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Objectives of the national park research

According to § 6 of the National Park Ordinance, the observation and study of nature is a central goal of the Berchtesgaden National Park. In particular, the national park serves as a reference area and learning site for natural and largely uninfluenced by humans ecosystem dynamics in the mountains. Research and monitoring in the national park are carried out in close cooperation with university research and are embedded in Bavarian, national and international initiatives.



Current and Completed

Since its foundation in 1978, research has been conducted in the Berchtesgaden National Park on a wide range of issues. Click here for current research tasks and completed projects.



Permanent observations

The task of monitoring is to observe natural processes comprehensively and over the long term. This creates an important source of data and information for research.



Our data management

Data provide the basis for all research and monitoring tasks in Berchtesgaden National Park. Data management is therefore of particular importance.



National and international

The Berchtesgaden National Park is networked worldwide in the areas of research and monitoring. Knowledge and experience transfer is one of the central tasks.



scientifically prepared

Our publications are an essential building block for us to document the achievements for science and research and to make them visible for all interested parties



Research and monitoring

You can easily contact all employees via our data protection compliant forms. These are divided into individual specialist groups.