Biomorphodynamics - living organisms shaping the Earth landscapes
Projects

Projects

2021-2025BIOFORCLIM – biomorphodynamics of forested hillslopes driven by forest ecosystem disturbances due to hurricane wind events and their relation to changing climate conditions”, funding scheme – PRELUDIUM-BIS (National Science Centre, Poland), host institution – University of Silesia, Poland.

2020-2023TreesBEEs – Trees as biogeomorphic ecosystem engineers – biological weathering, initial soil production and hillslope relief formation caused by tree roots, rhizospheric bacteria, and mycorrhizal fungi”, funding scheme – OPUS 17 (National Science Centre, Poland), host institution – University of Silesia, Poland.

2015-2018Biomechanical weathering and bioturbation effects due to trees growth and mortality and their root systems activity in the forested hillslope geomorphic domain – morphogenetic, pedogenetic, and palaeogeographical implications”, funding scheme – SONATA 8 (National Science Centre, Poland), host institution – Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland.

2010-2013Tree uprooting as a factor of forested hillslope dynamics, from the example of the Polish part of the Sudety Mountains”, role – PI, funding scheme – 40th grant program of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Polish Government, host institution – Wrocław University, Poland.