TER Retreat @ Schloss Drosendorf


TER - the Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research - met at Schloss Drosendorf, an idyllic castle North of Vienna at the Czech border, for a two-day retreat between June 18th and 19th 2018. The retreat was dedicated to intensively discuss the further scientific development of TER with regard to research areas, hot topics, novel approaches and techniques. Additionally, session on responsible research, communication & outreach, teaching and laboratory work were held. After a final analysis of the strength and weaknesses of TER, first cornerstones of a strategy for a vision 2025 were drafted. The retreat ended with a hike through the nearby National Park Thayatal.