"Data - Information - Knowledge
I am fascinated by using clever approaches to data analysis to discover and understand environmental phenomena."


Professor Stefan Hinz
Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (IPF)

The new parallel computer system "bwUniCluster 2.0+GFB-HPC" (aka bwUniCluster 2.0).

The interactions in climate and environmental sciences are highly complex. At the same time, the data sets generated by new devices and sensors are becoming ever larger, and models and modeling tools for analyzing the data sets are becoming ever more comprehensive and complex. This leads to the need to apply methods of artificial intelligence (machine learning, neural networks, etc.) to analyze and validate the measured or modeled data sets and finally to improve the applied models.

Insight into the high-performance computer Karlsruhe (HoreKa)

Applications can be found e.g. in the following topics:

  •    Climate modelling
  •    Weather forecast (also of extreme weather events e.g. hurricanes)
  •    Remote sensing and mapping
  •    To understand and model physical and chemical processes in the atmosphere
  •    Ozone determination in the stratosphere
  •    Analysis of seismic data
  •    Flood Forecast
  •    Time series analysis

Our contact persons

Portrait Prof. Dr. Hinz
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Hinz
Spokesperson Topic Data Science in Climate and Environmental Research

+49 721 608-42314stefan hinz does-not-exist.kit edu

Institute for Photogrammetry
and Remote Sensing (IPF)

KIT - Karlsruher Institute of Technology

Englerstr. 7, Geb. 20.40
76131 Karlsruhe


Portrait Dr. Meyer
Dr. Jörg Meyer
Deputy Spokesperson Topic Data Science in Climate and Environmental Research

+49 721 608 24327joerg meyer2@kit edu does-not-exist.kit edu

Scientific Computing Center (SCC)

KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen