CDL-MERI: Christian Doppler Laboratory for Meta Ecosystem Dynamics in Riverine Landscapes

The CD Laboratory systematically and comprehensively investigates the complex meta-ecosystem of the Austrian Danube to understand the impact of human activities on biodiversity and ecosystem services and to develop sustainable ecological measures for future management of the Austrian Danube.

The laboratory is funded by company partners and the public sector (50% each). The public funding bodies are the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, the National Foundation for Research, Technology and Development and the Christian Doppler Research Association.

Company partners are viadonau – österreichische Wasserstraßen-Gesellschaft mbH, Verbund Hydro Power GmbH and Österreichische Bundesforste AG.

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