Ecology

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The Department of Ecology focuses it’s research activities on biological invasions and risk assessment of invasive alien species, more specifically changes of the flora (neophytes), on the synthesis of the knowledge on the vegetation of Luxembourg, and on the climate of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, this within the framework of co-operations with institutions in Luxembourg and abroad and with an output of scientific publications and contributions to the databases of the Museum.

Concerning activities of sensitizing and education, the Department of Ecology organizes scientific conferences and exhibitions, launches specialized websites and publishes popularized contents on Internet.


Curator of the Department of Ecology: Dr Christian Ries, phone (+352) 46 22 33 – 416.

Extensive meadow (Arrhenatherion) - Mertert - 08.05.2007 © Simone Schneider

Extensive meadow (Arrhenatherion) – Mertert – 08.05.2007 © Simone Schneider