Sub-project Overview

Sub-project 1:

Co-ordination of the research programme and module B, evaluation and scientific application of the urban climate model PALM-4U


Technische Universität Berlin

Sub-project 2:
Impact of urban climate effects and emissions on air quality and scientific application of the urban climate model PALM-4U

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Sub-project 3:
Evaluation of PALM-4U concerning temperature, humidity and extreme precipitation on the basis of measurements and analysis

Freie Universität Berlin

Sub-project 4:
Evaluation of PALM-4U/SALSA for size-resolved particle concentrations, atmospheric stability and green-roof energy balance

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Sub-project 5:
Model evaluation and urban-regional-studies on air pollutants using three-dimensional satellite observations

German Aerospace Center

Sub-project 6:
Investigation of air quality aspects within the development of the urban climate model PALM-4U

Forschungszentrum Jülich

Sub-project 7:
Evaluation of the urban climate model PALM-4U for the atmospheric boundary layer in cities
in mountainous regions

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Sub-project 8:
Impact evaluation of measures related to emission reduction and urban planning on air quality and meteorological parameters under consideration of the special orography and the influence of cold-air flows in Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart / Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart

Sub-project 9:
Urban vegetation and combined stress factors (thermal comfort, wind)

Technische Universität Dresden

Sub-project 10:
Long-term evaluation of urban wind and transport phenomena for the further development of urban climate models

Universität Hamburg

Sub-project 11:
Strategies for minimization of critical urban climate load situations in Augsburg - MIKA

University of Augsburg

Sub-project 12:
Evaluation of PALM-4U: A model-based analysis of UHI-reducing processes applying three-dimensional measurements with a hexacopter system and meteorological measuring networks

Leibniz Universität Hannover



Former sub-projects:

1. Microsensor measurements for climate-relevant and air pollution parameters at high density spatial scales

2. Measuring and evaluating thermally driven winds and their impact on ventilation and thermal hot spots in cities

3. Development of a data-warehouse and verification of the measurement concept by numerical simulations using available models

4. Evaluation of urban climate models by satellite- and aircraft-based measurements


Former project partners:

1. Dr. Erika von Schneidemesser / IASS Potsdam

2. Dr. Meinolf Koßmann / German Weather Service

3. Peter Trute / GEO-NET Environmental Consulting

4. Dr. Anke Roiger / German Aerospace Center