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The GlobPermafrost team comprises of experienced EO specialists with profound knowledge of permafrost environments at all partner institutions. The team includes research institutions (ZAMG, AWI), one university (UIO), and two SME companies (Gamma Remote Sensing and H2O Geomatics) and represents four different ESA member states (Austria, Germany, Norway, Switzerland) and one cooperating state (Canada). External services will be provided by DLR (Germany) and University Lisbon (Portugal) to ZAMG.

Consortia Partners

Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik
Vienna, Austria

Tasks: Project Management and Coordination, Promotional Activities, landcover thematic product lead

Contact: Annett Bartsch

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Alfred Wegener Institute of Polar and Marine Research
Potsdam, Germany

Tasks: Permafrost Information System, hot spots thematic products lead

Contact: Guido Grosse

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University of Oslo

Tasks: User requitements, permafrost extent thematic products lead

Contact: Andreas Kääb

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Gamma Remote Sensing

Tasks: mountain permafrost thematic products lead

Contact: Tazio Strozzi

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H20 Geomatics

Tasks: local service thematic products lead

Contact: Claude Duguay
External Service Providers
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Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt

Tasks: local service thematic products support

Contact: Achim Roth

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IGOT - University of Lisbon

Tasks: local service thematic products support

Contact: Gonçalo Vieira

Funding Agency
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ESA (European Space Agency)

Project Technical Officer: Frank.Martin.Seifert(at)