Excellence Strategy

Environmental Systems

The Platform Environmental Systems links the existing research groups in the field of environmental research at the University: The natural and applied sciences (geo- & environmental science, chemistry, biology, physics), and social sciences and economics, ethics and law. The platform addresses a broad range of relevant and highly interdisciplinary environmental research challenges. It is part of the Excellence Strategy at the University of Tübingen.

Spokespersons: Prof. Carolin Huhn, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry , Auf der Morgenstelle 18, D-72076 Tübingen / Prof. Christiane Zarfl, Geo- und Umweltforschungszentrum (GUZ), Schnarrenbergstraße 94-96, 72076 Tübingen

Coordinator: Dr. Hermann Rügner, Geo- und Umweltforschungszentrum (GUZ), Schnarrenbergstraße 94-96, 72076 Tübingen; Tel.: +49-7071-29-75041; h.ruegner@uni-tuebingen.de

The plattform aims in a close cooperation with national research laboratories, ministries, environmental agencies & regulators, small and medium sized enterprises, industry and industry associations. Upcoming research themes are taken up rapidly and tackled by interdisciplinary research groups. The Platform acts as a contact point for members from academia, industry, and policy with respect to environmentally, economically and scientifically relevant topics. Results and achievements are presented to the public and students during regular thematic workshops, symposia and courses.