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KIT Campus Nord
IMK-ASF
Prof. Dr. J. Orphal
H.-v.-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Leopoldshafen
Tel: +49 721 608-29121
Fax: +49 721 608-24742
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Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing

The Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK) - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing (ASF) investigates dynamic, microphysical and chemical processes in the Earth’s atmosphere, with the goal to understand, quantify and predict its natural variability and long-term changes.

Accurate measurements of atmospheric trace gases from various observational platforms (ground-based stations, air craft, balloons, satellites) provide the data that are required for the modelling of atmospheric processes.

Particular focus of the activities of IMK-ASF is to investigate the complex links and feedbacks between climate change, dynamics and transport, and atmospheric chemistry.

NEWS

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Klimawandel geht weiter

Auch während der Covid-19-Krise geht der Klimawandel weiter. Bei wirtschaftlicher Förderung zur Entwicklung nach Covid-19 muss Klimaneutralität eine wichtige Rolle spielen.

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Promotionspreis-Fuchs
Dissertation award for Julia Fuchs

Scientist honoured for best PhD thesis of the last two years.

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Composition and origin of the Asian Tropopause Aerosol Layer (ATAL) uncovered

A comprehensive study lead by IMK-ASF and published in Nature Geoscience reveals solid ammonium nitrate particles forming due to ammonia emissions at ground as a major component of the ATAL at 12-18 km altitude.

To KIT press release

To the Nature Geoscience publication

To the paper (SharedIt)

 

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