The Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG) is also a partner in the Citizen Science Network Austria. Founded in 1851, ZAMG is the national meteorological and geophysical service of Austria.
We are particularly pleased about this partnership, as ZAMG has a long tradition of involving citizens in the observation of weather and similar phenomena. But not only observations can be reported to the ZAMG. The ZAMG is involved in numerous projects with citizen participation, for example, the Trusted Spotter Network Austria has its own training for citizens to be able to forward important information to the weather service in real time in case of severe weather events and damage caused by extreme weather.
As the name of the institution already reveals, not only weather phenomena are researched at ZAMG, but it is also possible to report when an earthquake is felt in Austria or even to observe damage caused by earthquakes.
We are very pleased that an organisation with so much experience in working with citizens* in research is a partner in our network.
Für die Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG)
Direktor, Dr. Michael Staudinger