CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".

The 2014 Köppen Prize is awarded to Jonathan Donges


Dr. Jonathan Friedemann Donges received this year’s Wladimir Peter Köppen Prize, awarded by the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. The jury described his dissertation, submitted to Berlin’s Humboldt Universität, as an innovative and outstanding contribution to current climate research.

Received the Köppen Prize: Dr. Jonathan Donges

Donges investigated whether simplified models can be used to gain an understanding of the climate system. To do so he described its essential structure using a network of subcomponents like atmosphere, ocean and land surface, which mutually more