News

  1. 14.11.2014

    Dialogue Between Science and Practice

    Topics like the Energy Transition or adapting to climate change tend to bring together actors from disparate academic and social groups. The first comprehensive report on transdisciplinarity was recently released on behalf of the Climate Service Center 2.0, a project the sociologist of science Dr....

  2. 11.11.2014

    Open Ship Days: The New Research Vessel SONNE Will Dock in Hamburg

    The recently completed research vessel SONNE will dock in Hamburg, and visitors are welcome to go on board as part of the Open Ship Days: from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22, they can enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the cutting-edge research ship and get a feel...

  3. 03.11.2014

    Visiting CliSAP: Richard Larsson

    Richard Larsson is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering at the Division of Space Technology, Luleå University of Technology, Kiruna, Sweden. His research interest focuses on utilizing advancements in spectroscopy in radiative transfer...

  4. 03.11.2014

    Will Climate Change Fertilize the Sahara?

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt." Prof. Martin Claußen is a Professor of Meteorology at Universität Hamburg and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology.

  5. 03.11.2014

    Visiting CliSAP’s Geographers: Dr. Kamardine Sinane

    Kamardine Sinane comes from Anjouan, one of the islands of the Comoros archipelago located in the Indian Ocean between northwestern Madagascar and the eastern coastline of Africa. From early October to mid-November the Geographer visits Prof. Beate M.W. Ratter and her team.

  6. 27.10.2014

    Visiting CliSAP: Chen Wang

    Guest researcher Chen Wang’s present research topic is one highly relevant for policymakers: The doctoral candidate in Sociology is exploring carbon emissions trading and – more specifically – strategies used by enterprises under carbon quota constraints. Chen Wang hails from the Beijing Institute...

  7. 27.10.2014

    Visiting CliSAP: Prof. Juan-Pablo Fuentes

    From southwestern South America all the way to Hamburg: Prof. Juan-Pablo Fuentes has come a long way to support the CliSAP working group “Regional Hydrology in Terrestrial Systems.”

  8. 08.10.2014

    Our Winter Storms Not Yet Affected by Climate Change

    While extreme heat waves can clearly be considered a result of climate change, the relation isn’t always so clear for other extreme weather events like torrential rains, droughts or storms. These findings were recently published in the international report “Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a...