Christoph Reigber#


Christoph Reigber
Email:reigber 'at' web.de
Membership Number:3777
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:creigber
Elected:2014
Homepage: http:





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - 2010 Science Advisor & Shareholder Space Tech GmbH (STI) Immenstaad, Germany
  • 2004 - 2008 Co-director Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (CAIAG), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • 1992 - 2004 Director Department: Geodesy & Remote Sensing GFZ Potsdam
  • 1980 - 1992 Director Department: Theoretical Geodesy DGFI, Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Munich
  • 1974 - 1986 Project Manager: SFB 78-Satellite Geodesy, TU Munich
  • 1970 - 1974 Senior Research Scientist, SFB 78-Satellite Geodesy, TU Munich
  • 1965 - 1970 Research Scientist, Institute for Astronomical and Physical Geodesy, Technical University (TU) Munich

Fields of Scholarship
  • Determination of the global gravity field models using satellite and terrestrial data
  • Determination of Earth kinematics using satellite observables
  • Combination of geophysical, geodetic and atmospheric data for Earth System studies
  • Geopotential satellite mission design and development

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Grand Prix 2010 of French Air and Space Academy
  • 2008 State Award of Republic of Kyrgyzstan
  • 2007 2007 William T.Pecora Award for GRACE Team, DOI & NASA
  • 2006 NASA Earth Explorers Program Office GRACE Mission Award
  • 2003 Werner von Braun Medal of DGLR (Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Luft & Raumfahrt)
  • 2003 Honorary Professorship of Wuhan University, China
  • 2002 Vening Meinesz Medal of the European Geophysical Society
  • 2002 Corresponding Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1998 Honorary Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.E.h.), University Bonn
  • 1994 AGU Fellow (American Geophysical Union)
  • 1992 ERS-1 Award of ESA (European Space Agency)
  • 1991 Award of CSTG Commission of IAG
  • 1991 Fellow of IAG (International Association of Geodesy)
  • 1986 NASA Group Achievement Award (Crustal Dynamics Project)
  • 1985 Alexander von Humboldt Price for Scientific Cooperation between Germany and France
  • 1977 CNES (Centre National D`Etudes Spatiales) “Medaille de Bronze"

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