Welcome to the TRR228DB

The TRR228DB is the project-database of the DFG-funded Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 228. The database is able to archive and provide all research data that are created by the project participants. This includes measured/modeled data, reports, presentations, publications, and pictures. In addition, purchased geodata is available for the project participants. All data is provided with correponding metadata. Depending on the respective rights, the download access may be restricted.


December 23rd, 2019
Presentation of TRR228DB activities and services at 'AGU Fall Meeting' at December 09-13, 2019 in San Francisco, CA, USA. Further information about the conference can be found here. The eLightning presentation is available here.

November 8th, 2019
At the annual CRC / TRR228 retreat (6th - 8th November, 2019) in the Eifel Monastery Steinfeld, one session was dedicated to the topic ‘Data Management and Data Sharing’. The presentation slides are available for download here.

November 3rd, 2019
Some statistics and charts on the TRR228DB data are now available. They can be accessed at the main menu bar of the TRR228DB website via the tab Statistics.

October 8th, 2019
The paper "Etablierung von Forschungsdatenmanagement-Services in geowissenschaftlichen Sonderforschungsbereichen am Beispiel des SFB/Transregio 32, SFB 1211 und SFB/ Transregio 228" has been published in the journal Bausteine Forschungsdatenmanagement. It describes experiences in setting up data management services within the CRC/TRR228. The paper is available for download here.

October 1st, 2019
A workshop on ' Workshop on research data management in social sciences - FOCUS: Data protection in research projects' in cooperation with GESIS will be held on Monday, November 25th, 2019 at University of Cologne (Institute of Geography, Modulbau, room Ü5). The workshop will focus especially on research ethics & data protection, informed consent, as well as anonymization of social science data. This workshop will be held by Dr. Anja Perry, who is responsible for data acquisition at the data archive for social sciences at the Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences (GESIS). All TRR228 members are invited (especially PhD students and PostDocs) and particularly encouraged to attend the workshop. Please register for the workshop until November 15th. 

September 30th, 2019
The workshop module 2 'Practical training to the CRC/TRR228 Project Database' will be held on Monday, October 21st, 2019 at University of Cologne (Institute of Geography, computer lab B). All TRR228 members are invited (especially PhD students and PostDocs) and particularly encouraged to attend the workshop.

August 13th, 2019
The site-based statistic counter FC.Webmasterpro.de has been updated to the Matomo counter hosted by the RRZK, as the old one has caused problems on specific browsers.

August 2nd, 2019
The TRR228DB has been updated with a new feature. From now on it is possible to apply for a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for TRR228DB data. Assigning a DOI, which is a persistent identifier, to data is best practice for data citation. Proving a DOI in a data citation facilitate data access. For further details about DOIs check the FAQs. For questions about the DOI application process please contact Z02/INF.

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