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The Bavarian State Institute of Forestry (LWF)

The Bavarian State Institute of Forestry (LWF) is a research facility of the Bavarian Forestry Administration. We research and develop concepts of sustainable forest management for a competitive, ecologically suitable and socially agreeable forest management. We develop approaches of direct practical relevance to forestry and provide the public with new findings of our research and long-term investigations. Our aims are to maintain and strengthen the diverse forest functions. Remote sensing of forest regions has a long standing tradition at the LWF. Among other research aspects, we currently focus on developping approaches to gain further insights into biotic and abiotic damage sources in forests.

Bayerische Landesanstalt für Wald und Forstwirtschaft
Abteilung Informationstechnologie

Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 1
85354 Freising
Phone: +49 8161 4591 0
Fax: +49 8161 4591 900


Dr. Christoph Straub
Phone: +49 8161 4591131
Work Task: • Technical support, project management

Eike Reinosch
Phone: +49 8161 4591152
Work Task: • Preparation of reference data and validation for forest damage in Bavaria (WP 3 and 7)

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