National Committee on Global Change Research
Nationale Komitee für Global Change Forschung

Type of Structure: committee / commission
Regional Scope: national in the area: Germany / Europe
Parent Organisations: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Child Organisations:
Duration : 1997 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

holding an official function in NKGCR

General information and objectives

The mandate of the NKGCF can be summarised as follows:
  • National contact point for the international GEC research programmes;
  • Assistance to German members in international committees, supporting the participation of young German scientists in the work of these committees and coordination with other national global change committees;
  • Development and evaluation of international activities and consequences to national research contributions;
  • Exerting an influence on European scientific GEC programmes;
  • Evaluation and quality assurance of national programmes;
  • Definition of research needs and encouragement of innovative research approaches in consideration of contributions from senate commissions of the DFG and advisory committees of the BMBF;
  • Evaluation of applied themes in GEC research (e.g. science assisting the development/implementation of conventions);
  • Evaluation of use and further development of global observation systems;
  • Evaluation of funding and further development of overlapping sectoral research and integrative methods;
  • Evaluation of funding strategies and programme development in all fields of national GEC research;
  • Advising the German members of the International Group of Funding Agencies (IGFA), with special regard to the financing of joint international research activities and required infrastructure of the international programm

For further details, link to the NKGCR Home Page

Last update: 5/1/13
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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