Thunen provide political decision makers with scientifically-based decision-making aids on the basis of our own research results. Thunen take a long-term approach to research and continually carry out monitoring activities. This allows them to obtain valuable statistical series.
Thunen represent German interests in international scientific commissions and bodies. Results of their work flow into guidelines and standards as well as into regulations and legislation.
The work of Thunen contributes to securing the sustainable use of natural resources, serves economic development, and ensures the quality of life for our society.