Human health impacts of dust storms in South Africa

Nkosi, V., Mathee, A., Blesic, S., Kapwata, T., Kunene, Z., du Preez, D. J., Garland, R., Wright, C. Y. (2022). "Exploring Meteorological Conditions and Human Health Impacts during Two Dust Storm Events in Northern Cape Province, South Africa: Findings and Lessons Learnt". Atmosphere 13(3):424. doi: 10.3390/atmos13030424


Significant health impacts related to biomass burning in South America

Butt, E. W., Conibear, L., Knote, C., and Spracklen, D. V. (2021). “Large Air Quality and Public Health Impacts due to Amazonian Deforestation Fires in 2019”. GeoHealth 5.7. doi: 10.1029/2021GH000429.


Australia: Particulate Matter emissions from the 2019/20 wildfires result in premature deaths.

Graham, A. M., Pringle, K. J., Pope, R. J., Arnold, S. R., Conibear, L. A., Burns, H., Rigby, R., Borchers-Arriagada, N., Butt, E. W., Kiely, L., Reddington, C., Spracklen, D. V., Woodhouse, M. T., Knote, C., and McQuaid, J. B. (2021). “Impact of the 2019/2020 Australian Megafires on Air Quality and Health”. GeoHealth 5.10, e2021GH000454. doi: 10.1029/2021GH000454.



Sept. 21, 2022

Student project: Image analysis using Machine learning

We are looking for a student who would be interested to work on a project that would involve the analysis of images from the AirView campaign using Machine learning.

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Aug. 16, 2022

AirView Car in Augsburg

During recent weeks the AirView Car has been driving around Augsburg measuring air pollution in the city. The campaign is part of a European project which aims to understand how environmental factors affect human health and disease.

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Aug. 16, 2022

Hackathon Agent-based exposure modelling

The Chair for Model-Based Environmental Exposure Science (MBEES) presented a weeklong hackathon to Masters in Geoinformatics students to develop an agent–based modelling system. The hackathon provided opportunities for collaboration and learning. 

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Hackathon group photo


Office address:

Chair for Model-based Environmental Exposure Science

Faculty of Medicine

Gebäude 10 (Sigma Technopark)

Werner-von-Siemens-Straße 6
86159 Augsburg


Postal address:

Chair for Model-based Environmental Exposure Science
Faculty of Medicine (Sigma Technopark)

University Augsburg
Universitätsstraße 2

86159 Augsburg

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