Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 004/2020

KIT at the City Hall: Cities and Weather Extremes

The KIT Climate and Environment Center Presents Its Research
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Possibilities for cities to prepare for extreme weather situations will also be discussed. (Photo: Gabi Zachmann, KIT)

From the country lore to the weather app: In times of climate change, precise weather forecasts are gaining importance. But how do weather models and simulations work? How can urban regions prepare for weather extremes? These questions will be answered by researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 18.30 hrs. At the Karlsruhe city hall, they will present the research activities of the KIT Climate and Environment Center relating to climate simulations and urban development. The event will take place in the German language.

 

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Program and further information:

http://www.zak.kit.edu/english/city_hall.php

 

More about the KIT Climate and Environment Center: http://www.klima-umwelt.kit.edu/english

 

 

Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

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Monika Landgraf
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