Thuringian State Institute for Environment and Geology

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The TLUG office building in Göschwitz .

The Thuringian State Institute for Environment and Geology (TLUG) was an authority of the Free State of Thuringia , which with the order of the state government and ordinance of the Interior Minister on the establishment of authorities and institutions of the State of Thuringia from April 23, 2001 by amalgamation of the State Institute for the Environment with the State Institute for geology. In the meantime, the TLUG has been incorporated into Article 8 [Section 1, Paragraph 2 of the Thuringian Law on the Restructuring of Authorities in the Field of Environmental Management (ThürNeustrUmwBG)] of the Thuringian Administrative Reform Act 2018 (ThürVwRG 2018) of December 18, 2018 (GVBl. Pp. 731, 741) Thuringian State Office for the Environment, Mining and Nature Conservation (TLUBN) renamed. It was subordinate to the Thuringian Ministry of Agriculture, Forests, Environment and Nature Conservation . The institute had its headquarters in Jena , a branch in Weimar and had regional offices in Suhl and Sondershausen . The state bird sanctuary in Seebach also belonged to the TLUG .

Martin Feustel was familiar with the conduct of the business of the President of TLUG.


The Thuringian State Institute for Environment and Geology was active as a scientific and technical institution in the areas of ecology and nature conservation, immissions, recycling and waste management, water, soil , contaminated sites, geology and groundwater, environmental information, environmental education, spatial analysis, environmental analysis and environmental radioactivity.

The TLUG was also responsible for the geological state service.

In the field of water law, she was the technical authority for all matters relating to water management and water ecology. She was u. a. entrusted with the performance of the flood warning and flood reporting service , the dam supervision, the implementation of sampling, their investigation and evaluation and the maintenance of the first order waters as well as the other water management facilities owned by the State of Thuringia.

The State Institute for Environment and Geology built and operated the measuring, observation and investigation facilities necessary to fulfill these tasks.

The TLUG was co-editor of its own, only nationally classified natural space system of the book The Natural Spaces of Thuringia , which differs from that in the manual of the natural spatial structure of Germany , which is also used by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN).

In addition to natural space maps , the TLUG also offered hydrogeological maps and others on various geographical topics.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. § 104 Thuringian Water Act of August 18, 2009 (GVBl. P. 648)
  2. ^ Walter Hiekel, Frank Fritzlar, Andreas Nöllert and Werner Westhus: The natural spaces of Thuringia . Ed .: Thuringian State Institute for Environment and Geology (TLUG), Thuringian Ministry for Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Environment . 2004, ISSN  0863-2448 . → Natural area map of Thuringia (TLUG) - PDF; 260 kB → Maps by district (TLUG)

  3. Hydrogeological map of Thuringia from the Thuringian State Institute for Environment and Geology (PDF; 4.37 MB) ( Even finer maps are available for each district .)

Coordinates: 50 ° 53 ′ 2.9 "  N , 11 ° 35 ′ 47.7"  E