Welcome to the CRC1211DB
The CRC1211DB is the project-database of the Collaborative Research Centre 1211 funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The database is able to archive and provide all research data that are created by the project participants. This includes measured/modeled data, reports, presentations, publications, and pictures. In addition, purchased geodata is available for the project participants. All data is provided with correponding metadata. Depending on the respective rights, the download access may be restricted.
July 19th, 2018
The WebGIS is now online for registered users. It contains mostly all available data of our research area.
April 6th, 2018
Metadata Schema is now conform to Datacite Metadata Schema 4.1. DOI application wizard and metadata presentation have been updated accordingly.
March 1st, 2018
CRC1211DB has been updated with new features. For example application of CRC1211DB-DOIs is now possible.
August 22nd, 2017
A grant of high-resolution imagery was provided by the DigitalGlobe Foundation. The imagery will allow to study the sparse vegetation distribution in the Atacama desert in more detail.
July 19th, 2017
A grant of TanDEM-X DEM data was approved for the whole study area by the TanDEM-X Science Team. Further information is provided at this webpage: TanDEM-X DEM infos
May 29th, 2017
First database training on the 28th of July, 2017, 14-17:00. For more information see the internal email or contact us for further details.
May 19th, 2017
The website has been redesigned to match the project and university homepage.
February 3rd, 2017
After testing, the database website is officially in use. Please regard the FAQ section. Accounts can be registered by sending an email with the original RRZK account name and subproject association. EMail
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Recently Uploaded Data
| - Biogeography and Evolution of the Atacama Desert Flora|
| - Atriplex retusa, the correct name for A. deserticola (Chenopodiaceae; Amaranthaceae sensu APG)|
| - Hourly time-lapse images at weather station 13 - Cerros de Calate, Chile from April 2017 to September 2017|
| - Hourly time-lapse images at Salar Grande, Chile from March 2017 to September 2017|
| - The Guanillos fan complex – implications for the morphogenesis of Atacama’s coastal alluvial fans|
Top Data Downloads
| - Shapefile of the three main focus areas of the CRC1211|
| - Digital Elevation Model of Pleiades imagery (Central part)|
| - Investigating hillslope processes in the hyper-arid zone of the Atacama Desert – different forms, preliminary results, and future perspectives|