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Welcome to the Institute of Geography and Geoecology

IfGG Network

Our research and education focus on the synergies among human society, soil, water, vegetation and climate. Sustainable handling of our environment is inconceivable without an understanding of these interactions.

Studying at the IFGG

Geography (State examination, B.Ed. and M.Ed.)

Geoecology (B.Sc. and M.Sc.)

Research at the IFGG

Vegetation
Vegetation science and Biogeography

Soil
Geomorphology and Soil science

Society
Human geography

Rivers
River and floodplain ecology

Cooperations
Associated working groups (climate and environment center)

 

 

NEWS

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New book publication: Geographies of Schooling

The anthology, co-edited by Caroline Kramer, explores the complex relationship between schooling as a set of practices embedded in educational institutions and their specific spatial dimensions. Available open acesss as part of the Springer-series "Knowledge and Space".

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Paper Award

Sophia Leimer received the Early Career Publication Award 2018 of the journal Ecohydrology for her paper about the influence of plant diversity on the water balance of Central European grassland. The paper was also under the top 20 most downloaded of the journal in the period 2017-2018.

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New book publication: Zeitgerechte Stadt

The anthology, co-edited by Caroline Kramer, discusses concepts and perspectives of a fair timely city for planning practice. Presented on 24.07.2019 in Berlin and available (in German) from the Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung.

 
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DFG funded project on online trading launched

The DFG grants Thomas Wieland (AG Gesellschaft) a research project on the spatial impact of online trade. It deals with the causes and motives of online shopping.

Biodiversität der Flussauen Deutschlands

Auf Grundlage der Ergebnisse eines F&E Vorhabens des BfN wurde unter der Leitung des IfGGs (Aue) der Kenntnisstand zur Biodiversität der Flussauen erstmals für Deutschland in einem Buch veröffentlicht.

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J. Eichel wins Nature Geoscience competition

... with the best "Geostory". She describes connections between vegetation and landscape development