The GFMC is located in Freiburg, Germany. Mailing and telecommunication addresses are:
The Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC)
Fire Ecology Research Group
c/o Freiburg University
GERMANY Fax: ++49-761-808012
Head of GFMC: Johann G. Goldammer
GFMC Operators: Alexander C. Held, Daniel Nagy, Claudia Scholz
Maps showing the location of the GFMC:
Location in Freiburg
Location of the GFMC at
the Airport Campus (Old
Directions via train (S-Bahn)
The University campus, situated at the airport, can be reached by local train (approx. 3 minutes). The
train departs every 30 minutes from Freiburg “Hauptbahnhof” (main station) from platform 6 (please verify!) in direction “Breisach”. Exit the train at the stop “Neue Messe / Universität”. Look for signs “Feuerökologie – 075”.
Directions by car (coming from the freeway “Autobahn”)
Exit “Freiburg Mitte” and drive in direction city center. Take the third exit (at road sign “ADAC-Prüfzentrum”) and turn left at the first traffic light which leads into the “Berliner Allee”. Now go straight until the road leads beneath a railway bridge. Turn left at first trafiic light after passing beneath the railway bridge and enter the University Campus. Look for signs “Feuerökologie – 075”.