Prof. Dr. Uwe Schlink

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Prof. Dr. Uwe Schlink
Senior researcher

Department Urban & Environmental Sociology
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

tel.: +49 341 / 235 1554
fax: +49 341 / 235 45 1554
Uwe Schlink

Uwe Schlink


Research Interests

  • Urban climate research, thermal comfort, urban air quality
  • Personal exposure and vulnerability with extreme environmental situations in urban areas
  • Statistical modelling, Bayesian inference


Professional and Academic Career

since 2013

Senior reseacher at the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology

since 2009

Professor at the Institute of Meteorology,
University of Leipzig

2008-2009

Interim Professor at the Institute of Meteorology,
University of Leipzig

1998

Guest scientist at the Department of Automatic Control
Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy

1992-2012

Senior scientist for human exposure research at the
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

1995

PhD at the Institute of Meteorology, University of Leipzig;
Subject: Statistical Modelling of Air Quality

1987-1992

Landesuntersuchungsanstalt des Gesundheits- und
Veterinärwesens in Sachsen, Zwickau
Scientist for Environmental Pollution and Hygiene

1985-1987

Forschungszentrum Elektron. Bauelemente, Teltow,
Development engineer thick film materials

1980-1985

Diploma in Physics (theoretical physics),
Technische Universität Dresden


Publications

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2017 (3)
2016 (2)
2015 (3)
2014 (4)
2013 (4)
2012 (10)
2011 (10)
2010 (10)
2009 (9)

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2017 (3)

  • Großmann, K., Franck, U., Heyde, M., Schlink, U., Schwarz, N., Stark, K., (2017):
    Sozial-räumliche Aspekte der Anpassung an Hitze in Städten
    In: Marx, A., (Hrsg.)
    Klimaanpassung in Forschung und Politik
    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH - Springer Spektrum, Wiesbaden, S. 199 - 213
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  • Rösch, C., Wissenbach, D.K., Franck, U., Wendisch, M., Schlink, U., (2017):
    Degradation of indoor limonene by outdoor ozone: A cascade of secondary organic aerosols
    Environ. Pollut. 226 , 463 - 472
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  • Swamy, G., Shiva Nagendra, S.M., Schlink, U., (2017):
    Urban heat island (UHI) influence on secondary pollutant formation in a tropical humid environment
    J. Air Waste Manage. Assoc. 67 (10), 1080 - 1091
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2016 (2)

  • Schlink, U., Röder, S., Kohajda, T., Wissenbach, D.K., Franck, U., Lehmann, I., (2016):
    A framework to interpret passively sampled indoor-air VOC concentrations in health studies
    Build. Environ. 105 , 198 - 209
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  • Wissenbach, D.K., Winkler, B., Otto, W., Kohajda, T., Roeder, S., Müller, A., Hoeke, H., Matysik, S., Schlink, U., Borte, M., Herbarth, O., Lehmann, I., von Bergen, M., (2016):
    Long-term indoor VOC concentrations assessment a trend analysis of distribution, disposition, and personal exposure in cohort study samples
    Air Qual. Atmos. Health 9 (8), 941 - 950
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2015 (3)

  • Reis, S., Seto, E., Northcross, A., Quinn, N.W.T., Convertino, M., Jones, R.L., Maier, H.R., Schlink, U., Steinle, S., Vieno, M., Wimberly, M.C., (2015):
    Integrating modelling and smart sensors for environmental and human health
    Environ. Modell. Softw. 74 , 238 - 246
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  • Rösch, C., Wissenbach, D.K., von Bergen, M., Franck, U., Wendisch, M., Schlink, U., (2015):
    The lasting effect of limonene-induced particle formation on air quality in a genuine indoor environment
    Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22 (18), 14209 - 14219
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  • Schlink, U., Koch, F., Helbig, C., Bilke, L., (2015):
    Visualisierung des Stadtklimas
    Leipzigs Wandel im Spiegel der Stadtforschung am UFZ
    Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung - UFZ, Leipzig, S. 10 - 11
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2014 (4)

  • Banzhaf, E., de la Barrera, F., Kindler, A., Reyes-Paecke, S., Schlink, U., Welz, J., Kabisch, S., (2014):
    A conceptual framework for integrated analysis of environmental quality and quality of life
    Ecol. Indic. 45 , 664 - 668
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  • Rösch, C., Kohajda, T., Röder, S., von Bergen, M., Schlink, U., (2014):
    Relationship between sources and patterns of VOCs in indoor air
    Atmos. Pollut. Res. 5 (1), 129 - 137
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  • Schlink, U., Fischer, G., (2014):
    A Bayesian Maximum Entropy scheme for the assimilation of mobile recordings with simulations of urban micrometeorological data
    In: Ames, D.P., Quinn, N.W.T., Rizzoli, A.E., (eds.)
    Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs), June 15-19, San Diego, California, USA
    International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), Manno, p. 1 - 6
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  • Schlink, U., Kindler, A., Großmann, K., Schwarz, N., Franck, U., (2014):
    The temperature recorded by simulated mobile receptors is an indicator for the thermal exposure of the urban inhabitants
    Ecol. Indic. 36 , 607 - 616
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2013 (4)

  • Franck, U., Krüger, M., Schwarz, N., Großmann, K., Röder, S., Schlink, U., (2013):
    Heat stress in urban areas: indoor and outdoor temperatures in different urban structure types and subjectively reported well-being during a heat wave in the city of Leipzig
    Meteorologische Zeitschrift 22 (2), 167 - 177
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  • Liu, L., Breitner, S., Schneider, A., Cyrys, J., Brüske, I., Franck, U., Schlink, U., Leitte, A., Herbarth, O., Wiedensohler, A., Wehner, B., Pan, X., Wichmann, H.-E., Peters, A., (2013):
    Size-fractioned particulate air pollution and cardiovascular emergency room visits in Beijing, China
    Environ. Res. 121 , 52 - 63
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  • Mueller, A., Schlink, U., Wichmann, G., Bauer, M., Graebsch, C., Schüürmann, G., Herbarth, O., (2013):
    Individual and combined effects of mycotoxins from typical indoor moulds
    Toxicol. Vitro 27 (6), 1970 - 1978
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  • Strebel, K., Espinosa, G., Giralt, F., Kindler, A., Rallo, R., Richter, M., Schlink, U., (2013):
    Modeling airborne benzene in space and time with self-organizing maps and Bayesian techniques
    Environ. Modell. Softw. 41 , 151 - 162
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2012 (10)

  • Bauer, M., Gräbsch, C., Schlink, U., Klopp, N., Illig, T., Krämer, U., von Berg, A., Schaaf, B., Borte, M., Heinrich, J., Herbarth, O., Lehmann, I., Röder, S., (2012):
    Genetic association between obstructive bronchitis and enzymes of oxidative stress
    Metab.-Clin. Exp. 61 (12), 1771 - 1779
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  • Franck, U., Krüger, M., Schwarz, N., Großmann, K., Lehmann, I., Röder, S., Schlink, U., (2012):
    Heat stress in urban areas: indoor and outdoor temperatures in different types of housing areas in the city of Leipzig and subjectively reported well-being
    In: Raabe, A., (Hrsg.)
    METTOOLS VIII - Tagungsband : 20.03.2012 - 22.03.2012 ; [an der Universität Leipzig ; eine Tagung des Fachausschusses Umweltmeteorologie FAUMET der Deutschen Meteorologischen Gesellschaft DMG e.V.]
    Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Meteorologie der Universität Leipzig 49
    Universität Leipzig, Institut für Meteorologie, Leipzig, S. 107 - 108
  • Franck, U., Röder, S., Schlink, U., Borte, M., Herbarth, O., Lehmann, I., (2012):
    Most relevant sources of indoor particles in children’s rooms and respiratory health effects of size-segregated particles
    In: Longhurst, J.W.S., Brebbia, C.A., (eds.)
    Air pollution XX
    WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 157
    WIT Press, Southampton, p. 457 - 468
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  • Großmann, K., Franck, U., Krüger, M., Schlink, U., Schwarz, N., Stark, K., (2012):
    Soziale Dimensionen von Hitzebelastung in Großstädten. Social dismensions of heat-stress in cities
    disP 48 (4), 56 - 68
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  • Leitte, A.M., Schlink, U., Herbarth, O., Wiedensohler, A., Pan, X.C., Hu, M., Wehner, B., Breitner, S., Peters, A., Wichmann, H.-E., Franck, U., (2012):
    Associations between size-segregated particle number concentrations and respiratory mortality in Beijing, China
    Int. J. Environ. Health Res. 22 (2), 119 - 133
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  • Leitte, A.M., Schlink, U., Wiedensohler, A., Pan, X.C., Hu, M., Wehner, B., Breitner, S., Peters, A., Herbarth, O., Wichmann, E., Lehmann, I., Franck, U., (2012):
    Size-segregated airborne particles and respiratory mortality in Beijing, China
    In: Singh, V., Price, H., Bartzis, J., Sokhi, R.S., (eds.)
    Proceedings 8th International Conference on Air Quality Science and Application, Athens, 19-23 March 2012
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, p. 44
  • Rösch, C., Schlink, U., Röder, S., Kohajda, T., Franck, U., Thiem, A., Lehmann, I., (2012):
    VOC-Muster in Leipziger Innenräumen
    In: Raabe, A., (Hrsg.)
    METTOOLS VIII - Tagungsband : 20.03.2012 - 22.03.2012 ; [an der Universität Leipzig ; eine Tagung des Fachausschusses Umweltmeteorologie FAUMET der Deutschen Meteorologischen Gesellschaft DMG e.V.]
    Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Meteorologie der Universität Leipzig 49
    Universität Leipzig, Institut für Meteorologie, Leipzig, S. 50 - 51
  • Schlink, U., Röder, S., Takacs, S., Kohajda, T., Franck, U., Thiem, A., Rösch, C., Lehmann, I., (2012):
    Volatile Organic Compounds in the indoor air of occupied apartments
    In: Raabe, A., (ed.)
    METTOOLS VIII - Tagungsband : 20.03.2012 - 22.03.2012 ; [an der Universität Leipzig ; eine Tagung des Fachausschusses Umweltmeteorologie FAUMET der Deutschen Meteorologischen Gesellschaft DMG e.V.]
    Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für Meteorologie der Universität Leipzig 49
    Universität Leipzig, Institut für Meteorologie, Leipzig, p. 37 - 38
  • Schwarz, N., Schlink, U., Franck, U., Großmann, K., (2012):
    Relationship of land surface and air temperatures and its implications for quantifying urban heat island indicators - an application for the city of Leipzig(Germany)
    Ecol. Indic. 18 , 693 - 704
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  • Thiem, A., Schlink, U., Pan, X.C., Hu, M., Peters, A., Wiedensohler, A., Breitner, S., Cyrys, J., Wehner, B., Rösch, C., Franck, U., (2012):
    Using non-negative matrix factorization for the identification of daily patterns of particulate air pollution in Beijing during 2004–2008
    Atmos. Chem. Phys. Diss. 12 (5), 13015 - 13052
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2011 (10)

  • Breitner, S., Liu, L., Cyrys, J., Brueske, I., Franck, U., Schlink, U., Leitte, A.M., Herbarth, O., Wiedensohler, A., Wehner, B., Hu, M., Pan, X.C., Wichmann, H.-E., Peters, A., (2011):
    Sub-micrometer particulate air pollution and cardiovascular mortality in Beijing, China
    Sci. Total Environ. 409 (24), 5196 - 5204
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  • Franck, U., Herbarth, O., Röder, S., Schlink, U., Borte, M., Diez, U., Krämer, U., Lehmann, I., (2011):
    Respiratory effects of indoor particles in young children are size dependent
    Sci. Total Environ. 409 (9), 1621 - 1631
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  • Herberth, G., Hinz, D., Röder, S., Schlink, U., Sack, U., Diez, U., Borte, M., Lehmann, I., (2011):
    Maternal immune status in pregnancy is related to offspring's immune responses and atopy risk
    Allergy 66 (8), 1065 - 1074
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  • Herberth, G., Hinz, D., Röder, S., Schlink, U., Sack, U., Diez, U., Borte, M., Lehmann, I., (2011):
    Maternal immune status in pregnancy: relation to offspring's immunity and allergy risk
    Allergy 66 (S94), 187 - 1074
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  • Leitte, A.M., Schlink, U., Herbarth, O., Wiedensohler, A., Pan, X.C., Hu, M., Richter, M., Wehner, B., Tuch, T., Wu, Z., Yang, M., Liu, L., Breitner, S., Cyrys, J., Peters, A., Wichmann, H.-E., Franck, U., (2011):
    Size-segregated particle number concentrations and respiratory emergency room visits in Beijing, China
    Environ. Health Perspect. 119 (4), 508 - 513
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  • Petrescu, C., Suciu, O., Inovici, R., Herbarth, O., Franck, U., Schlink, U., (2011):
    Respiratory health effects of air pollution with particles and modification due to climate parameters in an exposed population: long and short term study
    International Journal of Energy and Environment 5 (1), 102 - 112
  • Petrescu, C., Suciu, O., Ionovici, R., Herbarth, O., Franck, U., Schlink, U., (2011):
    Respiratory health effects of air pollution and climate parameters in the population of Drobeta Turnu-Severin, Romania
    In: Moldoveanu, A.M., (ed.)
    Air Pollution – New Developments
    InTech, Rijeka, p. 129 - 154
  • Pistocchi, A., Groenwold, J., Lahr, J., Loos, M., Mujica, M., Ragas, M.J., Rallo, R., Sala, S., Schlink, U., Strebel, K., Vighi, M., Vizcanio, P., (2011):
    Mapping cumulative environmental risks: examples from the EU NoMiracle project
    Environ. Model. Assess. 16 (2), 119 - 133
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  • Ragas, A.M.J., Oldenkamp, R., Preeker, N.L., Wernicke, J., Schlink, U., (2011):
    Cumulative risk assessment of chemical exposures in urban environments
    Environ. Int. 37 (5), 872 - 881
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  • Schlink, U., Ragas, A.M.J., (2011):
    Truncated Levy flights and agenda-based mobility are useful for the assessment of personal human exposure
    Environ. Pollut. 159 (8-9), 2061 - 2070
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2010 (10)

  • Herberth, G., Hinz, D., Roeder, S., Schlink, U., Diez, U., Borte, M., Lehmann, I., (2010):
    Innate versus adaptive immune response in newborns and their mothers: results from the LINA birth cohort study
    Allergy 65 (S92), 645 - 646
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  • Loos, M., Schipper, A.M., Schlink, U., Strebel, K., Ragas, A.M.J., (2010):
    Receptor-oriented approaches in wildlife and human exposure modelling: a comparative study
    Environ. Modell. Softw. 25 (4), 369 - 382
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  • Matysik, S., Ramadan, A.B., Schlink, U., (2010):
    Spatial and temporal variation of outdoor and indoor exposure of volatile organic compounds in Greater Cairo
    Atmos. Pollut. Res. 1 (2), 94 - 101
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  • Petrescu, C., Suciu, O., Inovici, R., Herbarth, O., Frank, U., Schlink, U., (2010):
    Respiratory health effects of air pollution and climate in an exposed population: long- and short- term study
    In: Andea, P., Kilyeni, S., Nicoara, M., (eds.)
    Selected Topics in Energy, Environment, Sustainable Development and Landscaping. 6th WSEAS International Conference on Energy, Environment, Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (EEESD '10); 3rd WSEAS International Conference on Landscape Architecture (LA '10), Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania; October 21-23, 2010
    World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), p. 95 - 100
  • Rudzok, S., Schlink, U., Herbarth, O., Bauer, M., (2010):
    Measuring and modeling of binary mixture effects of pharmaceuticals and nickel on cell viability/cytotoxicity in the human hepatoma derived cell line HepG2
    Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 244 (3), 336 - 343
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  • Rzehak, P., Scherag, A., Grallert, H., Sausenthaler, S., Koletzko, S., Bauer, C.P., Schaaf, B., von Berg, A., Berdel, D., Borte, M., Herbarth, O., Krämer, U., Illig, T., Wichmann, H.-E., Hebebrand, J., Heinrich, J., Schoetzau, A., Popescu, M., Mosetter, M., Schindler, J., Franke, K., Laubereau, B., Thaqi, A., Zirngibl, A., Zutavern, A., Filipiak, B., Gehring, U., Albrecht, B., Baumgart, A., Bollrath, C., Büttner, S., Diekamp, S., Gross, I., Jakob, T., Klemke, K.K., Kurpiun, K.S., Möllermann, M., Neusüss, J., Varhelyi, A., Zorn, C., Reinhard, D., Weigand, H., Antonie, I., Bäumler-Merl, B., Tasch, C., Göhlert, R., Sönnichsen, C., Grübl, A., Bartels, P., Brockow, I., Hoffmann, U., Lötzbeyer, F., Mayrl, R., Negele, K., Schill, E.M., Wolf, B., Link, E., Sugiri, D., Ranft, U., Bolte, G., Belcredi, P., Jacob, B., Höhnke, A., Schulz, R., Sierig, G., Mirow, K., Gebauer, C., Schulze, B., Hainich, J., Sack, U., Emmrich, F., Scholten, C., Diez, U., Rehwagen, M., Schlink, U., Franck, U., Jorks, A., Röder, S., Lehmann, I., Herberth, G., Daegelmann, C., Weiss, M., Albert, M., Fahlbusch, B., Bischof, W., Koch, A., Schins, R., Ring, J., Grosch, J., Weidinger, S., (2010):
    Associations between BMI and the FTO gene are age dependent: results from the GINI and LISA birth cohort studies up to age 6 years
    Obes. Facts 3 (3), 173 - 180
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  • Schlink, U., Strebel, K., Loos, M., Tuchscherer, R., Richter, M., Lange, T., Wernicke, J., Ragas, A., (2010):
    Evaluation of human mobility models, for exposure to air pollutants
    Sci. Total Environ. 408 (18), 3918 - 3930
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  • Schlink, U., Thiem, A., (2010):
    Non-negative Matrix Factorization for the identification of patterns of atmospheric pressure and geopotential for the Northern Hemisphere
    Int. J. Climatol. 30 (6), 909 - 925
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  • Schlink, U., Thiem, A., Kohajda, T., Richter, M., Strebel, K., (2010):
    Quantile regression of indoor air concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOC)
    Sci. Total Environ. 408 (18), 3840 - 3851
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  • Strebel, K., Rolle-Kampczyk, U., Richter, M., Kindler, A., Richter, T., Schlink, U., (2010):
    A rigorous small area modelling-study for the helicobacter pylori epidemiology
    Sci. Total Environ. 408 (18), 3931 - 3942
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2009 (9)

  • Leitte, A.M., Petrescu, C., Franck, U., Richter, M., Suciu, O., Ionovici, R., Herbarth, O., Schlink, U., (2009):
    Respiratory health, effects of ambient air pollution and its modification by air humidity in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania
    Sci. Total Environ. 407 (13), 4004 - 4011
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  • Leitte, A.M., Schlink, U., Wehner, B., Tuch, T., Wiedensohler, A., Breitner, S., Brüske-Hohlfeld, I., Peters, A., Zhu, T., Hu, M., Pan, X.C., Franck, U., (2009):
    Short-term effects of submicron particulate air pollution on respiratory mortality in Beijing, China
    Proceedings of the 7th International conference on 'Air Quality 2009' in Istanbul
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, p. 129 - 132
  • Leitte, A.M., Schlink, U., Wehner, B., Tuch, T., Wiedensohler, A., Breitner, S., Brüske-Hohlfeld, I., Peters, A., Zhu, T., Hu, M., Pan, X.C., Franck, U., (2009):
    Short-term effects of submicron particulate air pollution on respiratory mortality in Beijing, China
    In: Hu, R.-M., (ed.)
    Abstracts of the 7th International conference on 'Air Quality 2009' in Istanbul
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, p. 94
  • Müller, A., Wichmann, G., Massolo, L., Porta, A., Schlink, U., Ronco, A., Herbarth, O., (2009):
    Risk assessment of airborne particles and volatile organic compounds from industrial areas
    In: Newbury, H., De Lorne, W., (eds.)
    Industrial pollution including oil spills
    Air, Water and Soil Pollution Science and Technology
    Nova Science Publishers, New York, p. 101 - 144
  • Petrescu, C., Leitte, A., Budu, D.M., Franck, U., Ionovici, R., Richter, M., Suciu, O., Herbarth, O., Schlink, U., (2009):
    Modeling of airborne chemical stressors and climate factors combined action on the respiratory health of the population in Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania
    Proceedings 11th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2009), Chania, Crete, Greece, 3. - 5. September 2009
    p. A-1124 - A-1131
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  • Weber, N., Haase, D., Tuch, T., Schlink, U., Franck, U., (2009):
    Combined urban exposure by airborne particles and noise
    Proceedings of the 7th International conference on 'Air Quality 2009' in Istanbul
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, p. 125 - 128
  • Weber, N., Haase, D., Tuch, T., Schlink, U., Franck, U., (2009):
    Combined urban exposure by airborne particles and noise
    In: Francis, X.V., Khaiwal, R., Chemel, C., Newbold, J., Incecik, S., Kahya, C., Sokhi, R.S., (eds.)
    Proceedings 7th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, Istanbul, 24-27 March 2009
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, p. 4
  • Weber, N., Haase, D., Tuch, T., Schlink, U., Franck, U., (2009):
    Combined urban exposure by airborne particles and noise
    In: Hu, R.-M., (ed.)
    Abstracts of the 7th International conference on Air Quality 2009 in Istanbul
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, p. 92
  • Wichmann, F.A., Müller, A., Busi, L.E., Cianni, N., Massolo, L., Schlink, U., Porta, A., Sly, P.D., (2009):
    Increased asthma and respiratory symptoms in children exposed to petrochemical pollution
    J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 123 (3), 632 - 638
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