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Preliminary Programme

Monday 17/08 - Introduction

Morning (ca. 9:00 to 12:30)

  • Introduction to urban climates (Gerald Mills)
  • Urban climate informatics (Arianne Middel)

Afternoon (ca. 13:30 to 18:00)

  • Biometeorology (Andreas Matzarakis)
  • Urban metabolism (Andreas Christen)
  • Microscale observations with mobile and low cost sensing (Ariane Middel)

Evening: Ice Breaker

Tuesday 18/08 - Remote sensing

Morning (ca. 9:00 to 12:30)

  • Introduction to satellite remote sensing (Benjamin Bechtel)
  • Thermal ground-based remote sensing (Simone Kotthaus)

Afternoon (ca. 13:30 to 18:00)

  • Google Earth Engine (Matthias Demuzere)
  • Remote sensing for urban applications (Sorin Cheval) 

Evening: Meteobike (optional)

Wednesday 19/08 - crowd sourcing

Morning (ca. 9:00 to 12:30)

  • Introduction to crowdsourcing (Matthias Demuzere)
  • Infilling the urban climate networks with ubiquitous sensing, crowdsourcing, and personalized monitoring (Negin Nazarian)

Afternoon (ca. 13:30 to 18:00)

  • Citizen weather stations, hands-on (Fred Meier, Daniel Fenner)

Evening: Social dinner

Thursday 20/08 - Modelling

Morning (ca. 9:00 to 12:30)

  • Introduction to urban climate modelling at various spatial scales (Helen Ward, Leena Järvi)
  • Hands-on SUEWS modelling (Helen Ward, Leena Järvi, Natalie Theeuwes)

Afternoon (ca. 13:30 to 18:00)

  • Field trip

Evening: Social event

Friday 21/08 - modelling

Morning (ca. 9:00 to 12:30)

  • Introduction to WRF (Alberto Martilli)
  • Hands-on WRF modelling (Natalie Theeuwes, Alberto Martilli, Matthias Demuzere)

Afternoon (ca. 13:30 to 18:00)

  • Hands-on WRF modelling (Natalie Theeuwes, Alberto Martilli, Matthias Demuzere)