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



Prestigieuze InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship Award voor Utrechtse poolonderzoeker Jan Lenaerts
23 September 2014
Prestigious InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctica Fellowship Award goes to Utrecht University polar researcher Jan Lenaerts
Verdwijnende sneeuw vergroot opbreekrisico van ijsplaten rondom Antarctica
30 January 2014
Disappearing snow increases risk of collapsing ice shelves in Antarctica
Antarctische ijskap verandert in samenhang met de koolstofcyclus
2 January 2014
Antarctic ice sheet variability coherent with the carbon cycle