The Physical Geography and Climatology Teaching and Research Area deals with theoretical and applied aspects of the physical environment and especially climatology in teaching and research.

The primary research topics are climatological data-driven investigations as well as modeling approaches regarding human impacts in and on climate systems, especially in connection with climate change.

Hereby, the main focus lies on the micrometeorological investigation of energy and matter fluxes as well as research questions concerning the climatology of plant stands. In addition to fundamental research, many projects are interdisciplinary, applied and designed for cooperation with planning and practice partners.

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Our Physical Geography and Climatology Group has various measuring instruments for research and teaching purposes. Photo: Bastian Paas

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Climate Monitoring Stations

Our Physical Geography and Climatology Group operates two weater stations in Aachen-Hörn and Woffelsbach-Wildenhof at lake Rursee. The stations serve as reference stations for regional urban and terrain climate research projects at the Department of Geography and are also used in teaching.

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Here you will find current vacancies in the Physical Geography and Climatology Group.

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