News

  1. 22.01.2014

    Outstanding Doctoral Theses: Wladimir Peter Köppen Award Presented

    In the festive atmosphere of the CliSAP New Year’s Reception, Dr. Franziska Strauss (Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics, Vienna) and Dr. Sebastian Bathiany (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology) were awarded the Wladimir Peter Köppen Award. Afterwards, six art students who will be...

  2. 17.01.2014

    International Climate Project “CLIVAR” coordinated in Hamburg

    Since January, Prof. Detlef Stammer serves as director of the research project “Climate and Oceans” (CLIVAR), one of four core projects from the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). His co-director is Prof. Lisa Goddard from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

  3. 16.12.2013

    “Geosciences in Germany” – CliSAP at the AGU Fall Meeting

    From December 9 to 13, more than 20,000 researchers flocked to San Francisco 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 CliSAP also offered a...

  4. 10.12.2013

    First Measurement Flight: Research Aircraft HALO Explores Trade Wind Clouds

    Which climate effects do clouds have? Under what conditions do they warm or cool the atmosphere? Today, after more than five years of preparation, the specially equipped research aircraft HALO (High Altitude and Long Range Research Aircraft) takes off for its first measurement flight in atmospheric...

  5. 29.11.2013

    DFG Research Group: Virtual Neckar River meant to improve weather forecasts

    A new DFG research group wants to create a virtual river landscape with the aid of a super computer. Researchers of the German Centre for Earth System Research and Sustainability (Centrum für Erdsystemforschung und Nachhaltigkeit, CEN) at Universität Hamburg are also participating. It is the goal of...

  6. 28.11.2013

    Sea Level: Attaining Deeper Insights into Regional Changes

    Last week some 50 international experts joined in the workshop “High-End Scenarios of Regional Sea Level Changes and Their Uncertainties” at the University of Hamburg’s Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN). The workshop, which was jointly organized by the CEN, the Cluster of...

  7. 22.11.2013

    "Nature" Paper: Rivers and streams release more CO2 than previously believed

    Running waters release significantly more carbon dioxide into our atmosphere than assumed, as researchers at Yale University’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN, part of the KlimaCampus) at Universität Hamburg and further partner...