12 May 2016The Earth trembles, rivers burst their banks and tsunamis destroy coastal regions. Natural and man-made disasters make our high technology society ever more sensitive. The current disaster management systems have the drawback that they cannot be flexibly adapted to the respective situation. Hazards and disasters have a similar course but are nevertheless different. DLR has developed a system that takes this into account. PHAROS supports crisis managers, operations managers and relief workers in every phase of disaster response.
09 Mai 2016The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has initiated a new chapter in earth observation. The premier of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Erwin Sellering, and the chair of the DLR executive board, Prof. Pascale Ehrenfreund, inaugurated the operation of a tri-band ground station in Neustrelitz on 4 May 2016.
26 April 2016On 12 April DFD officially handed over the environmental information system DELIGHT to Chinese authorities.
The transfer took place in the Dongying administrative district of Shandong Province. The district is located between Peking and Shanghai on Lake Bohai in the Yellow River estuary.
25 April 2016Although the icy landscapes of the Earth’s polar regions may seem distant to most of us, the scientific community has grown increasingly concerned about the significant warming that is occurring at the poles and has recognized the urgent need to gain a better understanding of current and potential impacts. In fact, it has been observed that the Earth’s poles are experiencing a warming effect at twice the rate of the rest of the world. Such a global issue can only be addressed through scientific leadership, research and collaboration.
14 April 2016From 15 April to 18 July 2016 DLR is on the lookout for creative and intriguing ideas based on the Copernicus Sentinels services, their products, or on other earth observation satellites.For the special Copernicus Masters prize, DLR is above all looking for ideas in the category of "Environmental, Energy and Health Challenge" leading to better and safer life on Earth.