New publication in Urban Climate

Merkenschlager, C., Hertig, E., Simon, J., & Beck, C. (2023). High-resolution intra-urban assessments of future heat events and heat waves for the city of Augsburg, Germany. Urban Climate, 49, 101472.

Paper Merkenschlager 2023 Hitze Augsburg

New publication in Earth's Future

Hertig, E., Jahn, S., & Kaspar‐Ott, I. (2023). Future Local Ground‐level Ozone in the European area from Statistical Downscaling Projections Considering Climate and Emission Changes. Earth's Future, e2022EF003317.

Hertig et al 2023 O3

Publication Award of the Faculty of Medicine

The 2022 Publication Award of the Faculty of Medicine goes to Dr. Irena Kaspar-Ott, research associate at the Chair of Regional Climate Change and Health and first author of the publication "Determination of the influence of weather and air constituents on aortic aneurysm ruptures".


New publication in Frontiers in Public Health

To promote Planetary Health education in Germany, we conducted a survey to explore students' familiarity with basic Planetary Health concepts and their interest in integrating these concepts in the form of a university course. The results of the survey have now been published here:

Wissen Planetary Health

Course "Planetary Health"

This winter semester the new course "Planetary Health" of the Virtual University of Bavaria (VHB) starts. It can be taken at the University of Augsburg by medical students and in the Bachelor Geography (in German language).

Werbung VHB Planetary Health

The professorship on

In the program "Am Puls" Prof. Dr. Elke Hertig and Sally Jahn present the research at our professorship. Click here for the video (in german):

Am Puls aTV


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86159 Augsburg


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