Waves to Weather

Breadcrumb Navigation


About us

The Transregional Collaborative Research Center “Waves to Weather” (W2W; SFB/TRR165) was established on July 1st 2015 to address the great challenge of identifying the limits of weather predictability in different situations and to produce the best forecasts that are physically possible.

The W2W consortium consists of:

  • the Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU, Munich)
  • the Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU, Mainz)
  • the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Karlsruhe and Garmisch-Partenkirchen), together with
  • the Technische Universität München (TUM, Munich)
  • the Ruprecht-Karls University (RKU, Heidelberg), and
  • the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen in the Munich area)

The W2W coordinating team consists of:

Prof. Dr. George Craig Speaker, Coordinator Munich, Board member
Prof. Dr. Volkmar Wirth Deputy speaker, Coordinator Mainz, Board member
Prof. Dr. Peter Knippertz Deputy speaker, Coordinator Karlsruhe, Board member
Dr. Michael Riemer Coordinator Research Area A, Board member
Prof. Dr. Peter Spichtinger Coordinator Research Area B, Board member
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fink Coordinator Research Area C, Board member
Dr. Tijana Janjic-Pfander Board member
Dr. Audine Laurian Scientific manager
Andrea Schäfer Administrator
Dr. Hans Volkert Consultant

SGnov2016Steering Group members, November 2016, Speyer

The bylaws of W2W can be downloaded here (in German).