Our mission

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.


Princetonplein 5
3584 CC Utrecht


Phone: +31 30 253 3275



eastwardwindweb IMAU atmospheric dynamics 1
23 March 2015
The Community Earth System Model, “CESM” and “EC-Earth” are used to study past climates, or to make projections of future climate.
caroline-katsman IMAU uitgelicht
23 March 2015
In May 2014, Caroline Katsman received a VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).
caribbean see
23 March 2015
In the Caribbean, most of the tourist resorts are built right next to the beach, while 50% of the population lives less than 1.5 km from the coast.



Tenure Track position Atmospheric Isotope Physics (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)