Below you will find all publications by CliSAP researchers since the start of CliSAP-1. You can also search according to the following genres:

In order to view publications of particular authors, please refer to their personal profiles in our staff database.

What types of publication are added to the list?

Publications added to the website have to be related to and/or financed by CliSAP.

This includes:

  • Peer reviewed paper
  • Books / book chapters
  • Reports
  • Conference proceedings (only if a poster / abstract was submitted)
  • Working paper
  • Master or doctoral theses (referee jobs do not appear on the personal page)

How to add publications to a list?

Please send an email with the complete reference information, including title, authors, year, journal, and Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to both the Library for Earth System Science and the CliSAP/CEN research coordination.

Library: (contact person: Alexandra Nebert, Carola Kauhs, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology)
Research coordination:

How to acknowledge CliSAP?

Please, follow that form for any CliSAP publications:

  • Experiment/work was supported through the Cluster of Excellence 'CliSAP' (EXC177), Universität Hamburg, funded through the German Science Foundation (DFG).
  • Please note: KlimaCampus is not used any more.

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  • Rechid, D., Meier, H. M., Schrum, C., Rummukainen, M., Moseley, C., Bülow, K., Elizalde, A., Su, J., & Pohlmann, T. (2016). Climate model simulation for the North Sea Region. In M. Quante, & F. Colijn (Eds.), North Sea region climate change assessment (Annex 2, pp. 495-504). Cham: Springer International Publ.
  • Naseer, A., Ashfaq, M., Abid, M., Razzaq, A., & Hassan, S. (2016). Current Status and Key Trends in Agricultural Land Holding and Distribution in Punjab, Pakistan: Implications for Food Security. Journal of Agricultural Studies, 4(4), 14-27. doi:10.5296/jas.v4i4. 9670.
  • Bastos, A., Ciais, P., Barichivich, J., Bopp, L., Brovkin, V., Gasser, T., Peng, S., Pongratz, J., Viovy, N., & Trudinger, C. M. (2016). Re-evaluating the 1940s CO2 plateau. Biogeosciences, 13, 4877-4897. doi:10.5194/bg-13-4877-2016.
  • Lawrence, D. M., Hurtt, G. C., Arneth, A., Brovkin, V., Calvin, K. V., Jones, A. D., Jones, C. D., Lawrence, P. J., de Noblet-Ducoudré, N., Pongratz, J., Seneviratne, S. I., & Shevliakova, E. (2016). The Land Use Model Intercomparison Project (LUMIP) contribution to CMIP6: rationale and experimental design. Geoscientific Model Development, 9, 2973-2998. doi:10.5194/gmd-9-2973-2016.
  • Taddicken, M., & Reif, A. (2016). Who participates in the climate change online discourse? A typology of Germans’ online engagement. Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research, 41(3), 315-337. doi:10.1515/commun-2016-0012.
  • Bathiany, S., Claussen, M., Brovkin, V., Scheffer, M., Dakos, V., & van Nes, E. (2016). Simple tipping or complex transition? Lessons from a green Sahara. PAGES Magazine, 24, 20-21.
  • Oswald Spring, U., Brauch, H. G., & Scheffran, J. (2016). Sustainability Transition with Sustainable Peace: Key Messages and Scientific Outlook. In H. G. Brauch, U. Oswald Spring, J. Grin, & J. Scheffran (Eds.), Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace (pp. 887-927). Cham: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43884-9_42.
  • Ide, T., Scheffran, J., Link, M., & Schilling, J. (2016). The Climate-Conflict Nexus: Pathways, Regional Links, and Case Studies. In H. G. Brauch, U. Oswald Spring, J. Grin, & J. Scheffran (Eds.), Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace (pp. 285-304). Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43884-9_12.
  • Scheffran, J., & Froese, R. (2016). Enabling Environments for Sustainable Energy Transitions: The Diffusion of Technology, Innovation and Investment in Low-Carbon Societies. In H. G. Brauch, U. Oswald Spring, J. Grin, & J. Scheffran (Eds.), Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace (pp. 721-726). Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43884-9_34.
  • Fröhlich, C. (2016). More than black and white: a report from Istanbul. OpenDemocracy. Retrieved from
  • Zhu, X., Bye, J., Fraedrich, K. F., & Bordi, I. (2016). Statistical structure of intrinsic climate variability under global warming. Journal of Climate, 29, 5935-5947. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0505.1.
  • Lei, R., Tian-Kunze, X., Leppäranta, M., Wang, J., Kaleschke, L., & Zhang, Z. (2016). Changes in summer sea ice, albedo, and portioning of surface solar radiation in the Pacific sector of Arctic Ocean during 1982–2009. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. doi:10.1002/2016JC011831.
  • Ide, T. (2016). Critical geopolitics and school textbooks: The case of environment-conflict links in Germany. Political Geography, 55, 60-71. doi:
  • Fröhlich, C. (2016). The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered. E-International Relations. Retrieved from
  • Ide, T. (2016). Space, discourse and environmental peacebuilding. Third World Quarterly, 38(3), online available. doi:10.1080/01436597.2016.1199261.
  • Hünicke, B., & Zorita, E. (2016). Statistical Analysis of the Acceleration of Baltic Mean Sea-Level Rise, 1900–2012. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3(125). doi:10.3389/fmars.2016.00125.
  • Erb, K., Luyssaert, S., Meyfroidt, P., Pongratz, J., Don, A., Kloster, S., Kuemmerle, T., Fetzel, T., Fuchs, R., Herold, M., Haberl, H., Jones, C. D., Spiotta, E. M., McCallum, I., Robertson, E., Seufert, V., Fritz, S., Valade, A., Wiltshire, A., & Dolman, A. J. (2017). Land management: data availability and process understanding for global change studies. Global Change Biology, 23, 512-533. doi:10.1111/gcb.13443.
  • Sonntag, S., Pongratz, J., Reick, C. H., & Schmidt, H. (2016). Reforestation in a high-CO2 world - Higher mitigation potential than expected, lower adaptation potential than hoped for. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 6546-6553. doi:10.1002/2016GL068824.
  • Tian, F., von Storch, J. S., & Hertwig, E. (2017). Air–sea fluxes in a climate model using hourly coupling between the atmospheric and the oceanic components. Climate Dynamics, 48, 2819-2836. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3228-y.
  • Rimac, A., von Storch, J. S., & Eden, C. (2016). The total energy flux leaving the ocean's mixed layer. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46, 1885-1900. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0115.1.