Knowledge base & e-Infrastructure Group

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Profile of the group: 

Development and management of IT applications, databases and web tools for ecology, botany and nature conservation. Contribution to developemtn of Biome-BGC ecosystem modeling and perform simulation runs. Modeling energy flow, carbon and nitrogen cycling of forest ecosystems.

Long term monitoring of strict forest reserves focused on stand structure, shrub and understorey layers. See: Homepage of Forest Reserve Programme.

Selected publications:


Laura Dobor, Zoltán Barcza, Tomas Hlásny, Ágnes Havasi, Ferenc Horváth, Péter Ittzés, Judit Bartholy (2015): Bridging the gap between climate models and impact studies: the FORESEE Database Geoscience Data Journal (2015) DOI: 10.1002/gdj3.22, Online ISSN: 2049-6060


Hidy, Dóra and Zoltán Barcza (2014): User’s Guide for Biome-BGC MuSo v3.0 Unpublished, source URL:
Horváth, Ferenc, Ittzés, Péter, Ittzés, Dóra, Barcza, Zoltán, Dobor, Laura, Hidy, Dóra, Marosi, Attila, Hardisty, Alex (2014): Supporting environmental modelling with Taverna workflows, web services and desktop grid technology In: Ames, D.P., Quinn, N.W.T., Rizzoli, A.E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, June 15-19, San Diego, California, USA (ISBN: 978-88-9035-744-2)