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  1. 08.04.2009

    KlimaCampus participates in exhibition at the Foreign Ministry

    The exhibition "Expedition:Arktis" in Berlin shows the results of Prof. Lars Kaleschke concerning the decline in Arctic ice. Carmen Ulmen, expert for scientific visualization at the KlimaCampus, prepared a film from the data, showing the dramatic change. The exhibition at the Foreign Ministry will...

  2. 01.04.2009

    Clusters of Excellence meet in Bremen

    26 March 2009. Around 60 scientists from the Earth Science Clusters of Excellence in Bremen, Kiel and Hamburg participated on Thursday and Friday in a workshop in Bremen. Two more workshops of this type are planned so that the scientists in the three clusters can get to know one another and find...

  3. 26.11.2008

    Can porpoises be saved by pingers?

    How does climate change affect marine algae? Can ctenophores act as water filters in the sea? Answers to these and other ecological questions were sought by young researchers from northern Germany in the North and Baltic Seas.

  4. 21.11.2008

    Martin Claussen joins Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

    Prof. Dr. Martin Claussen, Professor of Meteorology at the University of Hamburg and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), has been elected Ordinary Member of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. All members who were elected to the Academy in the second...

  5. 02.10.2008

    Youth competition receives UNESCO Decade Project Award

    The youth competition "Research at Sea" was chosen by the German UNESCO Commission as "Decade Project for Sustainable Development 2008/2009".

    The jury, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Gerhard de Haan of the Free University of Berlin, praised the great fascination that the competition has for...

  6. 30.09.2008

    The green Sahara, a desert in bloom

    Reconstructing the climate of the past is an important tool for scientists to better understand and predict future climate changes that are the result of the present-day global warming. Although there is still little known about the Earth’s tropical and subtropical regions, these regions are thought...