Last Thursday, Malu Dreyer, the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate, visited the Campus Landau.
Minister-President Dreyer was accompanied by several ministers of state, delegates, and Landau’s mayor Hans-Dieter Schlimmer.
After a brief reception, the vice president of the University Koblenz-Landau Prof. Dr. Ralf Schulz, the dean Prof. Dr. Gabriele Schaumann, and the head of the Institute for Environmental Sciences Prof. Dr. Martin Entling presented the institute and the research initiative AufLand. Afterwards, the indoor mesocosm of the research unit Internano and Landau’s Stream Mesocosm Facility, unique testing systems to study the effects of global climate change and chemicals as well as the fate of nanoparticles in the environment, were demonstrated to the visitors.
Minister-President Dreyer was impressed by the dynamic and successful development of Landau’s young Institute for Environmental Sciences and concluded her visit chatting with the institute’s professors and PhD students enjoying some coffee and cake.