This page is designated to show current research projects and activities, which involve SAGA functionalities to a remarkable extent and therefore also represent important drivers for SAGA's future development.
CARBIOCIAL – Carbon sequestration, biodiversity and social structures in Southern Amazonia: models and implementation of carbon-optimized land management strategies – Subproject 10: Development and implementation of a hierarchical model chain for modelling regional climate variability and climate change over southern Amazonia – Funded by: BMBF/PTJ (2011-2016) – Coordination: Prof. Dr. G. Gerold, University Göttingen – Principal investigators of subproject 10: Prof. Dr. J. Böhner, Prof. Dr. K. Fraedrich (Hamburg). SP 10: Development and implementation of a hierarchical model chain for modelling regional climate variability and climate change.
The Future Okavango – Scientific support for sustainable land and resource management in the Okavango basin – Subproject 9.2: GIS-based landscape analyses, environmental modelling, and decision support for integrated resource management – Funded by BMBF/DLR (2010-2015) – Coordination: Prof. Dr. N. Jürgens, University Hamburg - Principal investigator of subproject 9.2: Prof. Dr. J. Böhner (Hamburg). SP 9.2: GIS-based landscape analyses, environmental modeling, and decision support for integrated resource management.
CHELSA - Climatologies at High Resolution for the Earth’s Land Surface Areas. A research cooperation of Institute of Systematic Botany, University Zürich, Biodiversity, Macroecology & Conservation Biogeography Group, University Göttingen and Physical Geography, University Hamburg.
Development of a Model for the Spatial Prediction of Periglacial Deposits – Funded by the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) (2008–2011) – Research cooperation: BGR and University Hamburg - Project Leader: Prof. Dr. J. Böhner (Hamburg).
SAGA-REKLIM – Climate Change and Forestry: Researches and developments for a SAGA based problem oriented regionalisation of spatially distributed climate data for Baden-Württemberg" - Funded by Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt Baden-Württemberg (2008–2011) – Project leaders: Prof. Dr. M. Hanewinkel (Freiburg), Prof. Dr. J. Böhner (Hamburg).
Spatial high resolution regionalization of urban climates, integrating statistical-dynamical downscaling and remote sensing techniques - Funded by CliSAP/DFG (2009 ? 2012) - Project leaders: Prof. Dr. J. Böhner, Dr. Stephan Bakan, Prof. Dr. J. Ossenbrügge, Prof. Dr. H. Schlünzen.
ALADIN – Development of GIS based methods for laser scan data analysis as information source for natural hazard management – Funded by alpS – Zentrum für Naturgefahren- und Risikomanagement GmbH (2008–2009) – Project leaders: Dr. Eric Veulliet (Insbruck), Prof. Dr. J. Böhner (Hamburg). alpS homepage