Research

Main content

The development of a sustainable society is one of the biggest challenges of our time.

Research foci

The Department of Environmental Systems Science has defined five main research areas which are becoming increasingly important for society and and focus scientific activities across the department's institutes.

Institutes and research stations

Research in the Department of Environmental Systems Science is undertaken by six institutes and various research stations which foster the science in their respective fields in a solution oriented approach.

Competence centres

The Department of Environmental Systems Science is is actively engaged in a number of competence centres and technology platforms, bundling inter-institutional efforts in efficient ways.

Research vessel in the Artic Sea (Photo: D-USYS)  
Research vessel in the Artic Sea (Photo: D-USYS)
 
 
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01.05.2017
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