DMI has a staff of 400 employees and more than 600 associated observers, and an annual turnover of 250 million Danish kroner (about 33M€). Founded in 1872, its main objectives are to make observations, provide forecasts and other information, communicate these to the public, and contribute to the development of the meteorological, oceanographic and related geophysical sciences. DMI provides meteorological, oceanographic and climate related services for the community within the large geographical area of the Kingdom of Denmark (Denmark, Faroe Island and Greenland), including surrounding waters and airspace. The area of activity comprises forecasting and warning services, continuous monitoring of weather, sea state, climate, and related environmental conditions in the atmosphere, over land and in the sea. DMI purpose is to assist in the protection of life and property as well as to provide a basis for economic and environmental planning (aviation, national defence, shipping, agriculture, sporting and recreational events, etc.). DMI is responsible for the operational monitoring of sea ice, operational support for ship traffic for safe navigation, storm surge warnings, wave forecasts, sea ice drift forecasts and other operational oceanographic products in the Danish Waters, and the waters around Greenland and Faroe Islands.
Lyngbyvej 100, 2100 Kobenhavn, Denmark