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ForumAlpinum 2024 - Call for contributions

The Alps – a Refuge of Bio- and Geodiversity!?

We are happy to invite you to submit your abstract of scientific paper presentation for the ForumAlpinum, addressing one or several of the topics listed or any other biodiversity/geodiversity related topic. Abstracts are accepted until 24th of November and should be max. 250 words long including title, a brief description of the theme and content, up to 5 keywords, and the name(s) of the author(s) with affiliation.

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  • Alps
  • Biodiversity
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Change
  • Climate dynamics
  • Development
  • Erosion/slop instability
  • Europe
  • Mountain glacier
  • Permafrost
  • Soil formation
  • Water cycle


Dr. Stefanie Gubler
Research Commission of the Swiss National Park (FOK-SNP)
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern