Human biomonitoring (HBM) is an important tool in environmental medicine to assess and evaluate the level of internal exposure of the general population, population groups and individuals to environmental toxins. read more
Our headquarters are located in Dessau-Roßlau in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, where we have been since 2005. Some 970 of our 1,600 employees work at this office. Our other offices are in Berlin-Marienfelde, Berlin-Grunewald, Berlin-Dahlem, Bad Elster (Saxony) and Langen (Hesse). We also operate a seven station measurement network extending from Zingst on Rügen island to Zugspitze. read more
Since its founding in 1974, the German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt – UBA) has been Germany’s main environmental protection agency. Read more about us, here. read more
For our environment
The impact of climate change will be felt more strongly in the future – and in Germany too. This is the conclusion reached in what is called the vulnerability analysis, a comprehensive study on Germany's vulnerability to climate change.