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Thirty years Institute of Atmospheric Physics

Appraisal ceremony

A jubilee was celebrated on the 25th of September 2023. The event was moderated by Holger Wandsleb, chair of the board of trustees, greeting were given from the Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, the University of Rostock, the Leibniz Association as well as the former and current acting institute directors. The guest lecture was given by Prof. John Plane (University of Leeds) and was devoted to current scientific questions in atmospheric physics which initialized numerous discussions in the following reception.

The Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics is one of the German main centers for Middle Atmosphere research and maintains active cooperations with several international research organizations. The institute is located near the Baltic Sea resort Kühlungsborn, owns a separate site on the island Rügen, and is a major partner of the ALOMAR observatory in northern Norway. As associated institute of the Rostock University it is part of the teaching programme in physics. A total of about 90 persons is employed at IAP. The institute realizes an equal-opportunity and family-friendly human resource policy and is certified with the audit "berufundfamilie"  ('career and family').

Contact: Director Prof. Claudia Stolle cstolle@_we_dont_like_spam_iap-kborn.de