Aquatic Systems

Prof. Dr. B. Jähne

We study the exchange of mass, heat and momentum between ocean and atmosphere using imaging techniques. We operate the world's largest active annular wind-wave tank, the Aeolotron.

Dr. Martina Schmidt

Through the study of atmospheric concentrations and isotopic composition of the above trace gases the group searches for a quantification of sources and sinks and atmospheric trans

Prof. Dr. W. Aeschbach

Our group deals with applications of isotope and environmental tracers, in particular noble gases, for the study of groundwater recharge and flow.

Prof. Dr. N. Frank

Physics of Environmental Archives explores the climate messages left in various geological sedimentary archives such as corals, speleothems, calcareous tufa and marine sediments.