PRIME fellowship: Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience

About the program

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) initiated the PRIME fellowship program to support the international mobility of postdoctoral researchers by temporary positions at German universities.

It gives Postdoctoral researchers of all nationalities the opportunity of a 18-month fellowship. Out of those, the successful candidate will spend a 12 months research stay abroad and subsequently 6 months German university. However, the destination of the research stay may usually not be the country where you are currently employed (see documentation for details). The fellowship provides funding through an 18-month temporary job position according to the appropriate rate for postdoctoral researchers (according to the German pay scale “TV-L E13”).

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AGU Fall Meeting 2018

The AGU Fall Meeting 2018 is approaching fast. Before you all finish up your schedules, we want to draw your attention to the presentations from our ATTO team!

Tuesday, 11 December

Wednesday, 12 December

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Welcome

Welcome to our website for ATTO, the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory – an Amazon research project.

This research site is located in the middle of the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil, about 150 km north of Manaus. It is run together by scientists from Germany and Brazil. Its aim is to continuously record meteorological, chemical and biological data, such as the concentration of greenhouses gases. With the help of these data, we hope to gain insights into how the Amazon interacts with the overlying atmosphere and the soil below. Because this region is of such importance to the global climate, it is vital to get a better understanding of these complex processes.… Continue reading