INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Zentralanstalt f. Meteorologie und Geodynamik

LMO Description
Zentralanstalt f. Meteorologie und Geodynamik
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Formal Mandate: 

    Zentralanstalt f. Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG) is the National Meteorological Service of Austria. ZAMG is a public service agency affiliated to the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research legal obligations according to FOG (Forschungsorganisationsgesetz "research organization act")

    Main Activities: 
    # meteorological and geophysical questions connected to the protection of the environment # information, advice and warning in cases of crises and incidents as well as natural and environmental disasters # a climatological and geophysical survey of Austria
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    Societal Sector: 
    Central Government
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Experiences in meteorological and climatological data handling.
    Primary Business: 
    National Meteorological Service
    Environmental application domains: 
    Monitoring and forecasting of atmospheric conditions, extreme weather management