Dr. Ute Fehrenbach

Career progression

  • 1983: Abitur at the Commercial High School Emmendingen, Baden-Württemberg
  • 10/1983 - 06/1991: University Diploma Course at the University of Freiburg, Germany; completion with diploma
  • 10/1987 - 09/1988: Study abroad at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland
  • 01/1992 - 12/1993: Scientific assistant at the Maurice E. Müller Institute, Biocenter of the University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 01/1994 - 06/1994: Practical training at the Institute of Meteorology, Climatology and Remote Sensing (MCR Lab), University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 11/1994 - 02/2001: Scientific assistant at the MCR Lab, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 05/1999: PhD of Meteorology at the University of Basel, Switzerland
    Thesis Title: "Analyse und Bewertung lokal-und regionalklimatisch wirksamer Faktoren in der Region Basel."
  • 03/2001 - 09/2003: Family Time
  • 10/2003 - 11/2004: Self-employed scientific work
  • since 12/2004: Scientific assistant at the Chair of Climatology, Department of Ecology, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany


Research fields/interests

  • Applied Climatology (Climate and Spatial Planning)
  • Urban Climate


Projects


Selected publications

  • Jänicke, B., F. Meier, D. Fenner, U. Fehrenbach, A. Holtmann, D. Scherer (2016): Urban-rural differences in near-surface air temperature as resolved by the Central Europe Refined analysis (CER): sensitivity to planetary boundary layer schemes and urban canopy models. Int. J. Climatol. 37 (4), 2063-2079.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., HELTEN, F., SCHERER, D. & H. RHINANE (2015): Strategies and actions: Open access to knowledge. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 462-467.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., CURIO, J., HÖPFNER, C., SCHERER, D., AMRAOUI, F., MANSOUR, M. & H. RHINANE (2015): Deepening the problem analysis: Natural hazards and risks. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 212-216.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., CURIO, J., HÖPFNER, C., SCHERER, D., AMRAOUI, F., MANSOUR, M. & H. RHINANE (2015): Deepening the problem analysis: Natural hazards and risks. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 212-216.
  • FEIERTAG, P., NAISMITH, I.-C., HEINZE, M., BRAND, C., FEHRENBACH, U., GERSTER-BENTAYA, M., HELTEN, F., KASPER, C., SCHERER, D., GISEKE, U., CHLAIDA, M., MANSOUR, M. & F. AMRAOUI (2015): Grand Casablanca 2025: Integrated scenarios. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 223-232.
  • HÖPFNER, C., FEHRENBACH, U., SCHERER, D. & H. RHINANE (2015): Methods for complex knowledge production: Earth observation. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 94.
  • CURIO, J., FEHRENBACH, U., HÖPFNER, C., SCHERER, D., AMRAOUI, F. & H. RHINANE (2015): Methods for complex knowledge production: Numerical Modelling. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 95.
  • KASPER, C., BRAND, C., BRANDT, J., FEHRENBACH, U., GERSTER-BENTAYA, M., GISEKE, U., HEINZE, M., HELTEN, F., KRAUME, M., SCHERER, D., CHLAIDA, M., MANSOUR, M. & M. MDAFAI (2015): Connecting spheres: Urban agriculture as a multi-dimensional strategy: A way to make it work: multifunctional spatial systems. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 346-366.
  • RHINANE, H., FEHRENBACH, U., HÖPFNER, C. & D. SCHERER (2015): Methods for complex knowledge production: Information and communication platforms. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 98.
  • SCHERER, D., BRAND, C., BRANDT, J., FEHRENBACH, U., GERSTER-BENTAYA, M., PRYSTAV, G., AMRAOUI, F., BERDOUZ, S. & M. CHLAIDA (2015): Urban agriculture’s contribution to a climate-optimized urban development: Climate optimized urban development and Urban Agriculture: the local level. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 388-395.
  • SCHERER, D., CURIO, J., FEHRENBACH, U., HÖPFNER, C., AMRAOUI, F., BERDOUZ, S., CHLAIDA, M. & A. OULDBBA (2015): Problem oriented analysis: Environmental conditions. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 126-131.
  • SCHERER, D., CURIO, J., FEHRENBACH, U., HÖPFNER, C., AMRAOUI, F., BERDOUZ, S., CHLAIDA, M. & H. RHINANE (2015): Deepening the problem analysis: Natural resources. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 204-211.
  • SCHERER, D., CURIO, J., FEHRENBACH, U., HÖPFNER, C., AMRAOUI, F. & A. OULDBBA (2015): Problem oriented analysis: Climate. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 132-150.
  • SCHERER, D., FEHRENBACH, U., HÖPFNER, C., AMRAOUI, F., OULDBBA, A. & H. RHINANE (2015): Urban agriculture’s contribution to a climate-optimized urban development: Climate optimized urban development and Urban Agriculture: the regional level. In: Urban Agriculture for Growing City Regions. Connecting Urban-Rural Spheres in Casablanca, Routledge, Oxon, Abingdon, New York, 382-387.
  • KIM, K. R., YI, C., LEE, J.-S., MEIER, F., JÄNICKE, B., FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (2014): BioCAS: Biometeorological Climate impact Assessment System for building-scale impact assessment of heat-stress related mortality. Die Erde 145(1), 62–79.
  • SCHERER, D., FEHRENBACH, U., LAKES, T., LAUF, S., MEIER, F. & C. SCHUSTER (2013): Quantification of heat-stress related mortality hazard, vulnerability and risk in Berlin, Germany. Die Erde 144(3-4), 238-259.
  • EUM, J.-H., SCHERER D., FEHRENBACH U., KÖPPEL J. & J.-H. WOO (2013): Integrating urban climate into urban master plans using spatially distributed information—The Seoul example. Land Use Policy 34, 223-232.
  • EUM, J.-H., SCHERER D., FEHRENBACH U. & J.-H. WOO (2011): Development of an urban landcover classification scheme suitable for representing climatic conditions in a densely built-up Asian megacity. Landscape and Urban Planning 103, issues 3-4, 362-371.
  • YI, C.-Y., EUM, J.-H., CHOI, Y.-J., KIM, K.-R., SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH & G.-H. KIM (2011): Development of Climate Analysis Seoul(CAS) Maps Based on Landuse and Meteorogical Model. Journal of the Korean Association of Geographic Information Studies 14(1), 12–25.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., SCHERER D. & E. PARLOW (2001): Automated Classification of Planning Objectives for the Consideration of Climate and Air Quality in Urban and Regional Planning for the Example of the Region of Basel/Switzerland. Atmospheric Environment 35, 5605-5615.
  • PARLOW, E., U. FEHRENBACH, D. SCHERER & H.-D. BEHA (2001): Klimaanalysekarten der Region Basel. In: REKLIP-Synthesebericht, Band 4: Klima und Raumplanung. Editions Coprur, Strasbourg, 169-186.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (2000): Consequences of spatial resolution transformations for land-use classification. In: Remote Sensing in the 21st Century: Economic and Environmental Applications, Balkema, Rotterdam, 113-117.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. (1999): Analyse und Bewertung lokal- und regionalklimatisch wirksamer Faktoren in der Region Basel.Stratus 6, Diss. Phil.-Naturwiss. Fak. der Universität Basel, Schweiz, 179 S.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH, H.-D. BEHA & E. PARLOW (1999): Improved concepts and methods in analysis and evaluation of the urban climate for optimizing urban planning processes. Atmospheric Environment 33, 4185-4193.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH, E. PARLOW & H.-D. BEHA (1996): Determination of aggregated areal types from a Landsat-TM and ERS-1 based land-use classification for the agglomeration of Basel/Switzerland. In: Progress in Environmental Remote Sensing Research and Applications, Balkema, Rotterdam, 197-200.


Reports

  • PARLOW, E., D. SCHERER & U. FEHRENBACH (2010): Klimaanalyse der Stadt Zürich (KLAZ). Umwelt- und Gesundheitsschutz der Stadt Zürich. Abschlussbericht. 76 S. (http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch).
  • PARLOW, E., D. SCHERER & U. FEHRENBACH (2006): Regionale Klimaanalyse der Region Südlicher Oberrhein (REKLISO). Regionalverband Südlicher Oberrhein. Abschlussbericht. 99 S. (www.rvso.de).
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH & E.PARLOW (2000): Climate Analysis Maps for Planning Aspects of Solothurn/CH. Final Report (Phase 1 and 2) mit beiliegender CD-Rom des ESA Forschungs- und Anwendungsprojekts CAMPAS-CH. MCR Lab Universität Basel, Schweiz, 40 S.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (1998): Klimaanalyse der Region Basel. Begleittext zu den 10 Klimaanalyse- und Planungshinweiskarten der Region Basel. MCR Lab, Basel, Schweiz, 64.S.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH, E. PARLOW & H.-D. BEHA (1997): Klimaanalyse der Region Basel. Technischer Bericht des Forschungs- und Anwendungsprojekts KABA. MCR Lab, Universität Basel Schweiz, 57 S.
  • PARLOW, E., D. SCHERER & U. FEHRENBACH (1995): Analyse der immissionsseitigen Effekte der Anwendung der Hessischen Ozonverordnung während der Ozonepisode des Sommers 1994. Kapitel 4: Beschreibung und Analyse der meteorologischen Randbedingungen in Hessen während der Ozonperiode des Sommers 1994. Abschlußbericht. Prognos AG, Basel, Schweiz, 76-115.


Contributions to conferences

  • Fehrenbach, U., K. Scherber & D. Scherer (2016): Modul B Verbundprojekt 3DO Dreidimensionale Observierung atmosphärischer Prozesse in Städten. Arbeitskreis Klima, Kaiserslautern.
  • Holtmann, A., F. Meier, D. Fenner, K. Scherber, U. Fehrenbach & D. Scherer (2016): BMBF-Projekt Dreidimensionales Monitoring atmosphärischer Prozesse in Berlin. Arbeitskreis Klima, Kaiserslautern.
  • Scherber, K., U. Fehrenbach & D. Scherer (2016): BMBF-Fördermaßnahme Stadtklima im Wandel. Arbeitskreis Klima, Kaiserslautern.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & H. RHINANE (2014): Web-based Information Services for the Environment (WISE) – Casablanca. Second International Congress on Remote Sensing and GIS, Casablanca, Morocco.
  • Jänicke, B., F. Meier, U. Fehrenbach, J. Curio & D. Scherer (2014): Regional reanalysis of weather and climate in Berlin, Germany for analyzing heat-stress events. Arbeitskreis Klima, Basel
  • SCHERER, D., U., FEHRENBACH, F., MEIER, B. JÄNICKE & J. CURIO (2014): Heat-stress events and excess mortality in Berlin, Germany, as resolved by a regional reanalysis of weather and climate. REKLIM, Berlin.
  • SCHERER, D., U., FEHRENBACH, T., LAKES, S., LAUF, F., MEIER, & C. SCHUSTER (2013): Quantification of Heat Stress Hazards, Vulnerabilities and Risks in Cities – The Example of Heat-Stress related Mortality in Berlin. Arbeitskreis Klima, Augsburg.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER, C., HÖPFNER & J. CURIO (2012): Urban heat island of Casablanca, Morocco, during the last decade. 8th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC), Dublin.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER, C., HÖPFNER & J. CURIO (2012): Lufttemperaturunterschiede im Raum Casablanca, Marokko, während der letzten Dekade. Arbeitskreis Klima, Berlin.
  • D. SCHERER D., U. FEHRENBACH & C. HÖPFNER (2011): Web-based Information Services for the Environment (WISE) - Casablanca. 11th EMS / 10th ECAM, Berlin.
  • SCHERER, D., U., FEHRENBACH, R., FINKELNBURG, C., HÖPFNER & F. MAUSSION (2011):Regionale Reanalyse der atmosphärischen Bedingungen Marokkos in der Dekade 2001 bis 2010. Arbeitskreis Klima, Graz.
  • SCHERER, D., U., FEHRENBACH, R., FINKELNBURG, C., HÖPFNER, F. MAUSSION, J. ROGEE (2011): A decade of urban weather and climate simulations for urban regions at the Atlantic coast of Morocco. 11th EMS / 10th ECAM, Berlin.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (2010): Climate Maps for Northern and Central Morocco based on Down-scaling of Global Climate Simulations. First International Congress on G.I.S. & Land Management Casablanca, Morocco.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER, C., HÖPFNER & J, ROGEE (2009): Urban Agriculture (UA) as an Integrative Factor of Climate-Optimised Urban Development, Casablanca. Arbeitskreis Klima, Hamburg.
  • SCHERER, D., & U. FEHRENBACH (2007):Inhalte und Ergebnisse der Regionalen Klimaanalyse Südlicher Oberrhein (REKLISO). Final presentation on 26.1.2007 in Freiburg, Germany (www.rvso.de).
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (2006): Comparison of different methods for derivation of roughness parameters for meso-scale urban modelling – case study of Freiburg, Germany. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’2006, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (2006): Multi-scale retrieval of climatologically relevant urban surface parameters from remote sensing data. 1st EARSeL Workshop on Urban Remote Sensing, Berlin.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER & E. PARLOW (2005): Regionale Klimaanalyse der Region Südlicher Oberrhein (REKLISO). Arbeitskreis Klima, Bochum.
  • EUM, J.-H., D. SCHERER, U. FEHRENBACH & J., KÖPPEL (2005): Implementing Climate-related Planning Objectives in Germany and the application for South Korea. 4th Japanese - German Symposium on Urban Climatology, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH & E. PARLOW (2005): Integration of a mesoscale model in a local climate and air quality assessment study in Southwest Germany (REKLISO). 4th Japanese - German Symposium on Urban Climatology, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., PARLOW, E. & D. SCHERER (2001): CAMPAS - Klimaanalyse des Kantons Solothurn. Arbeitskreis Klima, Delémont, Schweiz.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (2000): Improvement of land-use classification by combining Landsat-5 TM and ERS-2 SAR data. 20th EARSeL Symposium, Dresden.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER & E.PARLOW (1999): Development and application of new methods for the extraction of climatopes for the example of the region of Basel/Switzerland. 19th EARSeL Symposium, Valladolid, Spain.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (1999): The influence of spatial resolution transformations on the determination of areal types and ventilation situations. 19th EARSeL Symposium, Valladolid, Spain.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (1999): Bestimmung der räumlichen Verteilung landnutzungsbedingter Strukturparameter. Arbeitskreis Klima, Burg Rothenfels.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER & E. PARLOW (1999): Numerical extraction of climatopes and their application for the region of Basel, Switzerland. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’99, Sydney, Australia.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (1999): Which spatial resolution is appropriate for studying urban ventilation? Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’99, Sydney, Australia.
  • KELLER, P., U. FEHRENBACH, C. FEIGENWINTER, E. PARLOW, D. SCHERER & R. VOGT (1999): Mapping of roughness parameters for the city of Basel, Switzerland, by a GIS-supported analysis of the urban morphology. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’99, Sydney, Australia.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH & E. PARLOW (1999): GIS applications of spatially aggregated, remotely sensed land-use data. 19th EARSeL Symposium, Valladolid, Spain.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH, C. FEIGENWINTER, E. PARLOW & R. VOGT (1999): The urban cold island of Basel, Switzerland - Implications from a case study. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’99, Sydney, Australia.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER & E. PARLOW (1998): Numerische Klassifikation von Durchlüftungssituationen in der Region Basel. Arbeitskreis Klima, Willebadessen.
  • FEHRENBACH, U. & D. SCHERER (1998): The influence of spatial resolution transformations on the determination of areal types and ventilation situations. REKLIP-Symposium on Advances in Regional Climatology, Karlsruhe.
  • PARLOW, E., D. SCHERER, U. FEHRENBACH & H.-D. BEHA (1997): Satellite-based climate analysis of Basel/Switzerland. 3rd ERS Symposium on ‘Space at the Service of our Environment’, Florence, Italy.
  • FEHRENBACH, U., D. SCHERER, H.-D. BEHA & E. PARLOW (1996): Digital extraction of climatopes by remote sensing data and by a digital terrain model for the region of Basel, Switzerland. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’96, Essen.
  • FEHRENBACH,U., D. SCHERER, H.-D. BEHA & E. PARLOW (1996): Ein neues Konzept zur digitalen Ausscheidung von Klimatopen. Arbeitskreis Klima, Freiburg.
  • BEHA, H.-D., D. SCHERER, U. FEHRENBACH & E. PARLOW (1996): Integration of measurement data in the analysis of the regional climate of Basel. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’96, Essen.
  • SCHERER, D., E. PARLOW, U. FEHRENBACH & H.-D. BEHA (1996): Analysis of the regional climate of Basel/Switzerland - Concepts for a pre-operational approach. Int. Conference on Urban Climatology ICUC ’96, Essen.
  • SCHERER, D., U. FEHRENBACH, E. PARLOW & H.-D. BEHA (1995): Determination of aggregated areal types from a Landsat-TM and ERS-1 based land-use classification for the agglomeration of Basel/Switzerland. 15th EARSeL Symposium, Basel, Switzerland.

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