Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing (IMK-ASF)


The Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing (IMK-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.

Digital GipfelKIT
Digital Summit 2020: Understanding methane emissions from the North Sea

Scientists want to evaluate local methane sources in the North Sea using high-resolution modelling.

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DMG Honorary Membership for Prof. Herbert Fischer

The German Meteorological Society awards honorary membership to Professor Herbert Fischer, former director of the IMK-ASF (1986-2009).

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Excellent: Digitisation for Earth System Research

The "Digital Earth" project with KIT participation was awarded a special prize for Digital Science at the Digital Leader Award.

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