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Environment - Architecture - 18.11.2019
Living bridges
Living bridges
Dense, humid broadleaf forests, monsoon-swollen rivers and deep ravines - in the Indian state of Meghalaya wooden bridges easily decay or are washed away in floodwaters. Bridges made from steel and concrete are pushed to their limits here as well. But bridges made of living tree roots can survive here for centuries.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 15.11.2019
Joint European-US ocean-monitoring satellite undergoes pre-launch tests
Testing is underway on the spacecraft that will provide highly accurate measurements of the amount and rate of global sea level rise until the 2030s through a joint European-US mission.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.10.2019
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Removing dead trees from the forests and reforesting on a large scale: this is the German Federal Government's strategy against "Forest Dieback 2.0".

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2019
EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation and prepares for launching next generation satellites to bring monitoring of weather and climate to a new era
BOSTON - As forecasting of high impact weather needs to meet higher expectations in our changing climate, EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation under the aegis of the WMO and is preparing to deploy one next-generation satellite per year in the period 2021-2025.

Environment - 23.09.2019
Adopt a Vortex program Comes of Age!
New Name Giving for 2020 to Start on September 25, 2019, 00:00 No 272/2019 from Sep 23, 2019 Meteorologists at the Berliner Wetterkarte e. V.

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.09.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.09.2019
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, a professor of soil science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has won the German Environmental Award - the most richly endowed award of its kind in Europe.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.08.2019
How Bees Live With Bacteria
How Bees Live With Bacteria
08/27/2019 More than 90 percent of all bee species are not organized in colonies, but fight their way through life alone.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.08.2019
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
A Würzburg research group has documented numerous large mammals on Kilimanjaro with video traps. The protected areas of the mountain are enormously important for the biodiversity of this animal group.

Environment - Event - 23.07.2019

Electroengineering - Environment - 12.07.2019
"We want to bring the energy transition to the consumer"
Mr Hamacher, what is a microgrid? In the future, passive electric power distribution grids that supply consumers will be restructured into active distribution grids - microgrids.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 02.07.2019

Environment - Innovation - 01.07.2019
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
The most recent global climate report (IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C) considers manufacturing processes which use more carbon dioxide (CO2) than they release to be an important option to get climate change under control.

Environment - Administration - 18.06.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.06.2019
Climate Change in West Africa
Climate Change in West Africa
06/17/2019 A research centre in West Africa examines strategies to address the climate change. Its German partner is the University of Würzburg; the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the initiative with 3.7 million euros.

Environment - 07.06.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 05.04.2019

Environment - 21.02.2019
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) is one of the world's leading climate research initiatives.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.12.2018
Metop-C's IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload - the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) - delivered its first spectrum today.

Environment - 15.11.2018

Environment - Innovation - 30.10.2018

Environment - Architecture - 10.10.2018
"Timber construction helps us to reduce carbon emissions"
After years of relative neglect, timber construction is making a comeback. All over the world, architects are now using wood in designs of houses and even high-rise buildings.

Environment - Life Sciences - 01.10.2018
Changing fish stocks
Changing fish stocks
The majority of Bavaria's watercourses are in poor ecological condition. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now conducted the first systematic analysis of long-term data on fish stocks in the Upper Danube, Elbe and Main rivers. The team concluded that native fish species are on the verge of extinction, while the populations of some invasive species are increasing.

Physics - Environment - 27.09.2018
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat, WR), and the Joint Science Conference in Bonn have just announced that Universität Hamburg has been granted 4 clusters of excellence. An outstanding success for the University: all 4 of its cluster applications have now been awarded excellence status.

Environment - 20.09.2018
"The start of Oktoberfest means a rise in methane emissions"
Jia Chen is Professor of Environmental Sensing and Modeling at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Environment - 12.09.2018
New Emmy Noether Junior Research Group for Heidelberg Environmental Physicist
A new Emmy Noether junior research group has taken up its work at the Institute for Environmental Physics of Heidelberg University to study changes in climate variability since the last ice age.

Environment - 10.09.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 01.08.2018
Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise
Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise
Campus news The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is setting new trends in agricultural sciences: Under the leitmotif of digitalization, the "World Agricultural Systems Center - Hans Eisenmann-Foru

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.07.2018
The Futures of Sustainability
The Futures of Sustainability
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) has granted funding for a new Center for Advanced Study at Universität Hamburg entitled The Futures of Sustainability: Modernization, Transformation, Control.

Environment - Architecture - 27.06.2018
Architecture that breathes
Architecture that breathes
Campus news Planning and building with living construction materials: Prof. Ferdinand Ludwig founded the research field of "Baubotanik" in 2007.

Environment - 26.06.2018
35 years of marine conservation: the lack of a strategy increases the need for protected areas
35 years of marine conservation: the lack of a strategy increases the need for protected areas
Although more than 16 percent of all national waters are now protected, many ecoregions and countries are not included.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 20.06.2018
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10
Designed for a three-to-five-year mission, the joint U.S./European Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) on the Jason-2 satellite has now made more than 47,000 trips around our home planet, measuri

Innovation - Environment - 18.06.2018

Environment - Event - 15.06.2018

Environment - 12.06.2018
Urban planning: Green spaces for a better climate
Research news Climate change will bring with it changes to our living conditions, particularly in densely populated areas.

Innovation - Environment - 08.06.2018

Environment - Administration - 23.05.2018
Research pact against climate change consequences
Research pact against climate change consequences
Campus news The Bavarian Network for Climate Research (bayklif) was founded in 2050 as part of the Bavarian Climate Protection Programme.

Life Sciences - Environment - 15.05.2018

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.04.2018
Making the world a little bit better
Making the world a little bit better
Many students hope to be able to make a change with their knowledge - and Hannah Maral wants to make it at least a little bit better.

Environment - Health - 25.04.2018

Environment - Administration - 25.04.2018
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