Geologist Christoph Spötl wins 2018 Weiss Award

The researcher at the Department of Geology, University of Innsbruck investigates climate data from the “Little Ice Age”. The Weiss Award for the promotion of research is funded by the Weiss Research Foundation and administered by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). This is the third time that a scientist has received the award in the field of meteorologie. The award is presented in the fields of meteorology and anaesthesiology in alternating years.

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