A few quicklinks for where to find that thing on the Hamburg website (but with minimal explanation, so you mostly need to already know what you’re looking for).


Email: web Outlook

Changing your password

EO Gitlab

  • IFMEO group - you may need to create an account and ask to join ifmeo
  • Moorings - code to read Mooring data directories (as currently existing on Laufwerk ifmro) and create metadata files/processing into netcdf.
  • Data inventory - Code to create inventories/maps of data


CEN Poster printing

  • CEN poster printing can be done by uploading a file which will then be printed and can be picked up in the hallway of DKRZ building (Bu45a) on the ground floor next to the helpdesk room 17.

Note people are not there everyday so it’s best to call. Standard roll width of 90.4 cm (35.6"). Fabric is possible.


VPN (Cisco AnyConnect)

Hiring & Finance

Internal finance linnks

Teaching platforms


University calendar

Moodle for teaching

  • Moodle - the MIN faculty has a moodle.

OpenOlat (For Messmethoden)

  • OpenOlat - content management system at UHH. Useful for online exams.

Wiki (for SeePraktikum)

Building directions

IFM websites

Suggested hotels

  • YoHo

    YoHo Hamburg, Moorkamp 5, 20357 Hamburg, Tel. +49-40-2841910 yoho@yoho-hamburg.de

  • Mercure

    Mercure Hotel Hamburg Mitte, Schroederstiftstr. 3 , 20146 Hamburg, Tel. +49-40-450690 h5394@accor.com

Other IT help

Help (Uni)

  • RRZ - the central IT website.
  • RRZ Service Portal - this is where you can download software. If offsite, you need to use the VPN (Cisco Anyconnect).

Help (Cen)

  • CEN IT - Local IT help for Earth system science (IFM is part of this).

Help (IFMEO)

  • We have a ‘Help’ channel on mattermost. If you’re on the IFMEO mattermost, but can’t see the Help channel, then try the “+” sign in the top left, then “Browse Channels”, then select “Help”.

Online tools

KUS portal

RRZ service portal


  • Joint seminars with MPIM
    • Internal - Tuesdays at 3:15pm (work in progress, CEN/MPIM staff)
    • Scientific - Wednesdays at 1:30pm (guests or CEN/MPIM staff)
    • KlimaCampus Colloquium - Thursdays at 3:15pm in 022/023
  • TRR181 seminars


Poster templates

UHH templates

  • UHH standard templates

  • Timesheets for EU projects: timesheets need to be filled out. Kaja has these for EPOC. Francisca will have these for TERIFIC.

Commonly used forms can be found on owncloud: ask to be shared the folder.