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

Articles in 2014

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

Climate Risks in Southern China: Finding a Strategy for the Pearl River Delta
Dr. Liang Yang is a geographer at Universität Hamburg’s Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. He has developed future scenarios for China’s Pearl River delta. Read more.

Will Climate Change Fertilize the Sahara? Prof. Martin Claußen, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) has analyzed whether climatic warming will revegetate the Sahara. Read more.

Climate Models Can Now Incorporate “Deep Waves”
The oceanographer Prof. Detlef Stammer is one of CliSAP deputy chairs and director of the Center for Earth System Science and Sustainability (CEN) at Universität Hamburg. Read more.

Climate-related Conflicts in Kenya Are Avoidable
CliSAP researcher Dr. Grace Wambui Ngaruiya has investigated Kenya’s climate change adaptability. Read more.

Regional Models Offer Insights into Climate Change
Geologist Dr. Katharina Klehmet has applied a regional climate model to one of the remotest terrains on the planet: Siberia. Read more.

Human Impact on Elbe River Remains Severe
Geologist Dr. Thorben Amann has investigated carbon and silicon cycles following the Elbe from Hamburg’s harbour to the river’s estuary. Read more.

The transformation of iron in volcanic clouds
Geophysicist Dr. Gholam Ali Hoshyaripour has analyzed the modulation of ash iron in volcanic plumes. Read more.

What is the Value of the Rain Forest?
Dr. Daniel Plugge holds a Diplom in wood science. He is working for Universität Hamburg’s Institute for World Forestry. Read more.

New Paths: How Attitudes Towards Climate Protection Could Change
Jasmin Link combines Mathematics with Sociology and answers the question what  typewriters have in common with climate change. Read more.

Variations in Ocean Currents: How Accurate can Prognoses be?
Oceanographer Bente Tiedje has researched the reliability of prognoses regarding Atlantic Ocean currents. Read more.

Climate-Friendly Heating: Reservations Remain, Knowledge Still Lacking
Johanna Matzat is a sociologist. Her research explains how prejudices and routines influence heating choices. Read more.

Dynamic Computational Grids Improve Storm Surge Models
Oceanographer Nicole Beisiegel has explored the development of computational models of hurricanes and typhoons. Read more.