Congo Biogeochemistry Observatory
We are an international consortium of researchers who study biogeochemical cycles in Tropical Africa with focus on the Congo Basin and the Great Lakes region.
We want to raise awareness for this understudied and yet critical region of Africa.
Nutrient Cycling // Plant-Soil Dynamics // Biogeochemistry // Global Change
March 18, 2021
New article published by Bagalwa et al. in Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment: Spatial and seasonal patterns of rainfall erosivity in the Lake Kivu region: Insights from a meteorological observatory network
January 28, 2021
New article published by Bauters et al. in Ecosystems: Soil Nutrient Depletion and Tree Functional Composition Shift Following Repeated Clearing in Secondary Forests of the Congo Basin
April 27, 2020
Century-long apparent decrease in intrinsic water-use efficiency with no evidence of progressive nutrient limitation in African tropical forest: new article from Bauters et al. published in Global Change Biology
April 20, 2020
Seasonality, drivers, and isotopic composition of soil CO2 fluxes from tropical forests of the Congo Basin: article by Baumgartner et al. under review in Biogeosciences Discussions