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Research Divisions at the Alfred Wegener Institute


 

Geosciences

To reconstruct the history of polar continents and oceans; to study sedimentation history, the processes of deposition and geological transformation in the oceans, marine bio-geochemical cycles, and the paleoclimate of the polar regions. Read more about geosciences…


 

Biosciences

To identify, quantify, and model the various interactions between marine element cycles and the biology, ecology genetic diversity of key species. Read more about biosciences…


 

Climate Sciences

To study the coupled ocean-ice-atmosphere system and its importance for the world climate. AWI researchers conduct surveys and numerical simulations related to oceanic circulation, transport of substances and energy in the polar seas and the polar atmosphere, and to the influence of these processes on the global climate system. Read more about climate sciences…


 
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