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Prof. Anja Linstädter reports on the different approaches to researching tipping points in the NamTip project. E.g. ecosystem processes are investigated in a field experiment where areas are to be pushed to a tipping point by experimental drought and grazing. Despite the great relevance of the research, the project and the research initiative around tipping points face major challenges.

The full article can be read here



Kipppunkte (NamTip Project)
Photo: Lisa Schwarz
NamTip PhD students and field assistants are busy applying the experimental cuts and collecting data.