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As a measure to reduce ablation in glacial skiing areas large-scale geotextiles are exposed during summer months to insulate snow and ice. The ecological compatibility of those blankets with glaciers as an ecosystem is investigated  c: Klemens Weisleitner


Our seven research groups investigate the various research questions on ecology, biodiversity and evolution to reveal human-induced impacts on ecosystems. [more]

Studies at the department of Ecology


We advance the education of students by providing the scientific basis of ecology, as well as professional skills in applied research [more]

The department of Ecology

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We develop fundamental knowledge needed to understand our changing Earth and particularly, the Alpine region. We advance the education of students by providing the scient... [more]

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Meet an Ecology PhD

Ecology PhDs and PhD-students tell about their projects [more]

Postcard from the field

Postcards from the Field

Innsbruck Ecology and Biodiversity scientists share their fieldwork [more]


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