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

Articles in 2015

Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Read the articles in 2013:

Urgent need to explain climate policy
Michael Brüggemann is analyzing the media coverage on climate change — for example during the climate conference. Read more.

Will the climate phenomenon El Niño mean a harsh winter for Hamburg?
Johanna Baehr
is a Professor at the Institute of Oceanography and an expert on seasonal prognoses. Read more.

Large-scale offshore wind parks offer a cooling effect on land
Meteorologist Marita Boettcher is exploring the influence of offshore wind power on the regional climate. Read more.

Intact natural habitats help to reduce greenhouse gases
Environmental scientist Dr. Kerstin Jantke works at the Research Unit Sustainability and Global Change.  Read more.

Barium in microfossils confirms climatic changes in the Mediterranean
Geologist Valerie Menke focuses on using microscopic life forms to reconstruct climatic changes that took place in the Mediterranean. Read more.

Flooding and Evacuation: Using Mathematical Models to Predict Affected Areas
Anja Jeschke developed a mathematical model that allows to accurately simulate extreme scenarios. Read more.

A Cultural anthropologist in climate research
Dr. Werner Krauß is a fellow of the Cluster of Excellence in the project "Understanding Science in Interaction". Read more.

CSI climate change: In search of CO2 rivals
Prof. Dr. Hans von Storch is one of the HZG and professor at Universität Hamburg’s Meteorological Institute. He solved the case of the warming temperature in the Baltic region. Read more.

Survey on centennial-scale drought: Environmental refugees not involved in protests
Dr. Christiane Fröhlich is working at Universität Hamburg’s Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy and is a member of the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP.  Read more.

Exciting news from the edge: Measuring the snow cover on Arctic ice
Dr. Nina Maaß researches remote sensing methods for Arctic ice at the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. Read more.

Climate formulas: Even extreme weather follows rules
Prof. Valerio Lucarini is a theoretical meteorologist at the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. He translates extreme weather phenomena into strict mathematical formulas. Read more.