Research Links

Large parts of the research within the Research Unit 1736 "UCaHS" require collaborative, coherent, and thus co-ordinated efforts between two, multiple or all partners. We have associated each sub-project to a Research Module. Collaborative research taking place within individual Research Modules or the entire Research Unit, we have organised research activities into Links and Clusters.

Collaboration within Research Links (RL)
    Research Modules
410a Atmospheric processes, urban/building green and pavements 1.1 1.2 4.1  
410b Linkages between indoor heat-stress hazard and vulnerability 2.1 3.2
420a Urban climate and building energy demands 1.2 4.2 4.3  
420b Indoor heat stress in hospitals, variation of indoor climate for patients 2.1 3.1    
430 Simulation-based design for rooms and buildings for reducing heat-stress risks 2.2 4.2 4.3  
440 Prospective active A/C-solutions and building design 2.2 4.2 4.3  
450 Actions for hospital architecture for reducing heat-stress risks* 3.1 4.2    
460 Requirements and efficiency of modified building design* 4.2 5.1    
470 Political and societal influences on vulnerability to heat stress 3.2 5.1    
480 Specific vulnerable groups 3.2 5.2    
490 Urban climate projections 1.1 1.2 5.1 5.2
*not yet implemented

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Scherer (TUB)
Prof. Dr. Tobia Lakes (HUB)
Dr. Ute Fehrenbach (TUB)
Dr. Fred Meier (TUB)


Map of our observations:
UCaHS Observation Network
Latest Publication:
Jänicke, B., F. Meier, D. Fenner, U. Fehrenbach, A. Holtmann, D. Scherer (2016): Urban-rural differences in near-surface air temperature as resolved by the Central Europe Refined analysis (CER): sensitivity to planetary boundary layer schemes and urban canopy models. International Journal of Climatology, 37 (4):2063-2079.
Mahlkow, N. and J. Donner (2016): From Planning to Implementation? The Role of Climate Change Adaptation Plans to Tackle Heat Stress. A Case Study of Berlin, Germany. Journal of Planning Education and Research 1-12.