Robustness and Resilience of Nature-Society Systems
in the Developing Anthropocene

Excellence Initiative RobustNature

Our aims

  • Process understanding of robustness and resilience in a multi-scale approach
  • Understanding the interactions between chemical stress, biodiversity loss and climate change
  • Transformation research - from knowledge to action

Our approach

  • Multi- and transdisciplinary research on the topics of water, organismic interaction and systemic risks from molecule to ecosystem as well as between natural and social sciences

Our consortium

  • We are a consortium of various departments at Goethe University Frankfurt, which, together with national and international partners, has a great deal of expertise in biology, geosciences, environmental sciences, social sciences, law, economics and medicine