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The mission of the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU) is to contribute to the basic science of the oceans, atmosphere and cryosphere. This knowledge is used in studies on climate change and the possible implications for mankind.

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Left: previously constructed image of the Antarctic bedrock. Right: a much more detailed image of the same area, constructed with the new technique.
12 December 2019
A sharper image of the Antarctic bedrock will improve our ability to predict future loss of mass from the ice sheet.
Credit: Ian Joughin, University of Washington
10 December 2019
A team of 89 polar scientists from 50 international organisations have produced the most complete picture of Greenland ice loss to date.
Na ons de zondvloed
1 November 2019
Documentary portraits of low-lying areas where the rising water is a huge problem.

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Can we manage unexpected?
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