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 ===== Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research (IGF) ===== ===== Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research (IGF) =====
  
-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.+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. ​ 
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 +=== Focus === 
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 +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: 
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 +  * with more than 400 monitoring stations (in 120 study areas) in the major mountain areas of the world (GLORIA), 
 +  * capturing and analysing glacier movements and mass balances, 
 +  * and socio-economic and ecologic long-term monitoring for the entire Alpine Space. 
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 === Cooperations === === Cooperations ===
  
 The IGF hosts and manages the [[http://​www.gloria.ac.at/?​a=7&​l=2|GLORIA]] monitoring network in alpine areas. It also maintains a cooperation with the [[:​wiki:​mountain_research_initiative_mri|Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)]], Berne/​Switzerland,​ and is member of the Mountain Partnership (FAO), Rome. Together with the Research Focus [[:​wiki:​alpinespace|Alpine Space]]: Man & Environment of the Innsbruck University [[http://​www.uibk.ac.at/​alpinerraum/​index.html.en|http://​www.uibk.ac.at/​alpinerraum/​index.html.en]] and the [[http://​www.alp-s.at/​cms/​en/​|alpS Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Technologies]] it forms the //Innsbruck Mountain Competence//​. The IGF hosts and manages the [[http://​www.gloria.ac.at/?​a=7&​l=2|GLORIA]] monitoring network in alpine areas. It also maintains a cooperation with the [[:​wiki:​mountain_research_initiative_mri|Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)]], Berne/​Switzerland,​ and is member of the Mountain Partnership (FAO), Rome. Together with the Research Focus [[:​wiki:​alpinespace|Alpine Space]]: Man & Environment of the Innsbruck University [[http://​www.uibk.ac.at/​alpinerraum/​index.html.en|http://​www.uibk.ac.at/​alpinerraum/​index.html.en]] and the [[http://​www.alp-s.at/​cms/​en/​|alpS Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Technologies]] it forms the //Innsbruck Mountain Competence//​.
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 === Links === === Links ===
  
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