Think tank

Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung

Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research ‒ IGF

Vienna, Austria

The Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research is a research establishment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The IGF team investigates the manifestations and impacts of global change processes (climate change and globalization) in mountain regions across the globe. Using extensive data bases and models for observation and analysis, the IGF team explores the interaction of humans with the environment in mountain regions. On this basis and guided by hypotheses, the IGF creates possible future scenarios that in turn form the basis for developing adaptation strategies.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.oeaw.ac.at/en/igf/institute/

Address:
Silbergasse 30/3 1190 Vienna, Austria

Country:
Austria

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Other
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung
 15
Austria average
 34
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Austrian Academy of Sciences
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Margreth Keiler
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Andrea Fischer
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung
 31
Austria average
 67
Global average
 75
2019
Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung
 38
% Female staff
2021
Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung
 0%
Austria average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung
 31%
% Female researchers
2019
Institut für Interdisziplinäre Gebirgsforschung
 50%
Austria average
 39%
Global average
 35%

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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