Achim Holtmann

Career progression

  • Since September 2021: Head of the Experimental Lab at the Chair of Climatology
  • 2015 - 2021: Research assistant 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

Research field:


Fenner, D., Holtmann, A., Meier, F., Langer, I., Scherer, D. (2019):
Contrasting changes of urban heat island intensity during hot weather episodes. Environ. Res. Lett 14(12), 124013. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/ab506b.

Krug, A., Fenner, D., Holtmann, A., Scherer, D. (2019):
Occurrence and Coupling of Heat and Ozone Events and Their Relation to Mortality Rates in Berlin, Germany, between 2000 and 2014. Atmosphere 10(6), 348. DOI:10.3390/atmos10060348.

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), 1-12. DOI:10.1007/s00484-018-1631-2.

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.

Quanz, J. A., Ulrich, S., Fenner, D., Holtmann, A., Eimermacher, J. (2018):
Micro-Scale Variability of Air Temperature within a Local Climate Zone in Berlin, Germany, during Summer. Climate 6(1), 5. DOI:10.3390/cli6010005.

Jänicke, B., Meier, F., Fenner, D., Fehrenbach, U., Holtmann, A., Scherer, D. (2017):
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, 2063-2079. DOI:10.1002/joc.4835.

Yi, C., Kim, K. R., An, S. M.,Choi, Y.-J., Holtmann, A., Jänicke, B., Fehrenbach, U., Scherer, D. (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.

Selected conference contributions:

Holtmann, A., Scherer, D., Meier, F., Fehrenbach, U., Scherber, K. (2017):
Three-Dimensional Monitoring of Atmospheric Processes in Berlin. 8th Japanese-German Meeting on Urban Climatology, Osaka, Japan, 25-29 Mar 2017.

Holtmann, A., Scherer, D. (2016):
Vergleich verschiedener biometeorologischer Indizes und der Lufttemperatur als Indikatoren zur Erklärung von hitzebezogener Mortalität am Beispiel von Seoul, Südkorea. DACH Meteorologentagung, Berlin, Germany, 14-18 Mar 2017.

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TU Berlin
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