Partners

Institute of Botany of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Institute for Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
• Global Change Research Centre AS CR, v.v.i. (Cz)
• Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Institute for Landscape Biogeochemistry (G)
• University of Tuscia, Department for Innovation in Biological, Agro-food and Forest systems (I)
• National Research Council, Institute of Agro-environmental and Forest Biology (I)
• Poznan University of Life Sciences, Meteorology Department (P)
• Agronomy Department, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana (S)
• Biological Dept., Hatherley Laboratories, University of Exeter (UK)
• Botanical Institute II, University of Karlsruhe (D)
• Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Edinburgh (UK)
• Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Cape Town (SA)
• Deptartment of Botany, Bareilly College, Bareilly, Lucknow, India
• Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri (USA)
• Institute of Agrometeorology and Environmental Analysis for Agriculture CNR-IATA, Firenze (I)
• Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, Republic of China
• Institute of Botany, University of Innsbruck (A)
• Instituto de Recursos Naturales Agrobiologia de Salamanca, Salamanca (E)

Ph.D. School in Biology
http://bdi.szie.hu/

Hungarian Academy of Sciences
http://mta.hu/english/

Botanical Garden, Gödöllő
http://www.botanikuskert.mkk.szie.hu/

CARBOMONT
http://botany.uibk.ac.at/forschung/forschungsprojekte/carbomont_ordner/c...

Cost European Cooperation
http://cost.cordis.lu/src/home.cfm

Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems (GCTE)
http://www.gcte.org

GREENGRASS
http://www.clermont.inra.fr/greengrass/

INTERSPECT
http://www.interspect.hu

VITUKI
http://www.vituki.hu

VISITING RESEARCHERS AND LECTURERS IN 2000-2003

Prof. Dr. Harmut K. Lichtenthaler, Botanical Institut of University, Department of Plant Physiology and Plant Biochemistry, Karlsruhe, Germany

Prof. Dr. Michael Proctor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Washington Singer Laboratories, Perry Road, UK

Prof. Dr. Richard Beckett, Department of Botany, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, Republic of South-Africa

Prof. Dr. Antonio Raschi, Institue of Agrometeorology and Environmental Analysis for Agriculture CNR-IATA, Firenze, Italy

Prof. Dr. Rafael Martinez-Carrasco, Instituto de Recursos Naturales Agrobiologia de Salamanca, CSIC Spain

Prof. Chia-Li Wu, Department of Chemistry, Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan 251, Republic of China

Prof. Dr. Stefan Porembski, Universität Rostock, Allgemeine und Spezielle Botanik, Botanischer Garten, Rostock, Germany

Prof. Dr. Franc Batic, General Botany and Plant Ecology, Head of the Department, University of Ljubjana, Biotechnical Faculty, Agronomy Department, Applied Botany and Plant Physiology, Ljubjana, Slovenia

Prof. Dr. Jill M. Farrant, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa

Dr. Dominik Vodnik, General Botany and Plant Ecology, University of Ljubjana, Biotechnical Faculty, Agronomy Department, Applied Botany and Plant Physiology, Ljubjana, Slovenia

Dr. Francesca Ponti, Institue of Agrometeorology and Environmental Analysis for Agriculture CNR-IATA, Firenze, Italy

Dr. Luigi Sanita di Toppi, Institue of Agrometeorology and Environmental Analysis for Agriculture CNR-IATA, Firenze, Italy

Dr. Katya Georgieva, Institute of Plant Physiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Acad.G.Bonchev, Sofia, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Christina Maguas, FCUL, Depto. de Biologia Vegetal, Bloco C2-Campo Grande, Lisboa, Portugal

Dorina Sabau, BABES-BOLYAI University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania / Framlingham College, Framlingham, Suffolk, UK

Kristin C. Lewis, PhD student, Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, The Biological Laboratories, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, USA

Nosisa Mayaba, Ph.D Student, Department of Botany, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, Republic of South-Africa

Pedro Pinka, PhD Student, FCUL, Depto. de Biologia Vegetal, Bloco C2-Campo Grande, Lisboa, Portugal

Hugo Evangelista, PhD Student, FCUL, Depto. de Biologia Vegetal, Bloco C2-Campo Grande, Lisboa, Portugal

J. Bajic, PhD Student, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa

Violetta Peeva, PhD student, Institute of Plant Physiology, Bulgarian Academy of Science Acad.G.Bonchev, Sofia, Bulgaria

Tamás Varsányi, MSc student, BABES-BOLYAI University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Tivadar Baltazár, High school student, Vyskovce nad Iplom c.d.31., okres Levice, 935 77, Slovansko

Mahesh Kumar Singh MSc, research assistant (Graduated: Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, India)

FUNDING IN 2001-2002

International projects:

• Sources and sinks of greenhouse gases from managed European grasslands and mitigation strategies. (GREENGRASS) EVK2-CT-2002-00105 EU 5th Framework project (Z.Tuba)
• Effects of land-use changes on sources, sinks and fluxes of carbon in European mountain areas. (CARBOMONT) EVK2-CT-2001-00125 EU 5th Framework project (Z.Tuba)
• Mechanisms of tropical desiccation-tolerant plants. TÉT DAK 2002 South African– Hungarian intergovernmental project (Z. Tuba)
• Ecology of tropical desiccation tolerant vegetation. MTA–INSA Indian-Hungarian academical project (Z. Tuba)
• Natural CO2 spring lichens and bryophytes. TéT I-71/99 Hungarian-Italian academical project (Z.Tuba)
• Comparative ecophysiology of two European temperate and mediterranean grasslands. MTA-CSIC 2001/003 Spanish-Hungarian academical project (Z.Tuba)
• Investigation of lower and higher tropical desiccation-tolerant plants. MÖB-DAAD 2602/2001 German-Hungarian projekt (Z.Tuba)
• Ecophysiology of lichens. TÉT PORT-12/2001 Portuguese–Hungarian intergovernmental project (Z.Tuba)
• Lichens and mosses of natural CO2 springs as indicators of the global climate change. TÉT SLO-10/2001 Slovenian–Hungarian intergovernmental project (Z.Tuba)
• Ecophysiological responses of mosses to heavy metals and high air CO2 concentrations. TÉT IND – 11/2001, Indian–Hungarian intergovernmental project (Z.Tuba)
• Ecophysiology of European and Asian desiccation-tolerant moss species under long-term elevated CO2 concentrations. MTA-CAS, Chinese-Hungarian academical project (Z.Tuba)
• Ecophysiological responses of homoiochlorophyllous (Haberlea rhodophensis) and poikilochlorophyllous (Xerophyta scabrida) resurrection plants. Bulgarian–Hungarian academical project (Z. Tuba)

National projects
• Scale dependence of synphysiological processes in non-arborescens vegetations. Hungarian Scientific Research Foundation, OTKA 032568 (Z. Tuba) (2000-2003)
• Plant water relations under drought stress. Hungarian Scientific Research Foundation, OTKA F029314 (Z. Nagy) (1999-2002)
• Observation of the coenodynamical processes of peatmoss dominated mires on the Bereg-plain. KAKF-K-36-02-00138H (Nagy J.)
• Environmental relationships and the possibility of regulation on agroecology. (National Széchenyi Project) OM-00236/2002 ( Z. Tuba )