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


[Summary provided by The UFZ (Centre for Environmental Research)]