• TERENO Newsletter 1/2020

     

    November 2020

    "Forests in distress"

    Germany’s forests are not doing well. Drought, heat, storms, forest fires and pest infestations have taken their toll, with some tree species expected to disappear from Germany altogether. TERENO researchers are tracking the transition in Germany’s forests and investigating its impact on the carbon cycle, water cycle and weather.

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Welcome to TERENO

Introducing the TERENO Network...

Global change has triggered a number of environmental changes, such as alterations in climate, land productivity, water resources, atmospheric chemistry, and ecological systems. Finding solutions to the impact of global change is one of the most important challenges of the 21st century. TERENO is embarking on new paths with an interdisciplinary and long-term research programme involving six Helmholtz Association Centers.

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TERENO Partners

  • Helmholtz Spitzenforschung
  • GFZ
  • FZ Jülich
  • DLR
  • KIT
  • UFZ

TERENO Observatories

 

TERENO spans an Earth observation network across Germany that extends from the North German lowlands to the Bavarian Alps.

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TERENO Data Portal

 

 

Welcome to the TERENO Data Discovery Portal. With this portal you can find data, which is observed by TERENO observatories but also data from third parties.

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TERENO Publications

Here you can find TERENO-related publications` references dating back up to the year 2006. If availabe we provide you with the linked sources for more detailed information on the papers or a download link.

 

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Germany's top models

Two environmental monitoring initiatives are joining forces to assess global change in Europe. Drs Heye Bogena, Clemens Simmer and Matthieu Masbou discuss the work of their respective organisations, their specific roles ...

 

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TERENO Newsletter

newsletter covers montageOur TERENO Newsletters reaching from the latest issue today back to 2008, featuring the latest TERENO activities at the respective time, introducing our test sites and the involved scientists of the various TERENO partners.

 

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1st TERENO OZCAR International Conference in Strasbourg

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TERENO OZCAR International Conference – Advancing Critical Zone Science.
New date: Monday October 4 - Friday October 8 2021.


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New SSC members

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From left to right: Assistant Professor Susanne Liebner, Dr. Nadine Rühr and Dr. Theresa Blume. Photos by Liebner, Blume and Markus Breig.

The TERENO Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) welcomes three new members.

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Wetterradar Sophienhöhe

For various reasons the radar rainfall measurement is of particular high importance: firstly, the need for comprehensive measurements in the face of recurring partly remarkable rainfall in the region and the intensive use of large hydroelectric power. Secondly, the point measurements of the often few ground precipitation collectors allow estimates of the areal precipitation with limited reliability. Especially in high altitudes ground measurements are affected by wind errors. Finally large amounts of precipitation imlicate risks such as floodings, which need to be predicted in advance. Reliable, early forecast of heavy rainfall is of crucial importance for the mitigation of flooding.

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Wüstebach Measurement Campaign

ufz blimpIn fall 2020, the “Cosmic Sense” research unit funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) is conducting a multi-week measurement campaign at TERENO’s Wüstebach site to measure soil moisture dynamics across the entire upper Wüstebach catchment area. Taking part in the campaign are the University of Potsdam (project lead), TU Berlin and Heidelberg University, as well as four TERENO members.

Find out more on the Newsletter (page12, .pdf-Download).

 

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REKLIM Conference 2019

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The Helmholtz Climate Initiative "Regional Climate Change" (REKLIM) takes the pleasure to welcome you to the 2nd International Conference "Our Climate - Our Future: Regional Perspectives on a Global Challenge" which will be held from 23rd – 25th September 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

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TERENO Workshop GFZ Potsdam 11. - 12. September 2019

The drought year 2018 - insights from the TERENO-Observatories




'Thank You' to all who participated in our workshop!
Download the presentations here.
Download the program here (pdf).


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