Articles | Volume 19
02 Sep 2022
 | 02 Sep 2022

Requirements for the use of impact-based forecasts and warnings by road maintenance services in Germany

Jasmina Schmidt, Nikola Tietze, Lars Gerhold, and Thomas Kox

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Short summary
The interdisciplinary research project WEXICOM funded by the German weather service (DWD) conducted focus group discussions and semi-structured expert interviews with members of road maintenance services in Germany. This paper focuses on the needs and demands practitioners of road maintenance services have in regard to a prospective introduction of impact-based forecasts and warnings and how weather forecasts are used at the moment.