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Biodiversität im Wandel

Patterns and interactions of plant diversity in disturbed and undisturbed ecosystems are analysed across scales from local field research to global information systems. On a continental to global scale, the main focus is on mapping diversity patterns and, above all, on analysing the relationship between geodiversity and plant biodiversity. Another central issue is the identification of hotspots…

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Biotische Struktur von Stauseen

The biotic structure of a water body, together with its physicochemical and hydrological properties, forms the most important basis for the assessment of its mass balance and the recording of environmental changes. The project focuses on the causal analysis of dominant processes and the long-term development of material flows and biological structures in reservoir ecosystems.

Reservoirs are…

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Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik

The project is supervised by the Commission "Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Naturwissenschaften/ Mathematik/ Technik)". The aim of the project is to develop historical statements about the chronological and disciplinary structures in mathematics and physics as well as to summarize the results of work from biographical and bibliographical aspects. Furthermore, an electronic database on the history of the…

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Gletscherforschung

The project focuses on alpine glaciers and their role in the continental hydrologic cycle, as climate indicators and their interaction with the solid earth. In addition to many years of intensive research work on the Vernagtferner, the "house glacier" in the Ötztal Alps, investigations are being carried out in various glacier regions, e.g. Iceland, Norway, the Pamir, and the Karakorum. Along with…

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Grundriss zur Geschichte der deutschen Dichtung aus den Quellen

The "ground plan" of the history of German poetry from its sources is the basic work of German literary historical research that was simultaneously developed and grown with the subject. The aim is to explore and process all the essential historical facts and data on the development of German literature from its beginning to the end of the 19th century. The chronological presentation of the…

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L'Europe des Humanistes - Europa Humanistica

Documentary handbook on the tradition of ancient and medieval literature in the early modern period. A bibliographical and at the same time documentary repertory is being compiled, which covers the entire field of the literary reception history of antiquity and the Middle Ages for the period between 1500 and 1630, including later reprints (up to the 19th century). In accordance with the…

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Moritz Schlick - Gesamtausgabe. Nachlass und Korrespondenz

Moritz Schlick is one of the most influential figures in 20th century philosophy. As a representative of scientific philosophy and founder of the "Vienna Circle" of logical empiricism, he gave decisive impetus to modern philosophy of language and theory of science.

The Academy's long-term goal is to make Moritz Schlick's scientific legacy and correspondence accessible in a scientifically sound…

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Preußen als Kulturstaat

As part of a new project, the BBAW has been devoting itself since January 2004 to "Prussia as a Cultural State" and thus to the ambiguous image of Prussia in history. The range of interpretations extends from the militarily organized authoritarian state to the tolerant enlightenment state to the multi-ethnic integration state. The BBAW's approach to Prussian history not only corresponds to its…

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