Research Projects

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The current projects address various topics of urban climatology and climate adaptation, regional climatology, as well as radiation and energy fluxes.


The aim of the MW3 project is to develop a standardized monitoring system and protocol in order to record and analyze growth responses of important Central European forest tree species with a focus on climatic extremes.


The CIDY project uses data on the inner city of Aachen to lay the foundations for a simulation tool to map inner city dynamics.

URGENT The URGENT project addresses the positive effects of urban and peri-urban green spaces on urban space and their contribution to effective adaptation to future temperature extremes.
SOLUTION The SOLUTION project is concerned with determining the role of forest cover and precipitation distribution on chemical denudation rates in a small headwater catchment.