Research concept

Research within the National Park has the following goals:

  • To compile a record of current scientific knowledge
  • Long-term observation and modelling, thereby assisting early recognition
  • Provide a basis and expertise for management
  • Dialogue, communication and education
  • Scientific and data management

The following are the main research areas:

  • development of the National Park region in connection with global and climatic change
  • influence of disturbances on the long-term development of the eco-system
  • ungulates in an alpine habitat
  • impact of protected eco-systems and sustainable use of resources for society
  • benefits of sustainable development on a regional scale, in connection with the SNP and the Biosphere
  • the influence of natural forces on the development of the SNP since its foundation 100 years ago
  • Research concept (download, in German)