• Lowland river - Lafnitz

  • Spring area

  • Floodplain area - Danube

  • Braided river - Lech

  • Mountain river


Key areas of research and teaching at the institute are functions, processes and structures of freshwater ecosystems and their environments.
IHG aims to foster the sustainable management of freshwater ecosystems, including conservation, restoration and biodiversity aspects aswell as the provision of ecosystem services in thelightof man-made pressures and global change inorder to contribute towards the development and implementation of sustainable policies at the national, EU-wideand global level – such as the EU WFD and the SDGs.



Impressions from the AL/LWM fieldcourse in Lunz am See

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