HALO Wissenschaftlicher Lenkungsauschuss (WLA)

The Scientific Steering Committee (Wissenschaftlicher Lenkungsauschuss, WLA) of HALO is appointed by the Kuratorium. It coordinates the joint research activities of the consortium partners and is responsible for optimizing the scientific utilisation of HALO. The WLA evaluates and prioritises proposals for scientific missions on HALO. It decides about the yearly utilisation schedule of HALO. The WLA meets at least two times per year or more frequently

Current members of the WLA

At present the HALO scientific steering committee (Wissenschaftlicher Lenkungsausschuss, WLA) comprises nine members:

  • Prof. Markus Rapp – chairman (Vorsitzender des WLA)
    DLR, Institute of Atmospheric Physics
  • Prof. Manfred Wendisch – vice chairman (stellvertretender Vorsitzender)
    DFG / Leipzig University, Leipzig Institute of Meteorology
  • Prof. Joachim Curtius
    DFG / Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
  • Prof. Mira Pöhlker 
  • Prof. Peter Hoor
    DFG / Mainz University, Institute for Atmospheric Physics
  • Prof. Martin Riese
    FZ Jülich, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Stratosphere, IEK-7
  • Dr. Björn-Martin Sinnhuber
    KIT, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research – Atmospheric Trace Gases and Remote Sensing, IMK-ASF
  • Prof. Bjorn Stevens
    MPG, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology