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The competence centre is fostering collaborative research projects promoting high performance scientific computing in the field of geosciences. The infrastructure that is used is located at the partnering institutions, such as the RWTH Aachen University, University of Bonn, University of Cologne and the Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Current projects

Project Projectleader
Water flow and permeability distribution in a tectonically limited hard-rock aquifer Institute for Applied Geophysics and Geothermal Energy (GGE), Aachen
The effect of fine-sediment infiltration on the exchange between groundwater and surface water in the hyporheic zone Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management, Aachen
Assimilation of potential field data into hydrological models Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Bonn
Consistent assimilation of spaceborne radar interferometry (InSAR) data into integrated terrestrial systems Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Bonn
 Catchment Tomography 

Institute of Meteorology, Bonn

IBG-3 Agrosphere, Jülich

Large eddy simulation of land surface - atmosphere interactions with Boltzman Lattice Institute of Geophysics and Meteorology, Cologne
Algorithm for parallel-interactive computing and visualisation in coupled atmosphere-land surface modelling Institute of Computer Sciences, Cologne
 Data assimilation with ParFlow-CLM IBG-3 Agrosphere, Jülich
Soil-plant-systems IBG-3 Agrosphere, Jülich
Integrated modelling IBG-3 Agrosphere, Jülich

Uscaling of biochemical fluxesIBG-3 Agrosphere, Jülich

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