Think tank

Alfred-Wegener-Institute

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Bremerhaven, Germany

As the Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, the Alfred Wegener Institute works primarily in the cold and temperate regions of the world. Together with numerous national and international partners, we are involved in deciphering the complex processes in the "System Earth". Our planet is undergoing profound climate change. The polar regions and seas are changing. At the same time, they play a central role in the global climate system

Contact details

Website:
https://www.awi.de

Address:
Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
1980
Age (years)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 41
Germany average
 37
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 55
Germany average
 109
Global average
 75

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 702
Germany average
 75
Global average
 33
2019
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 677

Social

Likes (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 4,351
Germany average
 19,317
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 12,884
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 8,219
Germany average
 9,210
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 6,168
Subscribers (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 4,860
Germany average
 2,290
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 2,980
Followers (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 4,765
Germany average
 5,003
Global average
 8,281

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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