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

Patrick Pieper

Doctoral Candidate (external funding)


Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN)
Institute of Oceanography (IfM)
Room 337
Bundesstraße 53
20146 Hamburg

+49 40 42838 7481

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Thesis subject

The Role of the Land Surface for the Seasonal Predictability of Droughts.

Research interests

The depiction of precipitation in models and its evaluation through observations. Classification of droughts through distributional analyses. Further interests widely range from socio-economic impacts of climate change to the occurrence probability and definition of extreme events.