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Urszula Parra Maza

Urszula Parra Maza

PhD student
group: Regional Coupling of Ecosystem-Atmosphere
room: 266
fax: +49 8821 183 247
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  • Since 12/2012:  PhD-Student at the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Environmental Research - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • PhD Thesis: Assessment of Air Quality-Related Human Health Effects under a Changing Climate led by Prof. Dr. Almut Arneth/Dr. Peter Suppan

Research interests

  • Regional scale air quality modelling using Weather Research and Forecasting Model coupled with Chemistry (WRF-Chem)
  • Health effects of air pollution exposure in cities
  • Influence of future climate and emissions on regional air quality
  • Strategies for climate change mitigation and adaptation with health co-benefits

Awards and Fellowships

  • 03/2011 – 12/2011:Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU) Scholarship Programme
  • Since 12/2012:Fellow and Scholar of the Helmholtz Graduate School for Climate and Environment (GRACE), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Since 04/2013:Fellow of the MICMoR Research School, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, IMK-IFU