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DFG Contacts

Stand: March 2, 2021

Dr. Iris Sonntag

Programme Director
Geosciences

E-Mail: iris.sonntag@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2253
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn


Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

315-01   Geophysics
315-02   Geodesy, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics, Cartography

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

316-01   Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

1006 International Continental Drilling Program (ICDP)
1788 Study of Earth system dynamics with a constellation of potential field missions
1894 Volunteered Geographic Information: Interpretation, Visualisation and Social Computing
2017 Mountain Building Process in Four Dimensions (4D-MB)
2238 Dynamics of Ore-Metals Enrichment - DOME

Research Units

2630 Understanding the global freshwater system by combining geodetic and remote sensing information with modelling using a calibration/data assimilation approach (GlobalCDA)
2736 New Refined Observations of Climate Change from Spaceborne Gravity Missions (NEROGRAV)

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

Collaborative Research Centres

1464 Relativistic and quantum-based geodesy (TerraQ)

Research Training Groups

2043 Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World (NatRisk-Change)
2159 Integrity and collaboration in dynamic sensor networks