The virtual institut Schneefernerhaus

Members of the Consortium

Ten leading German scientific institutes have come together at the Environmental Research Station Schneefernerhaus in a consortium agreement to do research on the highest level.

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Members of the Consortium

Deutscher Wetterdienst Projects / Research

German Aerospace Center Projects / Research

Helmholtz Zentrum Munich Projects / Research

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Projects / Research

Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Projects / Research

Max-Planck Society Projects / Research

TUM Technische Universität München Projects / Research

Federal Environment Agency Projects / Research

Independent Research Partners

Apart from the members of the Schneefernerhaus consortium, there are several other institutes and companies doing research at the station.

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Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Federal Office for Radiation Protection

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

University of Cologne

Key Scientific Activities

The members of the consortium virtual institute Schneefernerhaus have organized their research activiteis in eight key scientific activities each comprising several institutes.

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Satellite-based observation and early detection

Regional Climate and Atmosphere

Cosmic Radiation and Radioactivity


Environmental and high-altitude medicine

Global Atmosphere Watch

Biosphere and Geosphere

Cloud Dynamics