Insect monitoring

Environment & Nature Conservation



Public Funding & Contract Research


Mechanistic Effect Modelling



Terrestrial Model Ecosystems - TMEs



Research & Development

Public funding & contract research


Experimental and modelling studies from the laboratory to the field

Environment & Nature Conservation

Consulting, expert opinions, monitoring & management

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Recent News

03.11.2021 in News

Publication: Edaphobase Country Studies

We are very pleased to announce that the extensive soil ecology results on vegetation and soil organisms, collected as part of the Edaphobase country studies, are now published in the…
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12.10.2021 in Research & Development

UBA Report: Pesticide/Biodiversity Monitoring

We are pleased to announce that the final report on our UBA project has now been published and is available at publikationen/integriertes-monitoring-in-der-agrarlandschaft for download! In this project, we worked…
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12.10.2021 in News

The gaiac team is growing

Das gaiac-Forschungsteam hat sich in den letzten Jahren vergrößert und  unsere Aufgabenfelder sind vielfältiger und umfangreicher geworden. In unserem neuen Webauftritt stellen wir Ihnen übersichtlich und wohl strukturiert unsere Forschungsgebiete…
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12.08.2021 in Nature Conservation

Relocation of green frogs

Employees of gaiac relocated about 5000 green frogs and their juvenile stages (tadpoles of different ages) to preserve the population. Background: A trough-rigole in the Aachener Land industrial park in…
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28.06.2021 in Ecotoxicology

PROSOIL Expert Workshop

On June 23/24, 2021, in cooperation with darwin statistics and the German Environment Agency gaiac conducted a joint Expert Workshop (online) to discuss the results of the Prosoil project with…
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15.06.2021 in Research & Development

UBA expert discussion

At this online expert meeting, the gaiac research institute presented its results on the conceptual development of a monitoring concept for soil biodiversity to an interested expert audience consisting of…
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