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Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Schmid


Press Releases concerning IMK-IFU

30.09.2016: Dr. Thirta Banerjee (IMK-IFU) will recieve the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman award by the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) Welfare Society of India at the House of Lords in London.

GEO 10/2016: Mehr Extreme: "So verändert sich das Wetter in den Alpen", Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann im GEO-Interview zu der Zukunft des Alpenklimas.

Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/ncomms12608; 20. September 2016: "Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand, say scientists" published by KIT/IMK-IFU, and University of Birmingham.

BR-Rundschau vom 12.09.2016: "Klimaforscher Kunstmann: Maßnahmen müssen lokal abgestimmt werden", Interview zum Klimawandel mit Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann


Helmholtz Research School

"Mechanisms and Interactions of Climate Change in Mountain Regions"


The Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK)
comprises four departments: IMK-AAF, IMK-ASF, IMK-TRO and IMK-IFU more...




Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU),
Campus Alpin, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The atmospheric environment is the air we breathe ...

The terrestrial biosphere, hydrosphere and the atmosphere are highly dynamic compartments of the Earth system. All three compartments are tightly coupled and strongly interact in a complex way by the exchange of vast quantities of matter and energy. Research in this topic aims at understanding the interaction and feedback processes between soil, vegetation and the atmosphere (water, energy, biogenic greenhouse gases and VOCs) at high temporal and spatial resolution at regional scales. We specialize in observational and experimental approaches that are closely linked to process- and integrated modelling activities.




9th MICMoR Research Forum, 9 November 2016

Keynote talk by Prof. Dr. Anja Ramming (Land Surface-Atmosphere Interactions,TU Munich), "Impacts of climate change and extreme events on forest ecosystems: Challenges in dynamic vegetation modelling.", KIT-Campus Alpin (IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen. MICMoR-Homepage

IMK-IFU Seminar 2016

large lecture room at IMK-IFU

Friday, 18.11.2016, 10:00 s.t.

"Molecular geomicrobiology of terrestrial sulfur cycling"

Dr. Michael Pester, Microbial Ecology, Limnology and General Microbiology, University of Konstanz

Seminar for PhD Students 2016

large lecture room at IMK-IFU

Friday, 02.12.2016, 10:00 s.t.

"Evaluation of fully coupled WRF-hydro model simulation for Heihe river basin in northwestern China"

Zhenyu Zhang, IMK-IFU (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann)

PhD-seminar announcement
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