German Station

View to “W” (German Station), webcam operating with the help of the german research station O’Higgins . When and under what conditions do banner clouds occur? How high is the snow at the Zugspitze peak/Germany? What is the resulting reflection rate of the Zugspitze plateau needed for evaluating the measured ultra-violet radiation? How much have the European and American continental plates moved away from each other last year? These are some of the questions that keep the scientists at the Meteorological Institute of the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich (MIM) and at the German Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG) busy. The answers to these questions provide important hints on the development of our climate and the weather as well as on events and movements within the earth’s core.

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