The Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), which was founded in 1952, is as National Meteorological Service of the Federal Republic of Germany responsible for providing services for the protection of life and property in the form of weather and climate information. This is the core task of the DWD and includes the meteorological safeguarding of aviation and marine shipping and the warning of meteorological events that could endanger public safety and order.
Maritime consultations are provided for construction and operation of offshore wind turbines, routing advice worldwide and recommendation of hold ventilation.
Individual requirements such as transfer journeys or marine weather consultations can be adapted to the needs of each client. With the inclusion of global prediction models the meteorologist creates optimal route consultations with the help of special developed support programs.