New Publication: biodiversity of microorganisms within aerosols of the Amazon rainforest

It is well established that aerosols are relevant for the climate, for example, because they contribute to cloud formation. However, natural, biological aerosols emitted by plants serve another important purpose. They help disperse living microorganisms across the globe, affecting their distribution. Yet little is known about those bioaerosols emitted by …

4 PostDoc postitions in the AmazonFACE program

The AmazonFACE Research Program, the first Free-Air CO2 Enrichment Experiment in the Amazon Forest wishes to recruit four post-doctoral researchers at the Brazilian National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA). The application period is June 1st to June 28th 2019. Background and aim The extent to which elevated atmospheric CO2 concentrations …

New Publication: Inertial Sublayer over the Amazon Rainforest?

The Amazon rainforest interacts with the atmosphere by exchanging many substances. Many of these, such as carbon dioxide, methane, ozone, and organic compounds, are produced by the vegetation. They are very influential in both the regional and global climates. Until now, the estimates of their emission and absorption rates are …

PRIME fellowship: Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience

About the program The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) initiated the PRIME fellowship program to support the international mobility of postdoctoral researchers by temporary positions at German universities. It gives Postdoctoral researchers of all nationalities the opportunity of a 18-month fellowship. Out of those, the successful candidate will spend a …

Postdoc position available

Come join ATTO! We currently have a postdoc or post master position available with the project: Postdoc or post master position for biologist/mycologist/ecologist in ATTO project, Brazil If you want to join our international team and contribute to state-of-the-art Amazon research, please click the links above to find out more about …