Navigation and service

Main Topics

Adapting the transportation infrastructure to climate change

Navigation on inland and coastal waterways is an environmentally friendly mode of transportation. Climate change and its potential impacts on the sea level, the water balance in river basins and on the othe elements of the system "waterway" may impair its efficiency. More : Adapting the transportation infrastructure to climate change

The German Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)

Our continent is traversed by major rivers and canals and is surrounded by wide coastal waters. They form a system of waterways that crosses national boundaries and provides links between countries. These waterways are a valuable asset for all people living in Europe. Comprehensive and sustainable development of their manifold use options requires thinking and action beyond national frontiers.

As a scientific institution ranking as a supreme federal agency, the BfG is responsible for the German waterways in federal ownership. In this position it has a central mediating and integrating function.

More ...: The German Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG) …

This Page

© 2017 BfG