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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), together with
  • the Technische Universität München (TUM, Munich)
  • the Ruprecht-Karls University (RKU, Heidelberg)
  • the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen in the Munich area), and
  • the Universität Hamburg (UHH, Hamburg)

The W2W coordinating team  consists of:

Prof. Dr. George Craig Speaker, Coordinator Munich, Board member (2015-)
Prof. Dr. Volkmar Wirth Deputy speaker, Coordinator Mainz, Board member (2015-)
Prof. Dr. Peter Knippertz Deputy speaker, Coordinator Karlsruhe, Board member (2015-)
PD Dr. Michael Riemer Coordinator Research Area A, Board member (2016-)
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Mayer Coordinator Research Area B, Board member (2018-)
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fink Coordinator Research Area C, Board member (2015-)
PD Dr. Tijana Janjic-Pfander Board member (2016-)
Dr. Audine Laurian Scientific manager
Andrea Schäfer Administrator

SGnov2016Steering Group members, November 2016, Speyer

Former Steering Group members are:

Prof. Dr. Peter Spichtinger Coordinator Research Area B, Board member (2015-2018)
Dr. Kirstin Kober Coordinator Research Area A, Board member (2015-2016)

The bylaws of W2W are availbale here (in German).