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

Doctoral Theses

  • Karabil, S. (2017). Mechanisms of sea level variability in the Baltic Sea region for the period 1850 - 2100. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Xing, Y. (2017). Impact of large-scale climate variability on the Arabian Sea coastal upwelling system. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Petzold, J. (2017). Social Capital, Resilience and Adaptation on Small Islands: Climate Change on the Isles of Scilly. PhD Thesis, Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-52225-8.
  • Friedrich, T. (2017). Die Lokalisierung des Klimawandels auf den Philippinen. Rezeption, Reproduktion und Kommunikation des Klimawandeldiskurses auf Palawan. PhD Thesis, Springer VS, Wiesbaden. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-18232-8.
  • Süsser, D. (2016). People-Powered Local Energy Transition: Mitigating Climate Change with Commuity-Based Renewable Enegy in North Frisia. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Neumann, D., Matthias, V., & Emeis, K. (2016). The impact of sea salt emissions on the air quality in the North Sea and Baltic Sea regions. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Trümper, S. (2016). Nachhaltige Erinnerung im Journalismus (PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, 2016).
  • Varotsou, E. (2016). Transport variability-driving mechanisms in Flemish Pass at the western boundary of the Subpolar North Atlantic. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Mielke, C. L. (2015). The North Atlantic deep western boundary current: seasonal cycle, decadal variability and relation to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg. doi:10.17617/2.2095773.
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  • Xin, Y., Emeis, K., & Seifert, R. (2015). Nitrogen cycling in the northern Benguela Upwelling system based on the δ15N of chlorophyll pigment. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Yang, L. (2014). Climate change, water risks and urban responses in the Pearl River Delta, China. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Wambui Ngaruiya, G. (2014). Climate governance, rural livelihoods and social networks: Using the ecosystem service governance approach to analyse climate adaptation and resource conflict resolution in Kenya. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Böll, A. (2014). Reconstruction of the Holocene monsoon climate variability in the Arabian Sea based on alkenone sea surface temperature, primary productivity and denitrification proxies. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Bauer, W. (2013). Toward goal-oriented R-adaptive models in geophysical fluid dynamics using a generalized discretization approach. PhD Thesis, Hamburg University, Hamburg. doi:10.17617/2.1668145.
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  • Walter, B. (2013). Phytoplankton in deep convection: an experimental approach on the effect of temperature and short light conditions on growth and physiology. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Maaß, N. (2013). Remote sensing of sea ice thickness using SMOS data. PhD Thesis, University of Hamburg, Hamburg. doi:10.17617/2.1737721.
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  • Schilling, J. (2012). On Rains, Raids and Relations: A Multimethod Approach to Climate Change, Vulnerability, Adaptation and Violent Conflict in Northern Africa and Kenya. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Vanselow-Algan, M. (2014). Impact of summer drought on greenhouse gas fluxes and nitrogen availability in a restored bog ecosystem with differing plant communities. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Barcikowska, M. (2013). Variability and trends of tropical cyclones over the western North Pacific for the last decades. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Ivanova, A. (2015). Transnationalisierung von Öffentlichkeit am Beispiel des Klimawandels. Eine länder- und zeitvergleichende Analyse der Berichterstattung in Printmedien. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Ide, T. (2015). Towards Methodological Pluralism: an Empirical Evaluation of Research Methods for Assessing the Link between Climate Change and Violent Conflict. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Shu, K. (2014). Sustainable bioenergy use and climate change in China: a spatial agent model for the case of Jiangsu Province. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Barkhordarian, A. (2012). Detection of anthropogenic influence on climate change over the Mediterranean area. PhD Thesis.
  • Warns, A. (2013). Modelling the life cycle of cold-water dino agellates and diatoms - dynamics on seasonal and interannual time scales. PhD Thesis.
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  • Jansen, N. (2010). Chemical rock weathering in North America as source of dissolved silica and sink of atmospheric CO2. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Antcibor, I. (2014). Content, Distribution, and Translocation of Trace Elements in Permafrost-Affected Environments of the Siberian Arctic. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Rüggen, N. (2017). Estimatioin of current season carbon fluxes in the rhizosphere of a tundra wetland soil. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Vybornova, O. (2017). Effect of re-wetting on greenhouse gas emissions from different microtopes in a cut-over bog in Northern Germany. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Mahmud, S. (2016). Public Perception and Communication of Climate Change Risks in the Coastal Region of Bangladesh: A Grounded Theory Study. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Rösner, R. (2013). Response of plankton dynamic to inter annual climatic variation and trend. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Schönemann, D. (2014). Dynamical System Approach to the Potential Intensity of Tropical Cyclones. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Weiss, A. (2013). The silica and inorganic carbon system in tidal marshes of the Elbe estuary, Germany: Fluxes and spatio-temporal patterns. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Lorkowski, I. (2012). The Carbon Pump of the Northwest-European Shelf - Variability due to Phytoplankton Dynamics and Climate Change. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Amann, T. (2013). Spatio-temporal variability of carbon and silica fluxes through the inner Elbe estuary, Germany. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Bierstedt, S. (2015). Decadal to centennial variability of daily wind over Northern Europe and its application to migrating dunes in the Baltic Sea region. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Zubrzycki, S. (2013). Organic Carbon Pools in Permafrost-Affected Soils of Siberian Arctic Regions. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Maldonado, G. I. (2013). Socio-Territorial Vulnerability in Rural Areas: Globalization, Agrarian Transformation, and Rural-Urban-Linkages. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Antsibor, I. (2014). Content, Distribution, and Translocation of Trace Elements in Permafrost-Affected Environments of the Siberian Arctic. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Xin, Y. (2015). Nitrogen cycling in the northern Benguela Upwelling system based on the δ15N of chlorophyll pigment. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Schmidt, A. (2014). Public Communication about Climate Change and Climate Governance in Comparative Perspective. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Njoroge, J. (2015). Climate Change and Tourism: Sustainable Rebional Tourism Adaptation with a case study of Mombasa, Kenya. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Krüger, O. (2013). The informational value of pressure-based proxies for past storm activity. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Stephan, B. (2013). Not seeing the forest for the carbon in the trees? The role of fighting tropical deforestation in global climate governance. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Preuss, I.-M. (2013). In-situ studies of microbial CH4 oxidation efficiency in arctic wetland soils – Application of stable carbon isotopes. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Eckhardt, T. (2017). Partitioning carbon fluxes in a permafrost landscape. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Hansen, K. (2015). Ecosystem functions of tidal marsh soils of the Elbe estuary. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Biri, S. (2013). On Dynamical Causes of Eddy Variability in the Ocean. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Schmidt, K. (2014). Plants in urban environments in relation to global change drivers at different scales. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Menzel, P. (2014). Reconstruction of the Holocene Indian monsoon climate variability based on biogeochemical analyses of lake sediments. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Daneke, C. (2013). Climate related urban land use modelling for the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg. PhD Thesis.
  • Kolusu, S. (2013). Determination of methyl halide emissions by a mesoscale atmospheric model. PhD Thesis.
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  • Wiesner, S. (2013). Observing the impact of soils on local urban climate. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hambug.
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  • Glanemann, N. (2014). An economic analysis of the issues and challenges in climate policy decision making. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Wilkens, N. (2014). Pine Island Glacier - A 3D full-Stokes model study. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Zhang, D. (2012). Climate Variability in East Asia in Simulations and Reconstructions in the Last 1200 Years. PhD Thesis.
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  • Xia, L. (2013). Long-term variability of storm track characteristics. PhD Thesis.
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  • Niederdrenk, A. L. (2013). The Arctic hydrologic cycle and its variability in a regional coupled climate model. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Hünicke, B. (2008). Atmospheric forcing of decadal Baltic Sea level variability in the last 200 years: a statistical analysis. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Avagyan, A. (2013). Spatial variability and seasonal dynamics of dissolved organic matter in surface and soil pore waters in mire-forest landscapes in the Komi Republic, Northwest-Russia. PhD Thesis.
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  • Tekken, V. (2013). Socio-economic vulnerability to climate change: a regional assessment in the context of water stress and tourism development in north-eastern Morocco. PhD Thesis, Universität Greifswald, Institut für Geographie und Geologie, Greifswald.
  • Langkamp, T. (2013). Contributions towards a downscaling scheme for urban climate modeling integrating mobile measurements and improved roughness representation for Hamburg (Germany). PhD Thesis.
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  • Faranda, D. (2013). Extreme Value Theory of geophysical flows. PhD Thesis.
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  • Dorendorf, J. (2014). Urbanization and the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle: Pools, Processes and Implications for Ecosystem Services in the City of Hamburg. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Liu, X. (2015). Impact of Consistency between the Climate Model and its Initial Conditions on Decadal Climate Prediction. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Neubersch, D. (2014). Value of information under climate targets: an application of cost-risk analysis. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Peng, J. (2013). Estimation of evapotranspiration using satellite TOA radiances. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Alwardt, C. (2015). Entwicklung eines aggregierten Modellsystems zur szenariobasierten Simulation der Wasserhaushalte von Flusseinzugsgebieten, unter Berücksichtigung klimatischer und sozioökonomischer Einflüsse. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Sanders, T. (2011). Charakterisierung Ammoniak oxidierender Mikroorganismen in Böden kalter und gemäßigter Klimate und ihre Bedeutung für den globalen Stickstoffkreislauf (Characterization of ammonia oxidizing microorganisms in soils of cold and moderate climates and their impact on the global nitrogen cycle). PhD Thesis.
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  • Fischer, M. (2015). Changes in the predictability of the North Atlantic ocean under global warming. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Gierisch, A. (2015). Short-range sea ice forecast with a regional coupled sea-ice–atmosphere–ocean model. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Sobiech, C. (2012). Agent-based Simulation of Vulnerability Dynamics: A Case Study of the German North Sea Coast. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
  • Lauerwald, R. (2011). Rivers in the silicon and carbon cycles – A quantitative analysis for North America. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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  • Bechtel, B. (2012). Remote sensing of urban canopy parameters for enhanced modeling and climate related classification of urban structures. PhD Thesis.
  • Wegner, W. (2012). Voting Power in Environmental Policy Making. PhD Thesis.
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  • Tiedje, B. (2013). Potential predictability of meridional heat and volume transports in the North Atlantic ocean. PhD Thesis.
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  • Sonntag, S. (2013). Modeling biological-physical feedback mechanisms in marine systems. PhD Thesis, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg.
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