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12 April, 2018

Alfred Wegener Medal for climate and earth system researcher Meinrat O. Andreae

The emeritus director of the MPI for Chemistry receives the highest award of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) for his groundbreaking research achievements

26 March, 2018

HALO research aircraft measures emissions from major cities

Researchers from Mainz analyze emissions from major Asian cities to better understand and predict the extent and impact of urban air pollution on the Earth's atmosphere.

26 February, 2018

Biological soil crusts endangered by global change

Model calculations predict a decrease of 25 to 40 percent in biological soil crusts through persisting global warming and increasing land use.

26 February, 2018

The beginnings of a research giant

On February 26, 2018, the Max Planck Society is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its foundation

14 February, 2018

Researchers reveal hidden diversity in biocrusts

The functional diversity of bacteria and fungi changes significantly over the course of biocrust development

08 February, 2018

Chemical composition of aircraft exhaust aerosols investigated

MPI for Chemistry involved in DLR and NASA research flights in Ramstein – search for alternative and more environmentally friendly aviation fuels

11 January, 2018

Silicon Content of the Oceans 15,000 Years Ago Higher than Today

Millennia-old glass sponges once again prove to be highly informative climate archives

06 December, 2017

From Puerto Rico to Mainz

MPI for Chemistry provides scientific and personal help after a natural disaster

25 October, 2017

Reducing manure and fertilizers decreases atmospheric fine particles

A decrease of agricultural ammonia emissions avoids mortality attributable to air pollution

23 October, 2017

Nearly nine billion more tonnes of CO2 through El Niño

For the first time, satellite data have quantified the extra amount of the greenhouse gas CO2 released into the atmosphere during an El Niño year. Drought-weakened vegetation absorbs less CO2. Gemeinsame Pressemeldung der...