The Bavarian Climate Research Association (BayFORKLIM) studies
"Climate changes in Bavaria and their effects on microorganisms, plants, animals, and man."
It is an interdisciplinary association of State Universities, State Agencies and Federal Research Institutes. "BayFORKLIM" also stands for the Bavarian Climate Research Programme with contributions from various disciplines as meteorology, physics, biology, chemistry, hydrology, geography, medicine, forestry, agriculture and others. BayFORKLIM now consists of five multidisciplinary, problem-oriented sections.