Chile, 350 clear nights) in 2003 and used for astronomical research.

Within the academy program, the…

AGATE-ID: PR439

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Großräumige Klimaänderungen und ihre Bedeutung für die Umwelt

The aim of the research project, which is scheduled to run until 2018, is to record and understand the mechanisms of the Earth's climate system, its responses to external drives (increasing greenhouse gases, solar variability, volcanic eruptions, etc.) and their effects on the anthroposphere. The basis of the research tasks, which include diagnostics and a possible forecast of climate change, is…

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Rationalität im Lichte experimenteller Wirtschaftsforschung

In 2006, the research project "Rationality in the Light of Experimental Economic Research" was incorporated into the research programme of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences as a new long-term project. It is the first economic science project within the framework of the long-term humanities research programme of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities.

The research…

AGATE-ID: PR447

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