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Johann Georg Andreas Goldammer, German scientist. Certified state forester Hesse State Forest Service, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1979. Decorated Silver Cross of Honour, German Armed Forces, Bonn, 1983, Government of Russia medal of honour for protecting forests Russia, Moscow, 1999, Golden State medal Baden-Württemberg, 2001, United Nations Sasakawa award Disaster Reduction, Geneva, 2001.


Goldammer, Johann Georg Andreas was born on August 23, 1949 in Marburg, Lahn, Germany. Son of Kurt and Inge (Rodewald) Goldammer.


Diploma in forest science, University Freiburg, Germany, 1977. Doctor rerum naturalium, University Freiburg, Germany, 1983. Doctor rerum naturalium habilitation, University Freiburg, Germany, 1994.


Assistant professor Institute Forest Zoology, Freiburg, 1979-1984. Research scientist Freiburg University, 1985-1990. Senior scientist Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz and Freiburg, Germany, since 1990.

Professor University Freiburg, since 2001. Technology, science adviser United Nations-Electrical and Computer Engineering/Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, since 1984. Co-convener IGBP-IGAC-BIBEX Steering Committee, since 1998.

Vice president German Society for Tropical Ecology, 1991-1994. Chairman IUFRO Group Forest Fire Research, Vienna, Austria, 1992-1995. Head Global Fire Monitoring Center.


  • Certified state forester Hesse State Forest Service, Wiesbaden, Germany, 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Feuer in Waldökosystemen der Tropen und Subtropen, 1993. Editor: Fire in the Tropical Biota, 1990, Fire in the Environment, 1993. Editor United Nations International Forest Fire News, since 1988.


Leader United Nations-Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/Electrical and Computer Engineering/International Labor Organization Team of Specialists on Forest Fire, Geneva, since 1994. Member science council Siberian Center for Ecology, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation, since 1995. Member German IDNDR Committee, 1998-2000.

Member executive board German Committee Disaster Reduction, since 2000. Coordinator Wildland Fire Advisory Group, United Nations-ISDR Interagy. Task Force, since 2004, Commander German Navy Reserve, 1968-1972.

Member Association German Naval Officers.


Married Dorothea C. Knappe, April 10, 1982. 1 child, Katharina.

Kurt Goldammer

Inge (Rodewald) Goldammer

Dorothea C. Knappe

Katharina Goldammer