Applied Research

Besides nature conservation and restoration tasks, applied projects regarding agriculture and forestry are carried out. We are involved in long-term monitoring in aquatic as well as terrestrial ecosystems.
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Winter damage in apple trees
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apple-trees
Growth response of forest trees to changes in water availability
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growth-response
River monitoring systems based on algae - development and reassessment (for WFD in Europe and related approaches elsewhere)
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river-monitoring
Use of periphyton for monitoring effects of forestry management in headwater streams in Canada (British Columbia) and USA (Pennsylvania)
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Use of periphyton for monitoring effects of forestry management in headwater streams in Canada
Winter damage to Southern Tyrolean apple trees
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winter-damage
Restoration: Ecophysiological aspects
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restoration-of-dry-sites
Disposal management and neophytes – Brenner Basis Tunnel
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Disposal management and neophytes – Brenner Basis Tunnel
Reduction of the invasive neophytes Solidago canadensis and S. gigantea in Vinschgau Valley, South Tyrol
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Reduction of the invasive neophytes Solidago canadensis and S. gigantea in Vinschgau Valley, South Tyrol
Rust fungus infection of Norway spruce
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Rust Fungus