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Institute for Alpine Environment

Institute for Alpine Environment

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The global biodiversity crisis is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today. How biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services are changing and adapting due to human activities and how, in relation to this, mountain areas are affected, is at the core of where our research lies.

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Water Survey© Eurac Research - Ivo Corrà
Soil Survey© Eurac Research - Ivo Corrà
© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
Nadigs Alpenschrecke auf der Seiser Alm, ein Überraschungsfund.© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
Soil Survey© Eurac Research - Ivo Corrà
Water Survey© Eurac Research - Ivo Corrà
© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
und Bodenproben.© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
Soil Survey© Eurac Research - Ivo Corrà
© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
Water Survey/Limnological Survey© Eurac Research - Ivo Corrà
© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
Simon Stifter© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider
Matteo Anderle© Eurac Research - Martina Jaider

Facts
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Staff members
17 with a PhD degree
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Ongoing projects
5 of them with international partners
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Laboratories and facilities
Eco-Lab, Open air laboratory Matsch-Mazia
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Journal publications
61
Presentations at scientific conferences

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Research Fields

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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions

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Natures Contribution to People

Contributi della Natura all’Umanità

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News & Events

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Projects

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Project

Biodiversity Monitoring South Tyrol

Biodiversity Monitoring South Tyrol

Duration: December 2018 - December 2026Funding: Internal funding EURAC (Project)

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Institute's Projects

MAGAZINE Science Stories that Inspire

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Mappare la natura

La conservazione degli ecosistemi naturali è un punto sempre più critico per la società del futuro. Mappe e dati supportano le amministrazioni nella pianificazione.

Poca neve, poca pioggia e troppo caldo

Un inverno difficile per l’Alto Adige

Contact

Ulrike Tappeiner

Head of Institute

Roberta Bottarin

Vice Head of Institute

Vice Director

Institute for Alpine Environment

Viale Druso 1 39100 Bolzano Italy

T 333 550 1740 93+

ude.carue@tnemnorivne.enipla

ude.carue.cep@tnemnorivne.enipla (PEC)

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