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Inge has a Master of Science Degree in Natural Sciences from the Free University of Berlin.  (synoptical and theoretical Meteorology, Climatology, Geophysics, Geography). At the Technical University of Berlin she studied Aeronautical engineering (Air transport, air navigation, traffic management, flight-simulation, aircraft accident-investigation, flight-meteorology); Scientific research in aviation safety (weather-related aircraft accidents); 

In Inge’s professional career she started to work with Lufthansa German Airlines in the marketing department. Later she founded with colleagues the Private Weather Company Meteo Consult, where she has been working in Management and Marketing (1994-1998), parallel and further she has been working for ZDF German National Television (since 1988) as Senior TV-Weather Presenter and Senior Duty Officer Weather Department. She created different broadcasting formats, for instance a weekly report about weather and human health in cooperation with a medical doctor. 

Now she is working free-lance as expert for weather, climate, tourism and TV-weather-training, also she is the designated chair of the German Meteorological Society, with 1800 members one of the largest in Europe.

Other Activities include Founder member of IABM (International Association of Broadcast Meteorology (currently chair). Also she is a member of different other organizations:  scientific board of the German Committee for Disaster-Prevention (DKKV), CBNE Climate Broadcasters Network Europe, an initiative of the European Commission for the communication of Climate Change in Media; the scientific board of Reinhard Süring foundation, with the target to promote science and research in Meteorology; “Klimabotschafter” – climate ambassadors, trying to propagate a neutral image of weather and climate for the young generation. Inge lectures about Climate Change on society relevant platforms and is author of the book: “Natural Desasters” (in German Language) in the series: Phenomena of the Earth, by Springer Sciences, 2004

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