Zentrum für Naturgefahren- und Risikomanagement
alpS researches the consequences, opportunities and risks of global climate change for regional and local human-environment systems. alpS develops innovative, marketable technologies and strategies for sustainable adaptation to climate change. These include innovations in forecasting and monitoring systems for the prevention of natural disasters, tools for modern risk management, and concepts for adaptive land use, water management, and forestry. Concerning energy alpS deals with the decelopment of energy-efficient wastewater treatment and the use of biogenic wastes and residues for energy production.