The Geoverbund ABC/J has a unique infrastructure at its sites in the areas of analytics and high-performance computing.

Terrestrial Environmental Observatories (TERENO) is a network of four terrestrial observatories for long-term environmental monitoring in Germany.

The Jülich Observatory for Cloud Evolution (JOYCE) operates ground-based active and passive remote sensing instruments for cloud and precipitation measurements.


CologneAMS is the Centre for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) at the University of Cologne.  Here an electrostatic tandem accelerator with a maximum voltage of 6 MV and various detectors for ion analysis is in operation. 


The Cologne Luminescence Laboratory (CLL) focuses on constraining landscape evolution in a range of environmental settings using different luminescence dating techniques.


The LA-ICPMS-Labor at the Steinmann Institute of the University of Bonn has a variety of microanalytical facilities that enable high-resolution characterisation of geological samples.

Last Modified: 18.10.2023