1. 28.07.2016

    Climate-KIC summer school: the springboard for sustainable start-ups

    Last Monday, 39 master’s students from all across the world embarked on a five-week summer school called Climate-KIC—The Journey. At Universität Hamburg’s Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), two weeks of the program are dedicated to prepping participants for devising...

  2. 19.07.2016

    Researchers simulate the emergence of leads in sea ice

    Scientists from the Alfred-Wegener-Institute (AWI) and the University of Hamburg have succeeded in realistically simulating the emergence of large channels in the Artic sea ice in a computer model. This allows the modelling of the heat fluxes between the ocean, ice and the atmosphere.

  3. 12.07.2016

    Supercomputer for earth system science starts operation

    The expansion of the high-performance computer Mistral at the German Climate Computing Center (DRKZ) is finished. Using Mistral, climate researchers are able to perform climate simulations at a higher resolution, to include additional processes in earth system models, or to reduce uncertainties in...

  4. 30.06.2016

    Browser game UrbanClimateArchitect competes in New York

    Though the natural sciences tend to be facts-oriented, from time to time they make forays into more playful contexts. A primary example: the Games for Change Festival, held June 23 and 24 in New York, where the Cluster of Excellence for climate research CliSAP was the only university and...