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Competence

 

Personal data:

Name:

Dr. rer. nat. Dirk Duetemeyer

Profession:

Geographer

 

Education:

1987 - 1995

Degree of Geography at the Westfälische-Wilhelms-University of Münster/Germany, with special interests in landscape ecology and physical geography and subsidiary subjects geophysics and botany.
Dissertation of diploma: „Weather observatory Lathen/Germany - Potential site for wind power plants and a new European-Wind-Atlas-Station after verifying the WASP-Program“.
Certificate: Geographer, Diploma (Grade: very good).

1999

PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the faculty of Bio- and Geosciences, Landscape Architecture of the University of Essen, Essen, Germany.
PhD thesis: „Urban-orographic boundary layer wind systems in the outskirts of Cologne/Germany.“
(Grade: with honour (summa cum laude)).

2003

Start-up grant at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen, Essen, Germany.

 

Professional history:

1995 - 1999

Scientific employee at the Institute of Ecology, Dpt. of Landscape Ecology of the University of Essen, Essen, Germany, scopes of work: urban climatology and topoclimatology.

1999 - 2002

Scientific assistant at the Institute of Ecology, Dpt. of Applied Climatology and Landscape Ecology of the University of Essen, Essen, Germany, scopes of work: urban climatology, topoclimatology, air quality control and landscape ecology.

2002 - 2004

Freelanced consultant for urban climatology and topoclimatology and authorized teacher and examiner at the Institute of Ecology of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, scopes of work: urban climatology, topoclimatology, air quality control and landscape ecology.

2004

Starting up of the consulting office " Dr. Duetemeyer Environmental Meteorology & Computer Services" in Essen, Germany.

2007 - 2015

Sideline scientific employee at the Institute of Geography, Dpt. of Applied Climatology and Landscape Ecology of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen, Germany, scopes of work:

Planning and realization of a part of the project " » dynaklim - Dynamic Adaptation of Regional Planning and Development Processes to the Effects of Climate Change in the Emscher-Lippe Region (Northern Ruhr Basin)" within the research fund " Regional competition KLIMZUG" of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany.

Management of the MUNLV-NRW-funded project „Guideline to urban climate for adaptation to climate change" .

Application support to the municipality of the city of Essen for the BMVBS-/BBR-/BBSR-Research Programm ExWoSt (Experimental Housing and Urban Development).

 

Scopes of work:

Applied boundary layer climatology with regard to urban and development planning, air quality control and biometeorology.

Experimental boundary layer climatology.

Theoretical landscape ecology.

Experience:

Consultancy, expertise:

More than 60 Expertises: see » list of references.

Research projects:

Coordinator of the interdisciplinary DFG research proposal „MIRLAP-RR: Measuring, Modelling and Assessing Regional Air Transport Processes with exemplary application to the Rhine/Ruhr conurbation" of the universities of Essen, Cologne und Münster (1998).

Assistance in the binational, interdisciplinary DFG/NSFC research proposal „ UCAPOBEIJ - Urban climate and air pollution investigations in Beijing, China, with special regards to urban planning“ (Beijing, 2002).

Planning and realization of the research project " improvement of urban climate" as part of the project " » dynaklim - Dynamic Adaptation of Regional Planning and Development Processes to the Effects of Climate Change in the Emscher-Lippe Region (Northern Ruhr Basin)" within the interdisciplinary research fund " Regional competition KLIMZUG" of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (since 2007).

 

Management of the MUNLV-NRW-funded project „Guideline to urban climate for adaptation to climate change" (2010).

 

Application support to the municipality of the city of Essen for the BMVBS-/BBR-/BBSR-Research Programm ExWoSt (Experimental Housing and Urban Development) (2010).

   

Teaching:

Lectures „Introduction to landscape and urban ecology“, " Introduction to human-biometeorology for medical students" , seminars „Wind power application in northwest Germany“, „Problems of landscape, and urban ecology" and „Regional climate change" (since 2008), practical training „Urban climatology" , exercise „Region geography of NRW" .

Examiner for „Urban climatology “ und „landscape / urban ecology“ at the faculty of Bio- and Geosciences, Landscape Architecture of the University of Essen, Essen, Germany (until 2003).

Part-time lectureships at the University of Applied Sciences of Osnabrück, Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Osnabrück, Germany, lecture: „Urban- and topoclimatology“ (2001) and at the Institute of Geographyof the University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen, Germany, lectures: „Geomorphologie“ (2007/2008) and „Special ecology/regional climate change" (since 2008).

Vocational training lectures for geography teachers at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation with the lecture „Regional processes of air exchange in conurbations“ (Bochum, Germany 1997). Lecture at the Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia - (ILS): „Climatological and technical aspects of protecting and developing urban climate “ (Dortmund, Germany 1999). Lecture at the Kerkhoff-Clinic Bad Nauheim, Dpt. Balneology: „Introduction to basic climatology“ (Bad Nauheim, Germany 2001). Lecture at the Studieninstitut Niederrein (SINN): „Legal and practical aspects of air pollution control" (Krefeld, Germany, 2005).

Other:

Co-author of the „Lexikon der Geographie“ (Lexicon of Geography) (Spektrum Akad. Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany) for 193 terms of the subjects „Wind“ und „Atmospheric stability“.

Several scientific » publications.

 

Presenations on international conferences:

04/2002, Beijing, China:

Binational, interdisciplinary DFG/NSFC workshop„ UCAPOBEIJ - Urban climate and air pollution investigations in Beijing, China, with special regards to urban planning“.

05/2001, Beijing, China:

Scientific exchange with the Institute of Geographic Sciences & Natural Resources Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

08/2000, Essen, Germany:

Binational, interdisciplinary workshop „Klimaanalyse fuer die Stadtplanung - 3rd Japanese-German Meeting“ at the University of Essen.

08/2000, Davis, CA, USA:

AMS-Symposium „Urban Environment“, granted by DFG.

09/1997, Kobe, Japan:

Binational, interdisciplinary workshop „Klimaanalyse fuer die Stadtplanung - 2nd Japanese-German Meeting“ at the Research Center for Urban Safety and Security of the Kobe University.

06/1996, Essen,Germany:

ICUC '96 - International Conference on Urban Climate.

 

Awards:

 

06/2000

Award for „outstanding PhD thesis“ of the winter semester 1999/2000 at the Faculty of Bio- and  Geosciences, Landscape Architecture of the University of Essen, Essen, Germany.

   
Honorary posts  
2008 - 2009 Chairman of the Working Group " WG Climate and Air" of the EIA-Association, Hamm, Germany.
since 2008

Member of the expert committee " Climate" of the Dept. II Environmental Meteorology of the Commission on Air Pollution Prevention of VDI and DIN - Standards Committee KRdL, Düsseldorf.

 

Since Dec. 2010 Chairman VDI- Group "Local Cold-Air" , VDI 3787 Bl. 5.

 

Since Dec. 2015 Chairman VDI- Group "Thermal Issues" , VDI 3787 Bl. 6.

 

   

 

 

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