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Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO)
Native name
Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek
Havenlaan 88 bus 73
+32 2 558 18 11
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organisation profile

The Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO) is a scientific institute of the Flemish Government in Belgium. INBO has resulted from the merger of the Institute for Forestry and Game Management and the Institute of Nature Conservation on January, 1st 2006. The Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO) is the Flemish research and knowledge centre for nature and its sustainable management and use. INBO conducts research and supplies knowledge to all those who prepare or make the policies or are interested in them. As a leading scientific institute, INBO works for the Flemish government primarily, but also supplies information for international reporting and deals with questions from local authorities. In addition, INBO supports organisations for nature management, forestry, agriculture, hunting and fisheries. INBO is a member of national and European research networks. It makes its findings available to the general public. INBO employs some 250 staff, mainly researchers and technicians. Besides its Brussels head office, INBO has branches in Geraardsbergen, Groenendaal and Linkebeek.

results in other services

  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)
  • European Cruise programmes (EuroFleets)
  • Ocean going Cruise programmes (POGO)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
Collating centre
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Belgian Marine Data Centre (MUMM-BMDC)
Latest update
12 April 2021 11:54:11 AM