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Vortrag von Mag. Anna Wonaschütz, PhD

"Rauchende Kamine, blauer Dunst und Feinstaub: Aerosole und die menschliche Gesundheit", beim Junior Science Club des Stadtschulrats für Wien, Wipplingerstraße 28, 1010 Wien, Österreich am 9.5.2017

A-LIFE campaign: begin of aircraft field experiment in Cyprus, 3 - 30 April 2017

After two successful test flights, the A-LIFE (www.a-life.at) aircraft field experiment started today (3 April 2017). The field campaign is the core activity of the A-LIFE ERC project. For A-LIFE, we equipped the Falcon research...

Vortrag von Dr. Gerhard Steiner im Planetarium Wien

"Die Wolke im Bierglas" - Über die grundlegenden Mechanismen der Wolkenbildung

New study in Nature: Biofuel blending reduces soot emissions from aircraft

A new study in the scientific journal Nature shows that a fuel blend with 50 percent biofuel reduces soot particle emissions of aircraft by 50 to 70 percent compared to conventional fuel.

Erkundungen am Himmel - Prof. Weinzierl im Interview mit dem Junge Akademie Magazin

Warum selbst die besten Computer an einer genauen Wettervorhersage scheitern.

NASA Group Achievement Award für Bernadett Weinzierl

Aerosolphysikerin Bernadett Weinzierl bekam von der NASA für ihre Arbeit im Rahmen der ACCESS-II-Messkampagne den NASA Group Achievement Award verliehen.

Safe the date: 10 to 16 July 2017 – Summer School "Basic Aerosol Science" at the University of Vienna

The summer school offers a broad education in aerosol science. Besides lectures there will be discussions, and a field experiment. The teachers of this summer school are European leading experts in the field of aerosol science.

Mag. Andrea Pölz – new member of our group since 1 December 2016

Andrea Pölz started her work as a PhD student in the Aerosol Physics & Environmental Physics group at the beginning of December 2016.


Artikel über GEMMA:

Einer Methode zur Untersuchung von Proteinen, Liposomen und Viren - erschienen im Chemiereport 2016.7 (Univ.-Prof. Dr. i.R. Wladyslaw Szymanski).

New pre-doc position available

Our group is looking for a new pre-doc in the field of aerosol mass spectrometry.

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Univ-Prof. Dr. Bernadett Weinzierl
Boltzmanngasse 5, 1090 Wien Austria
Phone: +43-1-4277-73412
e-mail: bernadett.weinzierl@univie.ac.at

Andrea Kopecký
Boltzmanngasse 5, 1090 Wien Austria
Fax: +43-1-4277-51186
e-mail: andrea.kopecky@univie.ac.at

Interested in joining the group?

Currently we can offer a number of interesting projects for a master thesis




Research Activities of the AEP Group

Aerosols are small solid or liquid particles suspended in air, ranging in size from molecular clusters to particles and small droplets with diameters of several hundred micrometers. Small particles are inhalable and can be detrimental to human health. Atmospheric aerosols are highly heterogeneous in space and time, and are difficult to implement into climate models. Aerosols influence atmospheric radiative transfer and the hydrological cycle, and their interaction with clouds is a major source of uncertainty for future climate predictions.

The AEP group is oriented towards basic aerosol science. Currently, research focuses on the following topics:
1) airborne aerosol measurements,
2) abundance and properties of cloud condensation nuclei,
3) measurement and intercomparison of measurement methods for black and brown carbon in aerosols,
4) nucleation and nanoparticle formation in ambient and laboratory settings,
microphysical and optical properties of non-spherical particles such as mineral dust and volcanic ash,
impacts of meteorology and biogenic contributions on ambient atmospheric aerosols,
7) development of new measurement methods for the characterization of nanometer-sized particles.

A particular strength of the group is in the development, adaptation and testing of measurement techniques, with a long track record of ground-breaking designs and technologies. Inter-disciplinary research investigates zones in exoplanetary systems supporting life based on solvents other than water. Current research is continually integrated into lectures and lab classes on aerosol science, environmental science and global change.

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