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Research and evaluation of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems since 1993

For more than 20 years the IfAÖ - Institute for Applied Ecosystem Research (IfAÖ) has been researching and evaluating terrestrial and aquatic habitats and ecosystems. The focus areas of this private research facility established in 1993 include the description of natural ecosystems as well as the assessment, evaluation and documentation of changes caused both naturally and by human activities. IfAÖ provides research and consulting for commercial clients as well as state and federal authorities, utilizing the broad expertise of more than 90 employees, extensive technical equipment and in-house laboratories.

The services of IfAÖ:
Benthology | Ichthyology | Marine Mammals | Ornithology | Marine Environmental Planning
Enviromental Toxicology | Sampling Management | Terrestical Ecology | Ecodata Management

Since 2010, IfAÖ has been a member of the GICON Group, a merging of internationally-active independent engineering and consulting companies headquartered in Dresden, Germany. GICON bundles the competencies of IfAÖ and other companies of the group in order to offer comprehensive engineering services from a single source.



GICON®-Gruppe erhält das Bonitätszertifikat CrefoZert

Unternehmensverbund stellt wirtschaftliche Stärke mit Zertifikat unter Beweis.

New management at IfAÖ

As of 01 July 2021, Ralf Trapphoff and Frank Wolf together with Edith Linnemann will form the new...

IfAÖ has taken over sampling of coastal fish fauna in Schleswig-Holstein

IfAÖ has taken over sampling of coastal fish fauna in Schleswig-Holstein

“Jugend forscht” - Student group experiences exciting national finals

Group of students supervised by IfAÖ presents exciting result at the national finals of “Jugend...

Vom IfAÖ betreute Schüler gewinnen Hauptpreis bei „Schüler StAUNen“

IfAÖ fördert wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs seit bald zehn Jahren

Support from the air

Drones in operation for ecological construction monitoring and photo documentation

Neue Ausgabe der GICONcret online

GICON®-Firmenzeitung 2020 / III ab sofort abrufbar

Neue Ausgabe der GICONcret online

GICON®-Firmenzeitung 2020 / II ab sofort abrufbar