Achim Holtmann

Career progression

  • since July 2015: Research assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Climatology
  • 2013 - 2015: Student assistant at the chair of climatology
  • 2012 - 2015: Master studies of Urban Ecosystem Sciences at TU Berlin
  • 2009 - 2012 Bachelor studies of physical geography at Leibniz Universität Hannover
  • 2007: Abitur

Working activities:


  • Jänicke, B., Holtmann, A., Kim, K.R., Kang, M., Fehrenbach, U., Scherer, D. (2019): Quantification and evaluation of intra-urban heat-stress variability in Seoul, Korea. Int. J. Biometeorol., 63(1). DOI: 10.1007/s00484-018-1631-2 International Journal of Biometeorology
  • Fenner, D., Holtmann, A., Krug, A., Scherer, D. (2018): Heat waves in Berlin and Potsdam, Germany - Long-term trends and comparison of heat wave definitions from 1893 to 2017. Int. J. Climatol.. DOI: 10.1002/joc.5962 International Journal of Climatology
  • Quanz, J.A., S. Ulrich, D. Fenner, A. Holtmann and J. Eimermacher (2018): Micro-Scale Variability of Air Temperature within a Local Climate Zone in Berlin, Germany, during Summer. Climate,6,5. DOI: 10.3390/cli6010005 MDPI.
  • Jänicke, B., F. Meier, D. Fenner, U. Fehrenbach, A. Holtmann and 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). DOI: 10.1002/joc.4835. International Journal of Climatology
  • Yi, C., K. R. Kim, S.M. An, Y.-J. Choi, A. Holtmann, B. Jänicke, U. Fehrenbach and D. Scherer (2015): Estimating spatial patterns of air temperature at building-resolving spatial resolution in Seoul, Korea. Int. J. Climatol., 36(2). DOI:10.1002/joc.4363 International Journal of Climatology.

Selected conference contributions

  • Holtmann, A., Scherer, D., Meier, F., Fehrenbach, U. and K. Scherber (2017): Three-Dimensional Monitoring of Atmospheric Processes in Berlin. 8th Japanese-German Meeting on Urban Climatology. March 25-29 2017, Osaka, Japan.
  • Holtmann, A. and D. Scherer (2016): Vergleich verschiedener biometeorologischer Indizes und der Lufttemperatur als Indikatoren zur Erklärung von hitzebezogener Mortalität am Beispiel von Seoul, Südkorea.DACH Meteorologentagung. March 14-18 2016, Berlin, Germany.Poster

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