Umweltforschungszentrum Leipzig (Center for Environmental Research, Leipzig), Germany
Data Center Description
The UFZ (Centre for Environmental Research) was established in 1991 as the first and only establishment in the Helmholtz Community of German Research Centres (HGF) to be exclusively devoted to environmental research.
Both basic and applied research are conducted at the UFZ. The research is persued by 23 scientific departments. Research at the UFZ is classified into five key areas, Industrially contaminated landscapes, Development and regeneration of inland waters, Urban ecology and urban development, Biodiversity, land use and resource protection, and Environmental technology and biotechnology.