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The Urban Climate Observatory (UCO) Berlin has a new website

Launch of the website of the Berlin Urban Climate Observatory including data portal, visualization of the weather radar measurements and information about the facilities of the UCO.

Launch of the website of the Berlin Urban Climate Observatory including data portal, visualization of the weather radar measurements and information about the facilities of the Urban Climate Observatory. Currently available in the data portal: Measurement data for Berlin and Brandenburg from these sources: German Weather Service (DWD), Berlin Air…

Announcing the Release of Central European Refined Analysis (CER v2): A 43-Year Gridded Data Set.

Discover the Central European Refined Analysis v2: Four decades of gridded data with 2 km grid size and hourly temporal resolution for Berlin and Brandenburg.

We are pleased to announce the expansion of the CER v2 data set, a 43-year gridded scientific data set covering 1980-2022 with a 2 km grid size and hourly temporal resolution. Generated by dynamical downscaling using the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF) version 4.3.3, this version uses ERA5 reanalysis forcing data provided by ECMWF. The…

Allotment gardeners explore the urban climate

Dr. Fred Meier talks to Radio Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) about Berlin's urban climate and the Citizen Science project OpenUCO.

In the RBB podcast "WissensWerte" from 17.09.2023, Dr. Fred Meier was interviewed by RBB journalist Lena Petersen about urban climate issues. In particular, he talked about the Citizen Science project "OpenUCO" and how allotment gardeners can help to collect valuable data about the urban climate. 

You can listen to the podcast in German at:

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PALM-4U mentioned in new Tagesspiegel Podcast

Dr. Katharina Scherber talks about urban climate model PALM-4U in new Tagesspiegel Podcast Futur B

Dr. Katharina Scherber talks about the project Urban Climate Under Change and the urban climate model PALM-4U in new Tagesspiegel podcast "Futur B", which deals with the future vision for Berlin.

Link to Tagesspiegel Article: https://www.tagesspiegel.de/berlin/extreme-hitze-kunstliches-essen-fliegende-busse-neuer-podcast-futur-b-zeichnet-berliner-…

Introducing the Citizen Science Project OpenUCO

In the OpenUCO project, a city measurement network is being set up with the help of Berlin allotment gardeners. Now the project was presented in the press and media.

In the project OpenUCO, funded by the Berlin University Alliance (BUA), the Department of Climatology at the TU Berlin is working together with the Statistical Meteorology Group at the FU Berlin to set up an urban measurement network - together with Berlin allotment gardeners. As part of the project, weather stations were set up in 95 Berlin…

Job advertisement Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)

We are looking for a PhD student for a topic in urban climatology.

Reference number: VI-807/23 (available from 01.03.2024 / limited for 5 years / application deadline 15.01.2024)

part-time employment may be possible

Faculty VI - Institute of Ecology / Chair of Climatology
Reference number:
VI-807/23 (starting at 01/03/24 / limited for 5 years / closing date for applications 15/01/24)

Tasks

We are looking for a PhD student for a topic in urban climatology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to…