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

Articles in 2016

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

Coral atolls indicate birth of Indian monsoon
Christian Betzler is a geologist and explains the connection between coral atolls and the birth of the Indian monsoon. Read more.

How mysterious clouds are related to climate
Heike Konow is a meteorologist and measured the clouds near the Caribbean island Barbados. Read more

Why They Drive Sugar-powered Cars in Brazil
Daniele Vieira do Nascimento about technology diffusion and the flex-fuel boom in Brazil . Read more.

Strategy mix can mitigate the climate impacts on EU farmlands
Natalie Trapp investigated the economic impacts of climate change for agriculture in the EU. Read more.

Extraterrestrial impacts: When rock flows like water
Ulrich Riller explains his research on extraterrestrial meteorite impacts and the behavior of the sourrounding material. Read more.

Rainforest clearing
Michael Köhl explains the effects of the interntional climate agreement on the tropical rainforest. Read more.

How island communities are adapting to rising sea levels
The geographer Jan Petzold is currently investigating how coastal residents are adapting to rising sea levels. Read more

Mosses reduce methane emissions in wetlands
Christian Knoblauch shows that not just microorganisms but also plants have a major influence on the formation and release of methane. Read more.

Ocean salinity explains climate phenomena
Julia Köhler uses satellite data to identify changes in ocean salinity around the globe. Read more.

There are more than three trillion trees in the world
Peter Borchardt has studied a unique ecosystem in Kyrgyzstan, and in so doing has provided a basis for counting the number of trees around the globe. Read more.

Fishing grounds off the coast of southwest Africa: not yet affected by climate change
Kay Emeis is researching whether the ecological changes off the coast of southwest Africa are the product of climate change. Read more.

Offshore wind parks: Germany’s subsidies are too generous
Michael Funke is investigating incentives that promote offshore wind parks. Read more.