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Universitšt Bremen (UB) - Germany

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The University of Bremen has over 19,000 students and 1,400 research scientists. The Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP) was founded in 1989. Being part of the physics department, it is investigating the system "earth" using the tools of physics. Research at IUP is organized into the four sub-groups remote sensing, atmospheric physics and chemistry, oceanography, and terrestrial environmental physics. One of the focus fields of the research and education of the institute are the polar regions, especially remote sensing of their surface and atmosphere.