Paul Crutzen on the Ozone Hole, Nitrogen Oxides, and the Nobel Prize


  • This interview first appeared in Horst Kant, Carsten Reinhardt, Eds.: 100 Jahre Kaiser-Wilhelm-/Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie (Otto-Hahn-Institut). Facetten seiner Geschichte. Berlin: Archiv der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft 2012. (Publications from the Max Planck Society, Vol. 22.)


An interview with the Nobel Laureate Professor Paul Crutzen was carried out by Gregor Lax and Carsten Reinhardt (both University of Bielefeld) as part of the centenary of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz. Paul Crutzen gives a fascinating insight into his scientific career and the development of his research area, meteorology.