GRUAN status

since 2008
active
since 2014
certified

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
LIN Lindenberg
-short
Lindenberg
-long, international
Lindenberg Meteorological Observatory - Richard Aßmann Observatory
-long, national
Meteorologisches Observatorium Lindenberg - Richard-Aßmann-Observatorium (MOL-RAO)
WMO (code, name)
10393 LINDENBERG

Location

Country
Germany
Federal state
Brandenburg
Latitude
52.21 °N
Longitude
14.12 °E
Altitude
98 m

Site maps
Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
DWD
-long, international
German Meterological Service
-long, national
Deutscher Wetterdienst
Website
www.dwd.de
Description
National Meteorological Service

Site Contact

Name
Ruud Dirksen
Affiliation
Address
Am Observatorium 12, 15848 Tauche OT Lindenberg, Germany
E-Mail
Ruud.Dirksen@dwd.de
Phone
+49.698062-5820
Fax
+49.698062-5710

Site Description

Foundation
1905
Description
The MOL-RAO is resided in Lindenberg, a small village in a rural landscape in the East of Germany about 65 km South-East of Berlin, the capital of Germany. Embedded in this countryside are small and medium-sized lakes and the river Spree. The land use in this area is dominated by forest and agricultural fields, lakes, villages and traffic. Around Lindenberg are occurred sandy soils.
General type
rural
Topography
small hills
Land use (within 10 km)
grassland / cropland 60 %, pine forest 30 %, open water 5 %, settlements 5 %
Climate
moderate mid-latitude climate at the transition between marine and continental influences
Website
www.dwd.de/mol

Non Co-located Sites

Falkenberg
GM Falkenberg, about 5 km from Lindenberg, boundary layer observatory

Membership in other networks

BSRN
since 1994
GSN
since 1999
CEOP
since 2002
GUAN
since 2003

Relevant Documents

ICM-9 (2017)

GRUAN Site Report for Lindenberg - Ruud Dirksen

ICM-8 (2016)

GRUAN Station Report for Lindenberg - Ruud Dirksen

ICM-7 (2015)

GRUAN Station Report for Lindenberg - Ruud Dirksen