Advanced Forecast For Ensuring Communications Through Space - is a space research project under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union.

AFFECTS will provide advanced early space weather warning to protect communication systems.

The latest Space Weather Reports can be found at WEATHER.

Please note that we only update that page in case of a major event!

You can now subscribe to our new feed "AFFECTS space weather reports and storm warnings" to keep informed about severe space weather conditions. Subscribe here:

PLEASE NOTE: When using SAFARI the rss feed might be displayed in your MAIL account. Additionally, it does not work with GOOGLE CHROME.

The following institutions are involved in AFFECTS:

Ben. No. Country Institution Short Name Scientific Contact
1 Germany Georg-August-University Göttingen UGOE Dr. Volker Bothmer, project coordinator
2 Belgium Royal Observatory of Belgium ROB Dr. Ronald Van der Linden, Dr. Cis Verbeeck
3 Ukraine Space Research Institute SRI NASU-NSAU Dr. Aleksei Parnowski
4 Germany Fraunhofer IPM FHG Dr. Raimund Brunner
5 Norway University of Tromsø UoT Prof. Chris Hall
6 Germany German Aeropace Center DLR Dr. Norbert Jakowski, Dr. Jens Berdermann
7 Germany Astrium GmbH ASTRIUM ST Wilfried Pfeffer
8 U.S.A. Space Weather Prediction Center of NOAA NOAA-SWPC Dr. Rodney Viereck
9 Germany Planetarium Hamburg Planetarium HH Thomas W. Kraupe

For more information about the AFFECTS project partners please look at Project -> Partners

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