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.


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

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