Polar research groups

Across Germany, there are many institutes doing polar research. On the map in blue are clusters where several research groups are in the same location.
Explore the research activities of German polar research in the following.

Map of polar research groups in Germany


Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research

AWI Bremerhaven

AWI Potsdam

Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Alpine glaciers and their role in the Earth system

Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology

Snow algae from the polar regions

Institute of Coastal Environmental Chemistry, Helmholtz Centre Hereon

Long-term observation and modeling for legacy and emerging organic contaminants in the Polar Regions

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

Ecological roles of fungal parasites on benthic diatoms in polar coastal waters

Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum

Polar biodiversity research in a changing environment