Goals

  • Further development and optimisation of the urban climate model PALM-4U developed in Phase I
  • Establishment of PALM-4U as Community Model
  • Development of expert tools for scientific users
  • Continuation of long-term observations
  • Specific measurements for model evaluation
  • General and application-specific model evaluation of PALM-4U
  • International establishment of PALM-4U
  • Development and operationalization of an Open Source based data management system
  • Provision of data, tools and concepts in open data portals
  • Long-term provision of quality assured PALM-4U versions
  • Scientific contributions to international urban climate research
  • Opening up new fields of application for PALM-4U and their implementation
  • Review and further development of practical suitability of PALM-4U for different user groups
  • Development and implementation of measures for capacity building in practice as well as service and support offers for users in practice