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APRI – the Austrian Polar Research Institute

The Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) is a research consortium that promotes and coordinates research and education in the area of polar sciences at the participating organisations. The APRI involves about 50 scientists in 18 research groups.

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Climate Change

Why is the Arctic relevant for our weather and climate?

Climate change in the Arctic and its consequences for nature and people are widely reported in the media. What is much less well known is that climate change is particularly pronounced in the Arctic and has a direct impact on…

Mosses and Biocrusts: Pioneers on Antarctic Soil

Future shifts in soil cover type and abundance may alter soil functions in the vulnerable and fast changing Antarctic ecosystems. Characterizing the specific influences of different soil cover types for subjacent soils might enable us to better understand the implications…

Polar Talk #14 (in German)

Am 26.06.2024 um 18:30 Uhr findet der #14 Polar Talk im Naturhistorischen Museum Wien statt. Gehen Sie mit dem Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) auf eine fesselnde Expedition durch die Sonderausstellung "Arktis. Polare Welt im Wandel". Tauchen Sie ein in…