ISCAR-P: Alpine Protected Area Research

Mission and Members

ISCAR and the Network of Protected Areas (ALPARC) joined in 2006 by establishing a common working group called ISCAR-P. This board provides scientific support to research activities within ALPARC, such as the four-yearly research symposium in National Park Hohe Tauern, the journal eco.mont and the database "Mountain Pool" on research projects. Periodically ISCAR Workshops are organised with partners.

Members (2016-2018): Günter Köck (chair, A-Vienna),Valérie Braun (co-chair, office) Kristina Bauch (A-NP Hohe Tauern), Massimo Bocca (I-PN Mont Avic), Philippe Bourdeau (F-Grenoble), Jean-Jacques Brun (F-Grenoble), Matej Gabrovec (SI-Ljubljana), Guido Plassmann (F-Chambéry, ALPARC office), Thomas Scheurer (CH-Berne, ISCAR office), Dominik Siegrist (CH-Rapperswil), Christoph Moning (D-Munich), Michael Vogel (D-NP Berchtesgaden, Astrid Wallner (CH-Bern, Swiss Park Research)

Research project database for mountain protected areas in Europe

Journal eco.mont: Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management

Research symposium Hohe Tauern
2009 Kaprun (Austria)

Kaprun Declaration 2009

2013 Mittersill (Austria)

2017 Salzburg (Austria)

ISCAR Workshops

Workshop councils 2015
Follow-up 50Q 2014

New Highlanders 2012

Protected Areas 2011


Network of Alpine Protectd Areas (ALPARC)

Interdisciplinary Mountain Research IGF