IABG, coordinator ARIMA

Ottobrunn, Germany

For more than 50 years, IABG (Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH) has provided clients with innovative solutions related to Earth observation technology and geo-based products.

IABG is responsible for overall management of the ARIMA project: collection, evaluation, and production of geospatial data; and the development of ARIMA’s GIS and Information System.


Mrs. Felicitas Bellert – Bellert@iabg.de

  • Left to right: Mrs. Felicitas Bellert (Senior project manager IABG), Mrs. Sandra Mezzadri (Representative IABG)

  • Mr. Rainer Malmberg (Business development and technical advisor, IABG)

UN University (UNU-EHS)
Bonn, Germany

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) is a leading research institution focused on environmental hazards and global change.

In the ARIMA project, UNU-EHS leads the multi-risk assessment and the development of future risk scenarios, as well as contributing to capacity building activities.


Dr. Michael Hagenlocher – hagenlocher@ehs.unu.edu

  • Left: Dr. Michael Hagenlocher, Senior project manager UNU-EHS

  • Center: Dr. Michael Hagenlocher, Senior project manager UNU-EHS

Cadi Ayyad University
Marrakech, Morocco

With more than one hundred thousand students, Cadi Ayyad University is one of the largest educational and research institutions in Morocco.

The department of Geology (Faculte’ des Sciences Semlalia) at Cadi Ayyad Univerisity, Marrkech, is responsible for geological expertise, training, and other local support for the ARIMA project.


Dr. Khalid Rkha Chaham – rkha@uca.ac.ma

  • Left: Dr. Khalid Rkha Chaham, Proiect manager 3GeoLab University Cadi Ayyad

Marrakech, Morocco

RESING is an independent engineering consulting firm with decades of experience and expertise in the environment and sustainable development.

RESING’s role in the ARIMA project is to communicate with beneficiaries, collect and evaluate data, identify and model hazards (droughts), develop prevention strategies, and provide training.


Mr. Mohamed Aboufirass – m.aboufirass@resing.ma

  • Mr. Mohamed Aboufirass, Director RESING

  • Right: Mr. Mohamed Aboufirass, Director RESING

CIMA Research Foundation
Savona, Italy

Born from studies of flood and landslide risk mitigation strategies in the 1980s, the non-profit Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale (CIMA) Research Foundation promotes research, technology, and education in engineering and environmental sciences.

CIMA provides flood and erosion hazard identification and modeling as well as training for the ARIMA project.


Dr. Eva Trasforini – eva.trasforini@cimafoundation.org

  • Dr. Eva Trasforini, Project manager CIMA

  • Left: Dr. Eva Trasforini, Project manager CIMA