Frank Graf

Dr. Frank Graf
Alpine Ecosystems
Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
CH-7260 Davos Dorf

Phone: +41 (0) 81 417 02 10
Phone2: +41 (0) 81 417 01 11
Fax: +41 (0) 81 417 01 10
E-mail: frank.graf(at)
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Expertise of Frank Graf:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeAdaptation Measures to Change
Topic PedosphereSoil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementPrevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleLocal / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology

Specialties of Frank Graf:
slope (soil) stabilisation using appropriate plants considering micro-organisms, particularly mycorrhizal fungi.

Quantification of biological effects (plants, mycorrhizal fungi) on the stability of soil being at risk of water or wind erosion

Resesarch aims at application of adapted (optimised) soil bioengineering measures to protect or re-colonise (re-stabilise) slopes prone to or affected by processes of erosion and superficial sliding. Additionally, the same approach is tested for possible use in wind erosion control.

Last update: 2/19/16
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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