PEER Locations

SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland) DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark) EC JRC - European Commission, Joint Research Centre IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom) Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany) CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research peer

Research Facility

The members of PEER run major research facilities, some of them unique. Please find below an overview of the facilties which are open to interested researchers.

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Wageningen Observatory

Centre running the infrastructure:

  • Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)

Type of facility:

  • Observatory / large-scale experimental field site

Short description:


Major research issues/sites:

  • Land-atmosphere exchange processes 
  • Climate change 
  • Air Quality 

Short technical description:

See Various measurement are available online in real-time. These can serve as reference measurements for outdoor experiments. 

Specific features/uniqueness:

Reference location for undisturbed meteorological measurements (WMO approved).

Scientific areas:

  • Climate Change
  • Atmosphere
  • Soils, Forests and Agriculture
  • Fragile Environments
  • Natural Hazards and Environmental Risks
  • Society
  • Environmental Technologies

Options and conditions for visiting scientists:

No disturbance of measurements

  • 12VDC or 42VAC available at several locations
  • Fast internet available 


Bert Heusinkveld