The Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)- referes as the German Meterological Services. It was founded in 1952, as the National Meterological Service of the Federal Republic of Germany and reponsible for providing weather and climate information service. It works with international organization through agreement and law. For example since 1998, working with World Meterological Organization (WMO).
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the United Nations University (UNU) have agreed to continue to strengthen their cooperation. Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the DLR Executive Board, and Jakob Rhyner, Vice Rector of UNU in Europe and Director of UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn, signed an agreement to this effect on 23 February 2015.
In October 2015, Germany will launch the Berlin Infrared Optical System (BIROS), a microsatellite capable of monitoring forest fires from Space. The microsatellite was partly developed by the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems in Berlin of the German Aerospace Agency (DLR). BIROS will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India.
The United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation – Global solutions for the challenges of sustainable development in societies at risk organized by OOSA/UN-SPIDER and DLR will take place in Bonn, Germany, from 26-28 May 2015.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
This international interdisciplinary CODATA workshop on Risk Information Management, Risk Models, and Applications will enable sharing of best practices as well as giving space for discussing methodological problems in risk modeling from the information systems point of view for all phases of the
Hotel Steglitz International Best Western Premier Albrechtstr. 2 13165 Berlin
CODATA-Germany, the German National Committee for the ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology
German Cartographic Society Commission on Risks, Disaster, Security; UN ISDR Network on Information and Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction (IKM4DRR); International Cartographic Association Commission on Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management; International Cartographic Association Commission on GIS and Sustainable Development; Technical Committee on Environmental Informatics German Informatics Society Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (TC 4.6)