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The provider of this internet presence is the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences – GFZ acting as the responsible organizer for the conference "1st Workshop on Data Science for GNSS Remote Sensing” (D4G-2022). The D4G-2022 will bring together for the first time the GNSS Remote Sensing and Data Science experts to foster innovative and interdisciplinary developments in Earth Science. During the meeting, the application of Data Science methods such as data fusion, homogenization, assimilation, and machine learning for GNSS Remote Sensing purposes will be discussed. The meeting is organized by moderated sessions, each consisting of invited and contributed presentations plus room for open-floor questions and answers. In addition, there will a poster session.



Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences – GFZ


14473 Potsdam, Germany

Phone +49 331 288 0



Legal form

The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam German Research Centre for Geosciences – GFZ is a Public Law Foundation. The GFZ is member of the Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres).


Authorized representatives

The GFZ is legally represented by Prof. Dr. Niels Hovius (Chairman of the Board and Scientific Executive Director, interim) and Dr. Stefan Schwartze (Administrative Executive Director).


Value added tax ID

VAT Identification Number according to § 27a VAT Tax Act: DE138407750


Editorial staff

Responsible editor for the contents of this internet presence with regard to media law is

Prof. Harald Schuh

Phone +49 331 288 1100



Editor, concept & coordination

Prof. Jens Wickert

Phone +49 331 288 1758



Technical realization and support

Responsible for the technical implementation of this website are

Dr. Hildegard Feldmann & Ogarit Uhlmann MSc.

F&U confirm GbR





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All other uses, such as duplication, alteration or use of these graphics, recordings, video sequences or texts on this website in further electronic or printed publications for non-commercial and commercial purposes are not permitted without the explicit consent of the copyright holder - even if they are not labelled as a copyright protected document.

Content, which is published under the Creative Commons License may be used only in accordance with the specified license conditions.


Liability notice

The editorial staff controls and updates the available information on these websites at regular intervals. Despite all care, information, data or links may have changed in the meantime. There is no liability or guarantee for the currentness, accuracy and completeness of the information provided.

The same applies to all other websites, which are referred to by hyperlink. There is not responsibility for the content of the websites that are reached as a result of such a connection. Instead the relevant provider is always responsible for the contents of the linked pages.

In establishing the initial link, the editorial staff has reviewed the relevant external content in order to determine that they were free of illegal content at the time of linking.

If you detect errors in content or technology, please let us know.



Thank you for your interest in our website. Below you will find detailed information about data protection and the handling of your data.

With the following data protection declaration, we fulfil our legal obligation to inform users about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by us.


Data protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.



The responsible party in terms of data protection laws, in particular the EU Data Protection Regulation (EU-DSGVO), are:

Dr. Hildegard Feldmann and Ogarit Uhlmann

Address: F&U confirm GbR, Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 341 235 2264



Your data subject rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided:

  • Information about your data stored by us and its processing,
  • Correction of incorrect personal data,
  • deletion of your data stored by us,
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
  • objection to the processing of your data by us, and
  • Data portability, provided you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have given us consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.

You can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time. Your competent supervisory authority depends on the federal state of your residence, your work or the alleged violation. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with address can be found at:


Purposes of data processing by the controller and third parties

We process your personal data only for the purposes stated in this privacy policy. Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those stated. We will only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent to this,
  • the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you,
  • processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation,
  •  the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data.


Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as stipulated by the various storage periods provided for by law. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.


Collection of general information when visiting our website

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes

  • IP address,
  • date of access,
  • document requested,
  • HTTP response code,
  • system data transmitted by the browser (browser, operating system, version).

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver website content requested by you and is mandatory when using the Internet. In particular, it is processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website,
  • Ensuring the smooth use of our website,
  • evaluating system security and stability, and
  • or other administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest from the aforementioned data collection purposes. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if applicable, order processors.

Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically analysed by us in order to optimise our website and the technology behind it.


Use of Adobe Typekit

We use Adobe Typekit for the visual design of our websites. Typekit is a service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd. which gives us access to a font library. To integrate the fonts we use, your browser must establish a connection to an Adobe server in the USA and download the font required for our website. Adobe thereby receives the information that our website was accessed from your IP address. Further information on Adobe Typekit can be found in Adobe's privacy policy, which you can access here:


Registration for an event organised by us (e.g. conference, congress, workshop, seminar, symposium, etc.)

Personal data will be collected from you in order to register for an event organised by us. The collection, storage and further processing of your personal data is unavoidable. This is done solely for the purpose of preparing, organising and running the event in question.

This data will only be passed on to third parties who are directly involved in the organisational preparation, follow-up and implementation of the event (e.g. programme committee, hotel) in consultation with you and if the organisational processes should make this necessary.


Changes to our data protection policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection statement so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection statement, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection statement will then apply to your next visit.



If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact our organisation directly:

Authorised representative

Dr. Hildegard Feldmann and Ogarit Uhlmann,

Address: F&U confirm GbR, Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany.

Phone: +49 (0) 341 235 2264


The data protection declaration was created with the data protection declaration generator of activeMind AG and modified by the responsible persons.

Please note the following supplementary information on data protection:

At our events we will ask you to wear a name badge. Furthermore, it is possible that photographs or films will be taken at the events organised by us, that press will be present, that lectures will be transmitted via Skype, that there will be video conferences or livestreamings with and without recording. We will be happy to provide you with more detailed information on request during the event.


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