March for Science
On April 14th, the March for Science took place in several cities. It is an international movement that demonstrates the value of science. Also in Münster people have come together with the motto "Science moves". After a walk through the city, the event would end with a panel discussion. Our AG took also part to stand for the freedom of science.
Update for "MünsterWetter" App
The "MünsterWetter" App provides the data of the weather station on the roof of the institute building. Unfortunately, the app had some dropouts that have been fixed by an update. The update is available in the Google Play Store for Android operating systems.
We welcome a new employee
Since April 01, 2018, Bastian Paas joins the team of the research goup climatology. We welcome him and wish him a good start in his new job.
We welcome the new PhD student Bettina Breuer
Since this semester Bettina Breuer supports the AG Climatology. We're happy to have her here.
field trip to Essen
On 22th of february a field trip to the German Weather Service (DWD) and the State Office for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection (LANUV) in Essen took place. At the DWD, the students had the opportunity to get to know the regional weather consultants and to experience the launch of a radiosonde at the measuring field. The LANUV provided insights into its wide range of tasks and in particular explained the monitoring of air quality in NRW. In addition, insight into the vehicle of the "Sondereinsatz" was granted. The on-call service maintained by the LANUV examines hazardous emissions in the event of damage on site.
Visit of pupils from Drensteinfurt
On the 6th and 7th of February pupils of "Temschule Drensteinfurt" visited us during a project week on the topic of weather. They informed themselves about the measuring tower on the roof of the institute and about the functioning of the individual measuring instruments.
We say goodbye to Dr. Hanna Lokys
We had to say goodbye to Hanna Lokys as part of our working group. We wish her all the best for her career and thank her for her extraordinary commitment to teaching and research at the working group climatology.
Taiwanese-German Science Day in Taipei
On December 11, 2017, Prof. Klemm took part in the GERMAN-TAIWAN SCIENCE DAY in Taipei. The event served to intensify relations in the field of joint research and exchanges of scientists and students between Taiwan and Germany. Further information can be found here (german) and here
mobile measurements in Münster
As part of a study project, bachelor students will take mobile measurements in the city of Münster. For this purpose, various measuring devices were mounted on a cargo bike, with which the students depart a set route several times. The aim of the project is to investigate the spatial distribution of the CO2 concentration and the heat island effect.