AFFECTS Project Partners and Key Persons

The AFFECTS project involves 7 European research and academic institutions and industrial enterprises from Germany, Belgium, Norway and Ukraine.

The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Centrer in Boulder, USA, supports the project as an external collaborator.

Planetarium Hamburg functions as the AFFECTS Public Outreach and Education Center.


On this site, all beneficiaries and external partners are introduced. 

Georg-August-University Göttingen, Institute for Astrophysics, Germany

More information about UGOE's tasks within AFFECTS:

Royal Observatory of Belgium, Solar Influences Data Analysis Center, BELGIUM

  • Project Role: Partner
  • Leads WP 3 "Early Warning System" and 6 "Data and Product Dissemination, Product Sustainability"
  • Key Personnel:

    • Dr. Ronald Van der Linden (Leader WP 6)
    • Dr. Cis Verbeeck (Leader WP 3)
    • Emil Kraaikamp
    • Vincent Malisse

  • Contact: cis.verbeeck(at)
  • Homepage:

More information about ROB's tasks in AFFECTS:

Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Space Agency, UKRAINE

More information about SRI's tasks within AFFECTS:

Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM, Freiburg, GERMANY

More about FHG IPM and AFFECTS:

University of Tromsoe, Tromsoe Geophysical Observatory, NORWAY

More information about the Geophysical Observatory's tasks within AFFECTS:

German Aerospace Center, Institute of Communications and Navigation, Neustrelitz, GERMANY

More information about DLR's tasks within AFFECTS:

Astrium ST, Friedrichshafen, GERMANY

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Space Weather Prediction Center, Boulder, USA

  • Project Role: External Collaborator
  • Co-Lead of WP 6 "Data and Product Dissemination, Product Sustainability"
  • Key Personnel:

    • Dr. Rodney Viereck
    • Dr. Terry Onsager

  • Contact: rodney.viereck(at)
  • Homepage:

More information about NOAA-SWPC's tasks within AFFECTS

Planetarium Hamburg, GERMANY

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