Wildlife research

The Scientific Research and Healthcare Service is working on numerous research projects, aimed at increasing knowledge on biodiversity and eco-ethology of protected species in the Park. Below are the main research activities currently carried out in the Gran Paradiso National Park:

  • Monitoring biodiversity

  • Ecology and conservation of the Alpine Ibex (Capra ibex)

  • Eco-ethology of the Alpine Marmot (Marmota marmota)

  • Ecology of the Alpine lakes

  • Eco-ethology of the Alpine chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra)

  • Climate changes in the alpine pastures

  • Impact of brook trout (Salvellinus fontinalis) on high level lake ecosystems

  • Monitoring and ecology of the Alpine herpetofauna

Photo: Luciano Ramires