Think tank

Alfred-Wegener-Institute

N/A

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

Geographics of focus
Germany, Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
1980
Age (years)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 42
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 55
Germany average
 109
Global average
 89

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 702
Germany average
 73
Global average
 33
2019
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 677

Social

Likes (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 4,351
Germany average
 18,805
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 12,884
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 8,219
Germany average
 9,011
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 6,168
Subscribers (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 4,860
Germany average
 2,228
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 2,980
Followers (2021)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 11,544
Germany average
 8,720
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Alfred-Wegener-Institute
 4,765

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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