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P-Campus Büro 2021 ff.: Koordination des Leibniz-WissenschaftsCampus Phosphorforschung Rostock 2021 - 2023

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The overall objective of the interdisciplinary collaboration in the Leibniz ScienceCampus Rostock ‘Phosphorus Research’ is to work together on scientific foundations for a more sustainable P-management. A focus is on the P-cycles and fluxes in the environment and the environmental problems, especially in aquatic systems like the Baltic Sea, caused by inefficient P-use or non-existent P-recycling. Expertise exists in various aspects of the element phosphorus as well as its diverse chemical compounds and specific modes of action in agricultural and environmental systems as well as in technical and industrial processes. Research foci are ‘P-cycles and fluxes in the environment’, ‘Sufficiency and efficiency of P use, P-recovery’ and ‘P as an element in and out of catalytic processes’ and ‘Pin biological systems’. Several thematically assigned projects covered by various disciplines are ongoing and new projects are emerging continuously.


  • Grafe, M., J. K. Kurth, K. Panten, A. D. Raj, C. Baum, D. Zimmer, P. Leinweber, M. Schloter and S. Schulz (2021). Effects of different innovative bone char based P fertilizers on bacteria catalyzing P turnover in agricultural soils. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 314: 107419, doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2021.107419