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University of Graz

University of Graz - Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change

The Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change is an interdisciplinary, internationally oriented research institute of the University of Graz, which combines the competences of the University in the research areas of “Climate, Environmental, and Global Change”. The Earth observation research group investigates modern satellite-based methods for remote sensing of the atmosphere and the climate system.

Technologies and competences

The Center conducts research in remote sensing by occultation methods (like GNSS radio occultation and LEO-LEO occultation) and other coherent signal and spectroradiometric methods (infrared and microwave). The main aim is to conceive and advance methods and algorithms for weather and climate. Research includes topics such as atmospheric change, climate modelling, climate change detection and attribution, integrated climate analysis.

Products and services in space

  • Cal/val and climate change research
  • Earth observation software systems
  • New Earth observation methods
  • New satellite data processing algorithms

Space related test benches, laboratories, etc.

EUMETCast satellite data reception

   
Employees 10 - 50
Turnover 1 - 5M€
Export quota space
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Research Development Production
Applied Research: Spacecraft      
Applied Research: Launchers and Manned Flight      
Applied Research: Ground Segment      
Applied Research: Instruments and Payloads      
Applied Research: Satellite-based Services
 
 
 
Basic Research for Space Technology      
Exploration      
Microgravity      
Simulation      
Other Experimental Research      
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University of Graz - Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change
Brandhofgasse 5, 8010 Graz
+43 316 380-8470
wegcenter@uni-graz.at
www.wegcenter.at
Contact: Gottfried Kirchengast
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Last modification: 2019-04-01