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



Antarctic ice shelves
12 October 2015
The collapse of a number of Antarctic ice shelves can result in additional sea-level rise.
prof. Sybren Drijfhout
8 October 2015
For research on changes in sea levels and their consequences for water management
Dr. Jan Lenaerts op Oost-Antarctica
22 September 2015
Impressive documentary about the effects of climate change on the Arctic with a talk of polar researcher Dr. Jan Lenaerts from Utrecht University afterwards.