News and Announcements

Physics colloquium - 15.11.2022, 4.15 pm

On Tuesday, 15.11.2022 4.15 pm Prof. Peter Spichtinger will give a talk on ice clouds in the physics colloquium in the lecture hall of nuclear physics. This talk will give a good overview of the work of group Theoretical cloud physics

More information can be found here:

IPA now on Instagram

Next to the twitter account of our weather station you will find the institute now on Instagram. Stop over and say hello.

PhD-students' seminar 2020

On Monday, 13. January, from 0900h this year's english spoken seminar of PhD students will take place. Six PhD students of IPA and MPIC will present their projects as well as the current status of their work. Before that, Daniel Kunkel will talk about the HALO campagne SouthTRAC.

Click here for a schedule of the seminar.

Lectures and exercises winter term 2019/2020

The kick-off meeting takes place on Monday, 14.10., 1430h in seminar room 537.
Schedules for exercises as well as necessary changes of the proposed schedule can be negotiated during this meeting.

Lectures start as listed below. Deviations from the schedule as published in JOGUSTINE are printed boldface.

Lectures starting before the kick-off meeting are printed in red color .
Lectures printed in italics have fixed, non-negotiable starting times.


  • Introduction to meteorology (Hoor/Kunkel): Tuesday, 15.10., 10.15 Uhr
  • Climatology and climate (Eichhorn): Wednesday, 21.10., 12.15 Uhr
  • Synoptic meteorology I (Tost): Thursday, 17.10., 10.00 Uhr
  • Weather briefing (Tost et al.): Thursday, 17.10., 14.00 Uhr
  • Atmospheric thermodynamics (Spichtinger): Tuesday, 15.10., 10.15 Uhr
  • Applied meteorology (Bozem/Hoor): Wednesday, 16.10., 12.15 Uhr
  • Meteorological statistics and data analysis (Fallmann/Tost): Wednesday, 16.10., 10.00 Uhr
  • Mathematics for meteorologists (N.N.)


  • Atmospheric chemistry (Borrmann): Tuesday, 15.10., 08.30 Uhr
  • Large scale atmospheric dynamics (Riemer/Wirth): Wednesday, 16.10., 08.30 Uhr
  • Modelling (Spichtinger): Monday, 14.10., 12.30 Uhr (Room 04-426)
  • Applied radiation (Wagner): Tuesday, 15.10., 14.15 Uhr
  • Current topics: Data assimilation (Wirth): Monday, 21.10., 10.15 Uhr

Martina Krämer appointed GFK-Fellow

New impetus for cloud physics in Mainz: Leading researcher in the area of airborne measurements of ice particles and water vapor joins forces with cloud physicists in Mainz to investigate climate change. See press release for more information (in German).

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