National Park Berchtesgaden - Germany

Basic Information
Site Name
National Park Berchtesgaden
Short name
LTER_EU_DE_028
Country
Germany
Operating Organisation
Site Description
Berchtesgaden National Park was established in 1978 and is the only German national park located at the Alps. It comprises three major valleys and covers an elevantional range from 600 to 2700 m. Ecosystems include montane mixed forest and subalpine coniferous forest, alpine grasslands, pastures and rocky habitats. The Department for Research and Monitoring is linked to the Techincal University of Munich. It conducts monitoring on climate, hydrology, ecosystem dynamics and biodiversity. Main research topics include drivers of natural ecosystem dynamics, human impacts on ecosystems and climate change effects on ecosystems.
Last modified
2024-04-30 03:04:48

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1978
Observed properties
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA)The affiliation of this site with "Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA)" is not verified.
Photos
Montane forest with past disturbance by the European spruce bark beetle
Montane forest with past disturbance by the European spruce bark beetle
Alpine grasslands
Alpine grasslands
Broadleaved forest at lower elevation
Broadleaved forest at lower elevation
Malaise trap in alpine gravel habitat
Malaise trap in alpine gravel habitat
Geographic
Centroid/Representative Coordinates

Latitude: 47.558043 Longitude: 12.919862

Size
~21000.00ha
Elevation (average)
1658.00msl
Elevation (min)
603.00msl
Elevation (max)
2713.00msl
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