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GHG monitoring tool

The FlyingLess greenhouse gas monitoring tool of business trips in the scientific sector intents to contribute to a standardization in data collection and evaluation. The tool was developed in exchange with the project partners and offers various options for data input, taking into account the availability of information. It automatically accesses flight information and enables a variety of interfaces and output formats.


The FlyingLess greenhouse gas monitoring tool is at present available to the partners and satellite institution. The calculation is currently done offline and is performed by the project staff. From mid 2023 onwards, all interested academic institutions will have public access.

Are you interested in participating in the project as a satellite institution and using the greenhouse gas monitoring tool? Then write to us

Data input

Data entry is done using the Excel template sent to the institutions by mail. After the data entry is complete, please send the Excel template to the following address:

The evaluation is (currently still) done manually and you will receive a response from us by mail at your sender's address as soon as possible.

â–ºVideo tutorial only available in German



In the context of the use of the greenhouse gas monitoring tool, data are processed that are required for the use of the tool in general or optionally for in-depth analyses. This document summarizes the instructions for data use within the framework of the FlyingLess monitoring tool.

Participating institutions can use this contract template for the commissioned processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 28 (3) DSGVO.


Here you can find the current status of the greenhouse gas monitoring tool documentation in German (as of December 2022).

Englisch version will follow soon