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 corresponding metadata. Depending on the respective rights, the download access may be restricted.


March 16th, 2023
A training session for data management and data delivery to the CRC1211DB will be held on Wednesday 29th of March 2023 (from 10h to 12h). For more information and registration see the internal email.

September 21st, 2021
The browser-based upload feature has been revamped and now supports files up to 6GB in size. It can be found under User Home -> Upload Data.

March 18th, 2021
The system was succesfully changed to version 5.0 with new features (e.g. updated Metadata Wizard, modified Search Features, etc.).

March 10th, 2021
The CRC1211DB will be under construction due to technical updates on March 16th-17th, 2021.

December 23rd, 2019
Presentation of CRC1211DB activities and services at 'AGU Fall Meeting' at December 09-13, 2019 in San Francisco, CA, USA. Further information about the conference can be found here. The eLightning presentation is available here.

October 25th, 2019
The next open session for Data Management is on Friday, 29th of November 2019 from 14h to 17h at our Institute. Please regard the Email. 

August 12th, 2019
Our data repository was successfully registered at re3data.org and we have updated the site-based statistic counter to the Matomo counter hosted by the RRZK, as the old one has caused problems on specific browsers. 

April 24th, 2019
Open session for data management and curation on Friday, 17th of May 2019 from 14h to 17h at our Institute. For more information see the internal email or contact us for further details.

February 4th, 2019
Lightning talk presentation about CRC1211DB activities and services at '14th International Digital Curation Conference: Upstream, Downstream: Collaborations and Partnerships: addressing the big digital challenges together' from February 4-7, 2019, in Melbourne, Australia. Further information about the conference can be found here.

December 10th, 2018
Presentation of CRC1211DB activities and services at 'AGU Fall Meeting' at December 10-14, 2018 in Washington, D.C., USA . Further information about the conference can be found here.

November 20th, 2018
The Z02/INF data management activities and established services will be discussed on the ‘Workshop zu Forschungsdatenmangement und -infrastruktur in DFG-Sonderforschungsbereichen“ taking part on November 26-27, 2018 at the University of Göttingen. Further information about the conference can be found here.

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

December 22nd, 2016
The CRC1211-Database website has been launched.

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