Legal Disclosure

Institute of Landscape Ecology
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Heisenbergstr. 2
48149 Münster, Germany
e-mail : Prof. Dr. Klaus-Holger Knorr

The Institute of Landscape Ecology (ILÖK) is part of the University of Münster (WWU), which is a public-sector statutory body of the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is represented by its Rector, Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessels.

Controlling authority:
Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Völklinger Straße 49
40221 Düsseldorf

VAT identification number: DE 126118759

Editor responsible for the content of the website in accordance with § 55 Abs. 2 RStV (Rundfunkstaatsvertrag, Interstate Broadcasting Agreement):
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Holger Knorr
Director of the Institue of Landscape Ecology
phone: +49(0)251-83 30 207
e-mail: Prof. Dr. Klaus-Holger Knorr
Heisenbergstr. 2
48149 Münster, Germany

This legal disclosure applies to information provided on the website managed by the Institute of Landscape Ecology which can be accessed via the URL All copyrighted information is designated by the copyright sign "© Institut für Landschaftsökologie - WWU Münster". Editorial responsibility for all the other pages on this Internet server rests with the offices, authorities or persons who have set up and published the pages.

Institute of Landscape Ecology

NN/Secretary's Office
phone: +49(0)251- 83 33 699

Content Management

Peter Wichmann (Web Content Director and Deputy Press Office Director)
e-mail: Website Team

Website Team
e-mail: Website Team

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The Institute of Landscape Ecology has compiled and presented the information on this website with the greatest possible care. It does not take responsibility, however, for the current relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the provided data. Liability claims against the Institute of Landscape Ecology, the authors or responsible editors of this website with regard to damages of a pecuniary or non-pecuniary nature due to erroneous and/or incomplete information, are generally excluded insofar as these were not wilfully intended or caused by gross negligence.

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