Research vessel "Ludwig Prandtl" (Photo: C. Schmid / HZG)
Logistics & Organisation
The department performs cross-institute tasks and is thus the interface for all institutes from the Helmholtz Research Field: Earth and Environment. The service function extends both internally to the institutes and externally as a contact and coordination point (e.g. cooperation partners, authorities, shipping company, firms, etc.).
The central tasks include the coordination for the new construction of the research vessel "Ludwig Prandtl II", the coordination of measurement campaigns and mission planning of the research vessels, the deployment and maintenance of measurement instruments as well as the provision and support of a powerful server and network infrastructure (HPC Cluster "Strand") for scientific computing.
Furthermore, in cooperation with the central department for media and communication, the presentation of the institutes for events is prepared, organized and carried out. Likewise, the conception, implementation, maintenance and further development of the media presence (print and online media) are part of this.