Alfred Lothar Wegener

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German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930)

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Alfred Wegener Institute, a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, focuses on research issues mainly related to Arctic and Antarctic regions, including oceanic physics, chemistry, and ecology, as well as climate change.
At Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the SX-ACE is being used for the numerical modeling of oceanographic physics and chemistry, as well as climatic variations particularly in the Earth's polar regions.
In October 2009 the atmospheric physicist from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) was on board the German research vessel "Sonne" to measure trace substances in the atmosphere in the tropical West Pacific.
Hubertus Fischer initially developed these new isotope measurement methods for ice cores at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research and further refined them in many years of research work after moving to Bern.
Ending in ice; the revolutionary idea and tragic expedition of Alfred Wegener.
The experts, from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, said sound waves from the iceberg can't be heard by humans.
In 1912, Alfred Wegener, the father of the theory of continental drift, presented extensive evidence showing that some two hundred million years ago the world's continents were all joined into a single supercontinent, which he called Pangaea.
The German Alfred Wegener institute for polar and marine research published the results of their study in Science magazine yesterday.
Consistently low temperatures can contribute to the formation of large cloud areas in the ozone layer, altering its chemical balance, explained Markus Rex of Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute of Polar and Marine Research.
An international research team led by Ulf Riebesell of Germany's Alfred Wegener Institite for Polar and Marine Research found that under the sort of acidic conditions expected in the upper levels of many oceans by century's end, coccolithophorid shell growth was as much as 83 percent slower and marked by malformations.
Alfred Wegener saw the global scattering of tillites in a very different light; here was clear evidence that continents were previously clustered together and had since been moved apart (Wegener, 1912, 1924).
Hero or heroine: Alfred Wegener, German explorer and geophysicist, or Michel Thomas, composer of foreign language courses.
Australian universities and research organisations which include CSIRO will coordinate with international interests including the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in New Zealand, the Japanese Marine Science and Technology Centre, and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany.
For many years, researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany have been studying polar and marine environments to improve our understanding of ocean-ice-atmosphere interactions and the animal and plant kingdoms of the Arctic and Antarctic.
Training in molecular cell biology and endocrinology at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA and Bodega Marine Laboratory, UC Davis, USA will significantly foster the applicant s career development and reintegration into the European Research Area at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany.