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  1. 19.12.2014

    Genocide Conference: Climate research offers a new perspective

    Genocide researchers can no longer afford to ignore climate science, according to Prof. Jürgen Zimmerer from the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. The historian, who was also one of the organizers of the Fourth Global Conference on Genocide in Cape Town, South Africa aims to bridge the gap between the...

  2. 18.12.2014

    Alexander Löw takes on a professorship in Munich

    After six years as head of the CliSAP research group “ Terrestrial Remote Sensing,” Dr. Alexander Löw has accepted a professorship at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) in Munich, where he will take on the position of Professor of Physical Geography and Microwave Remote Sensing.

  3. 18.12.2014

    CliSAP Workshop: Urban Climate Vulnerability

    Is urban vulnerability to climate phenomena measurable? If so, how? These questions were the focus of CliSAP’s workshop “Urban climate vulnerability.” The event, held at the end of November, was organized for colleagues from Germany and Italy by Prof. Jürgen Oßenbrügge and Dr. Benjamin Bechtel.

  4. 16.12.2014

    The 2014 Köppen Prize is awarded to Jonathan Donges

    Dr. Jonathan Friedemann Donges received this year’s Wladimir Peter Köppen Prize, awarded by the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. The jury described his dissertation, submitted to Berlin’s Humboldt Universität, as an innovative and outstanding contribution to current climate research.

  5. 01.12.2014

    Hamburgs zukünftiges Klima - beim Tag der Klimawissenschaften

    Unter dem Motto „Klimaforschung zum Anfassen“ informieren am 2. Dezember die Behörde für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt, die Handelskammer und die zwölf Einrichtungen des KlimaCampus Hamburg über den aktuellen Stand der Klimawissenschaften in Hamburg. Gastgeber ist die Handelskammer.

  6. 25.11.2014

    Research Vessel SONNE Draws 6,000 Visitors

    More than 6,000 visitors toured the brand-new deep-sea research ship SONNE in Hamburg. The SONNE had already entered port on Thursday, accompanied by a small parade, and docked at the Überseebrücke. On Friday alone, ca. 2,100 ship enthusiasts flocked to the Open Ship; on Saturday (and despite the...

  7. 19.11.2014

    Visiting CliSAP: Ivan Sudakov

    Ivan Sudakov is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah, USA. His scientific fields lie in mathematical modeling, statistical mechanics and applied dynamical systems for the Earth's Cryosphere. He wants to develop new methods of applied mathematics...

  8. 18.11.2014

    Forschung zu Meer und Klima: FS SONNE an Wissenschaft übergeben

    Nach mehrwöchigen wissenschaftlichen Erprobungsfahrten und einer Bauzeit von etwa 20 Monaten haben heute Bundesforschungsministerin Johanna Wanka und der niedersächsische Ministerpräsident Stefan Weil das neue Tiefseeforschungsschiff SONNE in Wilhelmshaven übernommen.

  9. 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....