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Three-Dimensional Observation of Atmospheric Processes in Cities

Scherer, Dieter; Ament, Felix; Emeis, Stefan ORCID iD icon 1; Fehrenbach, Ute; Leitl, Bernd; Scherber, Katharina; Schneider, Christoph; Vogt, Ulrich
1 Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung – Atmosphärische Umweltforschung (IMK-IFU), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


To cope with weather and climate-induced impacts as well as with air pollution in cities, the German research programme “Urban Climate Under Change” ([UC]2) aims at developing, testing and validating a new urban climate model, which is able to cover the full range of temporal and spatial scales of urban atmospheric processes. The project “Three-dimensional Observation of Atmospheric Processes in Cities” (3DO), which forms the module B of the [UC]2 research programme, aims at acquisition of comprehensive, accurate three-dimensional observational data sets on weather, climate and air quality in the German cities of Berlin, Hamburg and Stuttgart. Data sets from long-term observations and intense observation periods allow for evaluation of the performance of a new urban climate model called PALM‑4U that is developed by the project “Model-based city planning and application in climate change” (MOSAIK), which forms the module A of the [UC]2 research programme. This article focuses on collaborative activities for compilation of existing and acquisition of new observational data within the 3DO project.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000091934
Veröffentlicht am 13.06.2019
DOI: 10.1127/metz/2019/0911
Zitationen: 35
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Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung – Atmosphärische Umweltforschung (IMK-IFU)
KIT-Zentrum Klima und Umwelt (ZKU)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0941-2948
KITopen-ID: 1000091934
HGF-Programm 12.02.04 (POF III, LK 01) Urban-Rural Interactions
Erschienen in Meteorologische Zeitschrift
Verlag Borntraeger Science Publishers
Band 28
Heft 2
Seiten 121-138
Projektinformation Stadtklima-B-3DO-TP7 (BMBF, 01LP1602G)
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 28.02.2019
Schlagwörter urban weather, urban climate, air quality, observational data, long-term observations, intense observation periods, urban climate model, model validation, applicability tests
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