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Institut d'Astronomie et de Géophysique Georges Lemaître (UCL-ASTR) - Belgium

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The Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics Georges Lemaître (UCL-ASTR) is part of the Physics Department of the Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium). The main research activities of the Institut deal with (1) climate variability in polar regions, (2) past climate changes, (3) human impacts on climate, (4) regional climate and atmospheric processes, (5) lakes and shallow seas, and (6) development of modelling tools. Research in astronomy-geophysics and on spatial plasmas is done in collaboration with the Royal Observatory of Belgium (ROB) and the Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB).