- Glossary AlpES Terms
This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research (IGF) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, at its headquarters in Innsbruck, focuses on inter- and transdisciplinary mountain research.
Mountain research at the IGF is mainly in the fields of cultural geography, glaciology, botany, and geomatics. It is dedicated to Global Change and its impact on mountain areas across the world:
The IGF hosts and manages the GLORIA monitoring network in alpine areas. It also maintains a cooperation with the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI), Berne/Switzerland, and is member of the Mountain Partnership (FAO), Rome. Together with the Research Focus Alpine Space: Man & Environment of the Innsbruck University http://www.uibk.ac.at/alpinerraum/index.html.en and the alpS Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Technologies it forms the Innsbruck Mountain Competence.
eco.mont – Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management