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Fabian Thomas

Institute of Environmental Systems Research - Osnabrueck University

Barbarastraße 12, 66/E27 

49076 Osnabrueck, Germany



Fon: +49 541 / 969 3831

Fax: +49 541 / 969 2599

E-Mail: fabian.thomas[at] 

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Person responsible for content in accordance with 55 Abs. 2 RStV 

Fabian Thomas

Barbarastraße 12

49076 Osnabrueck, Germany


Indication of source for images and graphics 

 Title Images: © Marianne Lefebvre, Fabian Thomas



Accountability for content 

The contents of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents' accuracy, completeness or topicality. According to statutory provisions, we are furthermore responsible for our own content on these web pages. In this context, please note that we are accordingly not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG). 

Accountability for links 

Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately. 


Our web pages and their contents are subject to German copyright law. Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a et seq. of the copyright law), every form of utilizing, reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our web pages requires the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are allowed only for private use, so must not serve either directly or indirectly for earnings. Unauthorized utilization of copyrighted works is punishable (§ 106 of the copyright law). 


Data privacy statement

Data privacy

We are taking data privacy very serious. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Should personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) be elicited on one of our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis. This data will not be transferred to third parties without your explicit consent. Please note that data transmission over the internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) can suffer from security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible. 


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