Pre-Study FORKLAN (already finished)

Pre-Study FORKLAN addressing the topic "Adaptation strategies for the inevitable impacts of climate change in Bavaria”

Start date: 01.12.2006
End date: 31.05.2007
Funded by: Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt
Local project leader: Prof. Dr. J. Jacobeit Dr. C. Beck


This pre-study, commissioned by the Bavarian “Landesamt für Umwelt” and conducted by the University of Bayreuth, aims at investigating the existing knowledge with respect to Bavaria, identifying research deficits, and developing suggestions for a future orientation of the Bavarian climate research including research capacities at universities and research centres. The study is subdivided into the core areas “Processes relevant for climate” and “Impacts of climate change”. The consortium consists of:

Prof. Beierkuhnlein (Univ. Bayreuth, Biogeographie)

Prof. Foken (Univ. Bayreuth, Mikrometeorologie)

PD Dr. Bittner (DLR, Fernerkundung)

Prof. Dech (DLR und Univ. Würzburg, Fernerkundung)

Prof. Jacobeit (Univ. Augsburg, Physische Geographie, Klimatologie)

Prof. Jentsch (Univ. Bayreuth, Störungsökologie)

Prof. Matzner (Univ. Bayreuth, Bodenökologie)

PD Dr. Menzel (TU München, Ökoklimatologie)

Prof. Peiffer (Univ. Bayreuth, Hydrologie)

Prof. Pretzsch (TU München, Waldwachstumskunde)

Prof. Tenhunen (Univ. Bayreuth, Pflanzenökologie und Modellierung)