AWI is one of the four shareholders of the German Climate Computing Centre DKRZ in Hamburg. DKRZ is the national German service centre for climate researchers and provides high performance computing and data storage infrastructure as well as different community specific services. As a shareholder, AWI has access to 4,5 % of the offered resources, organized in internal projects. The internal distribution of resources between these projects is coordinated by Bernadette Fritzsch
(Bernadette.Fritzsch(at) There is also the option of requesting additional resources from the so-called community contingent.