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Dr. Katja Trachte
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

New Thesis Topic Suggestions

Thursday, 01 December 2016

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

MSc colloquium: Winter term schedule

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The first schedule for this winter's MSc colloquium is available. See "Colloquium" for latest details. Everybody is welcome to attend![more]

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 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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