Biodiversity and Climate: Socio-ecological Biodiversity Research

Looking up at the green tops of trees (© Aleh Varanishcha /

In cooperation with the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (SBiK-F), ISOE is investigating what reduced biodiversity means for the provision of ecosystem services to society.

Social-ecological biodiversity research at ISOE

The research focus "Transdisciplinary Methods and Concepts" coordinates the research focus "Ecosystem Services and Climate" at SBiK-F with Prof. Dr. Flurina Schneider as one of the speakers. At ISOE further projects are supported by this cooperation:

Project partners

  • Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN), Frankfurt am Main (lead)
  • Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main


As of January 1st, 2015:

  • Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN)
  • Own project of ISOE

2008–2014: Hessian initiative for scientific and economic excellence (LOEWE)


2008/01 – 2028/12