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University of Vienna
Department of Meteorology and Geophysics

 Contact data
StreetAlthanstrasse 14 
ZIP, City, Region 1090 - Vienna (Vienna) 
Phone++43 1 4277 53701 
Fax+0043 1 4277 9537 
EmailSend Email
 Contact person

Dr. Reinhold Steinacker (Univ.-Prof.)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 11-50  number of researches: 20

 Central aim of organisation
Conditioning and Visualization of meteorological and climatological information

 Briefly describe your organisation
Research and education in the field of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics. Experience in meteorological and geophysical field experiments, data mining, meteorological modeling and visualization

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
- ICT Applications     
   - ICT Applications for Tourism     
   - ICT Applications for Traffic and Logistics     
   - Geographical Information Systems (GIS)     
   - ICT Application for Environment Management     
- Multimedia, Pattern Recognition     
   - Visualisation     
   - Computer Graphics     
   - Pattern Processing     
- Software- and Data Processing     
   - Application Service Provision (ASP)      
   - Databases, Database Management     
- Cognitive Systems, Interaction and Robotics     
   - Man-Machine Interaction     
   - Sensor Technology     
   - Data Mining     

 ICT keywords
Customizing specific information to end-users
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)

 Austrian Research and Development Projects
  Coordinator  Partner 
Non-cooperative Projects (Single projects)        
Cooperative Projects
Education Projects (Thesis, ..)

 RTD Experience
Experience in organizing and conducting field experiments
Experience in data mining
Development of specific software
Interface for end-users

Steinacker, R. C.D.Whiteman, M.Dorninger, B. Pospichal, S. Eisenbach, A.M.Holzer, P. Weihs, E. Mursch-Radlgruber, K. Baumann 2007 A sinkhole field experiment in the Eastern Alps BAMS May 2007 701-716.
Schneider, S., R. Steinacker 2008 Utilization of radar information to refine precipitation fields by a variational approach Meteor Atmos Phys.
Bica, B., R. Steinacker, C. Lotteraner, M. Suklitsch 2007 A new concept for high resolution temperature analysis over complex terrain Theor Appl Climat 90 90 173-183.
Steinacker, R., M. Ratheiser, B. Bica, B. Chimani, M. Dorninger, W. Gepp, C. Lotteraner, S. Schneider, S. Tschannett 2006 Downscaling Meteorological information over complex terrain with the fingerprint technique by using a priori knowledge Mon Wea Rev, 134 2758-2771.

 Inserted / Updated
2009-07-28 / 2012-03-21