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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IBER - BAS)
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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2, Y. Gagarin Str
+359 2 8717195
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organisation profile

The Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research (IBER) was established on 1 July 2010 after merging of Institute of Zoology, Institute of Botany, and Central Laboratory of General Ecology on the basis of resolution of General Assembly of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences from 23.03.2010. Significant national and international researches are carried out in IBER in theoretical and applied aspects of ecology, biodiversity, environmental conservation and sustainable use of biological resources.

Now the Institute has high qualified staff and the plan is to train such staff in the area of botany, mycology, zoology, ecology, hydrobiology, conservation biology, environmental genetic, evolutionary biology and other closely related scientific areas, as well as to ensure scientific information, to give methodic supply to governmental institutions and civil society structures, and to present the country in European Research Area within its competence.The Institute has well-equipped laboratories for various floristic, faunistic and ecological studies: chemical, phytochemical, genetic, karyological, biotechnological, parasitological, ecological microbiology, light-microscope laboratory, GIS-centre.The Institute has several experimental field stations in Sreburna Biosphere Reserve, Kalimok Reserve, in the town of Sozopol, Atanasovsko Ezero Reserve, Beglika locality, Parangalitsa Biosphere Reserve, Plana Mtn.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)

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Collating centre
Bulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre , Institute of Oceanology (BGODC)
Latest update
3 March 2014 11:54:19 AM