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Prof. Dr. Jan Cermak
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Department of Geography
NA 4/168
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum, Germany


Group office

Heike Pientka-Noll
Room NA 4/165
Office hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 - 12:30
Phone: +49 (0) 234 32 - 28313
Fax: +49 (0) 234 32 - 14469


Climatology group: about us

We are interested in how the climate system works and how it is linked to human activities. Our methods include ground-based measurements, satellite-based remote sensing, and modeling. For more information please visit our research pages.

Current events and announcements

Jan Cermak moves to KIT

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

After five good years at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, I have accepted a position at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). From September, I will be professor of Geophysical Remote Sensing at the Institute of Meteorology and...[more]

Information: Measurements devices

Monday, 29 August 2016

The issuing of meteorological instruments is now exclusively on Mondays from 12 to 13 pm in NA 4/172. Queries or other requests can be sent to[more]

New Thesis Topic Suggestions

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

A new list of climatological thesis topics is available now. See the attachment for a printable version.[more]

New publication: Capturing cold-air flow using thermal imaging

Friday, 05 June 2015

Micro scale vertical cold-air flow dynamics can be visualized and analyzed using thermal infrared imaging. The evaluation of this high resolution method is the main object of the new paper, published yesterday...[more]

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