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Das Alfred-Wegener-Institut ist eine Stiftung des öffentlichen Rechts. Representatives: Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius (Direktorin), Dr. Karsten Wurr (Verwaltungsdirektor) VAT-ID: DE114707273

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