Dec. 14, 2022

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

Dec. 14, 2022

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.

Dec. 14, 2022

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.


April 29, 2024

Luftqualitätsvorhersagen und Flugplanung für die NASA- Meßkampagne ASIA-AQ

"Der Lehrstuhl für Model-based Environmental Exposure Science (MBEES) unter der Leitung von Herrn Prof. Knote war Teil der Flugmeßkampagne ASIA-AQ (, die die Luftqualität in verschiedenen Ländern Asiens vermessen hat."

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April 25, 2024

PhD student (m/f/d), Faculty of Medicine

Chair of Model-based Environmental Exposure Science (Prof. Dr. Christoph Knote)


Deadline for applications: May 26th 2024

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April 25, 2024

Will changes in mobility result in fewer heart attacks?

How people move around cities will change in future. The use of electric cars and improved public transport could protect people’s health and improve air quality. A new study led by Professor Christoph Knote from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Augsburg is looking at the effects that changed mobility behavior in Augsburg and the surrounding region will have on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.  

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Chair for Model-based Environmental Exposure Science

Faculty of Medicine

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Werner-von-Siemens-Straße 6
86159 Augsburg


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

University Augsburg
Universitätsstraße 2

86159 Augsburg

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