HGF Alliance Kick-Off Meeting
The Helmholtz Alliance “Remote Sensing and Earth System Dynamics” started with a Kick-off Meeting on October 12th, 2012, at the DLR in Oberpfaffenhofen. More than 50 scientists from all partner institutes and universities were attending. In a first introduction the Principle Investigator Prof. Dr. Alberto Moreira and the Scientific Coordinator Prof. Dr. Irena Hajnsek gave an overview of the goals and strategic direction of the project. Subsequently, the speakers of the research topics bio-, geo-, hydro-, and cryosphere introduced the substantive aspects and tasks within their topics. Within separate group meetings the scientists had the opportunity to get to know each other and to discuss the further steps of the project.