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  1. 21.12.2015

    The Inner Sea of the Maldives reveals the history of the Indian monsoon

    Scientists have just returned from an expedition to the Inner Sea of the Maldives where they recovered 3097 m of cores that contain the history of the monsoon and the ocean current system. The international team of scientists retrieved rocks from buried reefs that reveal the growth and demise of...

  2. 16.12.2015

    “Research in Germany”: CliSAP at the AGU Fall Meeting

    From December 14 to 18, almost 23,000 researchers from 114 countries flocked to San Francisco (USA) to see the latest scientific advances and technological innovations in the geosciences. At the Fall Meeting of the “American Geophysical Union” (AGU) researchers from Hamburg’s Cluster of Excellence...

  3. 09.12.2015

    Köppen Award 2015 for Dr. Jakob Zscheischler

    Dr. Jakob Zscheischler is to receive this year’s Wladimir Peter Köppen Award. The Cluster of Excellence CliSAP selected the mathematician for his excellent doctoral dissertation submitted at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) in 2014. His work was rated trendsetting by the jurors...

  4. 01.12.2015

    High land carbon losses due to extreme assumptions

    Prof. Victor Brovkin from the Universität Hamburg and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Dr. Daniel Goll comment in Nature Geoscience on a recently published paper by Wieder et al. (2015).

  5. 25.11.2015

    Wie wichtig ist der IPCC? – Umfrage unter CliSAP Wissenschaftlern

    Streng genommen ist die Mission des Weltklimarats IPCC erfüllt. So sollten dessen turnusmäßig erscheinende Sachstandsberichte ursprünglich vor allem den Anteil des Menschen an der globalen Erderwärmung bestätigen. Doch die Bedeutung der IPCC-Berichte hat eher noch zugenommen.