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Programme time frame
March 2009 to December 2013

Status conferences to monitor progress
June 2009, 2011, and 2013 (see "News")

Programme partners

  • the Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)
  • the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW)
  • the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)
  • the Deutscher Wetterdienst - National Meteorological Service (DWD)

Programme coordination
Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)
Department U2: Ecological Interactions (U2)
Dr Sebastian Kofalk
Tel. +49 (0) 261 1306 0

Research tasks

  • Climate projections and regionalisation (Research task 1)
  • Hydrology of coastal waters (Research task 2)
  • Ecology of coastal areas (Research task 3)
  • Hydrology of inland waters (Research task 4)
  • Ecology of inland waters (Research task 5)

30 research projects in the five research tasks

In the participating institutions about 100 scientists from 20 disciplines are working under the research programme KLIWAS. Universities and other research institutions cooperate under partnership agreements.

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