Departement Umweltwissenschaften - Universität Basel - Meteorologie, Klimatologie und Fernerkundung Uni Basel
 
 


Prof. Dr.

Eberhard Parlow

Tel: (+41 61) 267 07 00
Fax: (+41 61) 267 06 89

Departement Umweltwissenschaften
Institut für Meteorologie, Klimatologie und Fernerkundung
Klingelbergstrasse 27
CH 4056 Basel

Büro: 4. OG 4-09

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Short Version of CV : Prof. Dr. Eberhard Parlow

Name

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Eberhard Parlow

Address

Institute of Meteorology, Climatology and Remote Sensing (MCR Lab)
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Basel
Klingelbergstr. 27
CH-4055 Basel
Switzerland

Phone/Fax   

+41 61 267 0700 / +41 61 267 0701

Email

Function

Full Professor, Institute Director
Dean Faculty of Science, University Basel

Born

June 8, 1952

Civil status

married, two children

Academic Carreer

PhD 1982

Dr. rer. nat.; University Freiburg i.Brsg/Germany: Geländeklimatologische Untersuchungen im Bereich der Staufener Bucht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung lokaler Ausgleichs¬strömungen

Habilitation 1988

Faculty of Geoscience University Freiburg/Germany: Ableitung strah-lungsklimatischer Daten und Raummuster für ein subpolares Öko¬system Nordskandinaviens mit Hilfe der Digitalen Bildverarbeitung

1988

Assistant Professor (C2) at Institute of Physical Geography, University Freiburg/Germany, non-tenured position

1988/1989

Lectorate, Institute of Meteorology, University Uppsala/Schweden

1989

Appointment as Associate Professor for Meteorology and Climate Ecology, Institute of Geography, University Basel. Head of Division Meteorology/Climate Ecology, tenured position

1992

Appointment as Full Professor/Chair for Geoinformatics, University Jena (declined)

1996

Appointment as Full Professor/Chair for Geoscientific Remote Sensing, University Bonn (declined)

1997

Appointment as Full Professor/Chair for Meteorology, Climatology and Remote Sensing, Department of Geography, University Basel

2006

Visiting Professor University of British Columbia Vancouver/Canada

2008 – 2010

Dean, Faculty of Science University Basel

Main Scientific Projects

2008 –

Hyper-Swiss-NET: National research and training network for hyper-spectral remote sensing, designed to promote the training and research of the new APEX hyperspectral sensor (Co-PI)

2008 –

SAPALDIA – Subproject: Air pollution modeling. Swiss study on Air Pollution and lung disease in adults. (Co-operation)

2006 – 2010 

SNF-Project: Urban climate analysis of the mega-city Cairo/Egypt (CAPAC) (PI)

2008 – 2009

Satellite-data analysis of climate change in Northern Sweden based on the investigation of time series (Landsat- und Aster-data) of late-summer snow patches (PI)

2008 – 2009

Satellite and dendrochronology analysis of impacts of Eppirita autum¬nata outbreaks in a birch forest region of Northern Sweden (PI)

2008 – 2010

Urban climate studies in the mega-city of Istanbul (PI)

2008 – 2009

Urban Climate Analysis of Zürich (KLAZ) on behalf of Umwelt-schutzfachstelle City of Zürich (PI)

2007

Joint UNESCO-Project: Scythian Tombs of the Altai Mountains/Siberia: Energy Balance and Permafrost Investigation in the Kazakh Altai (Field Campaign) (PI)

2004 – 2007

EU-INTERREG IIIa Project Nr. 3c.10: Impacts of climate change on vegetation in the Upper Rhine Valley (Co-PI)

2003 – 2007

Regional Climate Analysis Southern Upper Rhine (REKLISO) on behalf of Regionalverband Südlicher Oberrhein (RVSO/Freiburg) (PI)

2002 – 2006

EU-Cost-Project (Action 722): Short-range forecasting methods of fog, visibility and low clouds (Co-PI)

2002 – 2006

SNF-Project: BUBBLE-SARAH (Basel Urban Boundary Layer Experiment -Satellite Analysis of Radiation and Heat Fluxes) (PI)

2001 – 2003

EU-COST-Project (Action 715): Meteorology Applied to Urban Pollution Problems: Urban climatology project BUBBLE (Basel Urban Boundary Layer Experiment) (Co-PI)

1999 – 2000

Study within the framework of European Space Agency Data User Program DUP: Subproject CAMPAS_CH (Climate Analysis Maps for Planning Applications in Solothurn/CH) (PI)

1999

Study on the Requirements of Hyperspectral Sensors and their Applications (PRISM) for European Space Agency ESA/ESTEC (PI)

1997 – 1999

EU-Project RESYSMED (Synthesis of change detection parameters into a land-surface change indicator for long-term desertification studies (Co-PI)

1995 – 2002

SNF-Project: Modelling of snow melt processes in high latitudes (MOSAIC) (Co-PI)

1995 – 1997

EU-Project RESMEDES (Remote Sensing of Mediterranean Deser¬ti¬fi-cation and Environmental Stability) (Co-PI)

1995 – 1997

Climate analysis of the Basel Region (KABA) (PI)

1994

Pilot study ERSCLiP for European Space Agency ESA: Use of ERS-1-data for urban climatology (PI)

1994 – 1996

SNF-Priority Programme Environment (PPE): Biodiversity (Co-PI)

1992 – 1996

SNF-Project: Derivation of top soil moisture from remotely sensed data (SOLMOS) (PI)

1992 –

SNF-Project: Turbulence studies in the urban boundary layer (BASTA) (PI)

1999 – 2002

SNF-Project: Meso-scale Alpine Project MAP; Subproject RIVIERA (Co-PI)

1990 – 1992

Spitzbergen-Expeditions SPE-90, SPE-91 and SPE-92, PI of a sub¬project on Boundary Layer Meteorology and Satellite Remote Sensing

1989 – 1998

Tri-national Regional-Climate Project REKLIP, PI of 20 Subprojects. Member of International Steering Committee of REKLIP (PI), Co-Chair of REKLIP

1986 – 1988

Field studies in Abisko and Tarfala/Northern Sweden

1986 – 1990

German National Climate Research Program (Module Land-surface Climatology), German Federal Ministry of Research and Technology.

1981

Cooperation within the European RADAR-Remote Sensing Campaign SAR-580 (Co-operation)

1980 – 1982

Topoclimatological studies in SW-Germany within the framework of PhD.

Selected Further Activities:

2010 –

Associate Editor Geografiska Annaler

2008 – 2010 

Dean Faculty of Science, University Basel

2008 – 2009

Member of evaluation committee at WegnerCenter for Climate Research at University Graz/Austria

2009 –

Member of Scientific Advisory Board Competence Center “Design of living space”, Technical University Berlin/Germany

2006 –

Member of Scientific Advisory Board meteoblue company

2005 -

Swiss delegate at Council of European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL)

2002 – 2007

Member of planning commission, University Basel

2004 – 2005

Executive Director Department of Geosciences, University Basel

2001 – 2002

Executive Director Department of Geography, University Basel

1997 – 2001

Member Swiss Commission of Space Affairs (CFAS)

1997 – 2001

Member CFAS-PRODEX-Program Committee (Programme de Développement d’Expériences Scientifiques der European Space Agency ESA)

2001 – 2003

Member of Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC) of European Space Agency (ESA)

2001 – 2005

President European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL/Paris)

1999 – 2000

Member of Advisory Board of Climate Impact Research Centre (CIRC) at Abisko Scientific Research Station/Sweden

1999

Invited participant of NATO Workshop «Remote sensing for environ­mental data in Albania: a strategy for integrated management», Tirana/Albania

1997 – 2001

Vice – President European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL/Paris)

1997 – 2001

President Swiss Commission of Remote Sensing (SKF) of the Academy of Sciences (SANW)

1997 – 1998

Präsident Arbeitskreis Klima of DGfG (German Association for Geography)

1993 – 1997

Vice – President Swiss Commission of Remote Sensing (SKF) of the Academy of Sciences (SANW)

1992 – 1997

Member of Commission Climate and Atmosphere (CCA) of the Academy of Sciences (SANW)

Member at Scientific Associations:

EARSeL

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories

DMG

German Meteorological Association

AMS

American Meteorological Society

IAUC

International Association for Urban Climate

DGPF

German Association for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation

SGBPF

Swiss Association for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Geoscientific and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)

Regio Basiliensis

Organisation of Scientific Conferences

2010 

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium held at UNESCO-Headquarter in Paris

2009

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium held at Mediterranean Agronomic Institute in Chania/Greece

2008

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Joint SIG Conference on Remote Sensing of Urban Areas, High Resolution and 3D held at Uni¬ver¬sity Bochum/ Germany

2008

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium held at Technical Uni-ver¬sity Istanbul/Turkey

2008

Member of Scientific Committee of Symposium on “Climate Change in the Mediterranean and Middle East” held at Cairo Uni¬ver¬sity/Egypt

2007

Member of Scientific Committee of German-Japanese Urban Climate Symposium held at Uni¬ver¬sity Freiburg/Germany

2007

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium held at Uni¬ver¬sity Bolzano/Italy

2006

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Remote Sensing of Urban Areas in Berlin/Germany

2006

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium held at Uni¬ver¬sity Warsaw/Poland

2006

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Remote Sensing and Landuse held at Uni¬ver¬sity Bonn/Germany

2005

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Landice and Snow in Bern/Switzerland

2005

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Imaging Spectroscopy in Warsaw/Poland

2005

Conference Chairman of EARSeL-Symposium held at University Porto/ Portugal

2004

Conference Chairman of EARSeL-Symposium held at Inter University Centre Dubrovnik/Croatia

2004

Member of Scientific Committee and Co-Chairman of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Remote Sensing of Developing Countries in Cairo/Egypt

2003

Conference Chairman of EARSeL-Symposium held at University Ghent/ Belgium

2003

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Remote Sensing of Urban Areas at University Regensburg/Germany

2002

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Landice and Snow in Bern/Switzerland

2002

Conference Chairman of EARSeL-Symposium held in Prague/Czech Republic

2002

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Remote Sensing of Urban Areas in Istanbul/Turkey

2002

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Remote Sensing of Developing Countries in Bonn/Germany

2001

Conference Chairman of EARSeL-Symposium at Ecole Nationale des Sciences Géographiques in Marne-la-Vallée/France

2000

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium at Technical University Dresden/Germany

2000

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-SIG Conference on Landice and Snow in Dresden/Germany

1999

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium at University Valladolid/Spain

1998

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium at ITC Enschede/Netherland

1997

Member of Scientific Committee of EARSeL-Symposium at Denmark’s Technical University at Lyngby/Copenhagen

1995

Local organizer of EARSeL Symposium and General Assembly at University Basel

Talks

Invited Talks (2005 – 2010)

  • Integrating multiple satellite sensors for urban climatology in developing countries. Keynote lecture, International Workshop Urban - 3D - Radar - Thermal Remote Sensing and Developing Countries. Ghent, Belgium, September 22, 2010.
  • Satellitenfernerkundung – Umweltüberwachung aus dem Weltraum. 550 Jahrfeier Universität Basel, 17.4.2010, Liestal.
  • Fast and slow environmental processes? Examples from the Abisko Mountains - May 5, 2009, Abisko Scientific Research Station/Sweden
  • EARSeL - networking across Europe sind 1/3 of a century – June 16, 2009, Opening Session, 29th EARSeL Symposium Chania/Greece
  • Von Schlafwandlern und Klimawadlern - Stand der Forschung zum Klimawandel – September 21, 2009, Sun21 Energiegespräche im Wenkenhof
  • Stand der Forschung zum Klimawandel – November 2, 2009, Jubiläums¬veran¬stal¬tung Energiestadt Reinach
  • Warum ist Luft in der Höhe dünner ? - 15.10.2009, SF-Fernsehen, Beitrag für Einstein
  • Regionale Klimamodelle und Klimaprognosen. Fachtagung Historische Gärten im Klimawandel Badenweiler, Gartennetz Deutschland und Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt. 10.4.2008
  • Integration of Satellite Data for Climate Change Studies. International Symposium 100 Years Cairo University, Cairo. 9.6.2008
  • How Mega-Cities Contribute to Climate Change. International Symposium 100 Years Cairo University, Cairo. 10.6.2008
  • Digital Image Analysis and Geo-Information Systems in Meteorology and Geosciences. Symposium Competence Centre Computational Sciences (CCCS), Universität Basel. 16.7.2008
  • Urban Climate Research at MCR Lab Basel – A Brief Overwiew. German – Japanese Conference on Urban Climate and Planning, Universities Freiburg & Basel. 9.10.2008
  • Spatial Distribution of Heat Fluxes of Basel During BUBBLE – A Remote Sensing Approach. German – Japanese Conference on Urban Climate and Planning, Universities Freiburg & Basel. 9.10.2008
  • System Klima. Vortrag im Rahmen der MGU-Vorlesung Umwelt¬wissenschaften. Universität Basel. 28.10.2008
  • Untersuchungen zum Stadtklima von Kairo. Arbeitskreis Klima der Deutschen Gesell-schaft für Geographie, Universität Aachen. 31.10.2008
  • REKLISO - Regionale Klimaanalyse Südlicher Oberrhein - Ziele, Methoden und Datengrundlagen 26.1.2007, Umweltministerium Baden-Württemberg und Regional-verband Südl. OberrheinFreiburg
  • Meteorologie in Basel – Methoden und Projekte, DUW Kolloquium 3.4.06 Basel
  • Von Schlafwandlern und Klimawandlern, Vortrag Nano-Physik 8.5.07 Basel
  • Meteorologie und Klimaforschung an der Uni Basel, Café scientifique 13.5.07 Basel
  • REKLISO – A climate analysis for regional planning based on remote sensing and GIS techniques, Keynote lecture, First Czech GIS – Conference 29.5.07 Mikulov
  • Betrachtungen zum städtischen Wärmeinseleffekt mit Hilfe von Satelliten¬daten, Trinationale DGPF/SGBPF-Tagung, 21.6.07 Muttenz
  • Klimawandel Handlungsbedarf und Handlungsmöglichkeiten - global – national – lokal - 15.9.07 Umweltdezernat Reinach
  • KABA, CAMPAS/CH und REKLISO – Regionale Klimaanalysen für die kommunale und regionale Planung, Umweltschutzkommission der Stadt Weil 17.9.07
  • Die Bedeutung von Parks und Grünanlagen für das Klima grosser Städte, Herbstkolloquium Graduiertenkolleg Stadtökologie, Humboldt-Universität Berlin 18.10.07
  • Klima und Fernerkundung, Fest-Kolloquium Prof. W. Endlicher, Humboldt-Universität Berlin 19.10.07
  • Scientific approaches for urban climate studies, University Cairo, Institute for Meteorology and Astronomy, 1.12.07
  • The contribution of satellite based Earth observation to global change research, Egyptian Meteorological Authority EMA, Cairo 2.12.07
  • The urban climate – seen from a satellite perspective. Kroatische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Zagreb, Kroatien, 24.4.2006
  • The contribution of satellite Earth observation to global change research. Universität Zagreb, Kroatien, 25. 4. 2006
  • The urban climate – seen from a satellite perspective. Technische Universität Istanbul, Türkei, 6.5.2006
  • Climate Analysis for Local and Regional Planning - Examples from Central Europe. University British Columbia, Vancouver, 13. 9.2006
  • Die räumliche Verteilung der städtischen Energiebilanz – abgeleitet aus Satellitendaten Sitzung des Arbeitskreises Klima der Deutschen Gesellschaft f. Geographie, Passau, Deutschland, 3. 11.2006
  • Zur Wirkung von Grünflächen auf das urbane Klima. Sitzung des Arbeitskreises Klima der Deutschen Gesellschaft f. Geographie, Passau, Deutschland, 5. 11.2006
  • Consequences of the urban radiation and heat budget for urban planning. University Kobe/Japan. 25.6.2005.
  • Benefits from Space for Climate Change Studies. EURISY-Conference Genf, 8.9.2005.
  • Heat Fluxes of Urban Surfaces Results from the BUBBLE Experiment. International Urban Climate Conference Tsukuba/Japan, 1. – 4.12.2005
  • Climate Analysis REKLISO - Conception and Results. International Urban Climate Conference Tsukuba/Japan, 1. – 4.12.2005
  • Climate Analysis for Local and Regional Planning - Examples from Central Europe. Urban Climate Workshop Nagano/Japan, 4.12.2005.

Reviewer

International Journals:

  • International Journal of Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Theoretical and Applied Climatology
  • International Journal of Climatology
  • Journal of Applied Remote Sensing
  • Journal of Environmental Management
  • Erdkunde
  • Geografiska Annaler
  • Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres
  • Landscape and Urban Planning
  • Plant and Soil
  • International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
  • Criticial Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology

Science Foundations etc.:

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Bonn
  • Swedish National Science Foundation
  • Czech Science Foundation (GACR)
  • Sparkling Science, Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung Österreich
  • Commission des Affaires Spatial (CFAS)/Schweiz
  • CFAS-PRODEX-Program Committee (Programme de Développement d’Expériences Scientifiques der European Space Agency ESA)
  • Reisestipendienkommission SANW
  • Earth Science Advisory Committee (ESAC) of European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Evaluation committee at WegnerCenter for Climate Research at University Graz/Austria
  • Scientific Advisory Board Competence Center “Design of living space”, Technical University Berlin/Germany
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