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Deutscher Wetterdienst
Frankfurter Straße 135
63067 Offenbach


Dr. Ruud Dirksen (GRUAN Lead Centre)



The Deutscher Wetterdienst is a German public institution with partial legal capacity under the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.

The following members of the Executive Board are authorized to act as representatives of the Deutscher Wetterdienst:

  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Adrian (president)
  • Dr. Paul Becker (vice-president)
  • Hans-Joachim Koppert
  • Dr. Jochen Dibbern
  • Prof. Dr. Sarah Jones
  • Norbert Wetter

The DWD quality management is certified to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 (Reg.-No. 10700813 KPMG)

Value added tax identification number pursuant to Section 27a German Value Added Tax Law (UStG): DE 221793973