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  1. 07.10.2014

    Research with Artistic Tools: Exhibit "Art Meets Science"

    Yesterday the exhibit “Art Meets Science” was opened at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg (HFBK), showcasing the works of seven students from the HFBK following their stays as guests of the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP. We spoke with Professor of Design Theory Friedrich von Borries (HFBK) and the...

  2. 01.10.2014

    “Deep Waves” in Climate Models

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt." Prof. Detlef Stammer is an oceanographer, Co-Speaker of CliSAP and Director of the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) at Universität Hamburg.

  3. 25.09.2014

    Visiting CliSAP’s Soil Scientists: Dr. Jens-Arne Subke

    Jens-Arne Subke normally conducts his research at the School of Natural Sciences in Stirling, Scotland. Until next January, however, he will be a guest of professor Lars Kutzbach’s CliSAP Research Group “Hydrology in Terrestrial Systems.” Subke’s primary research focus is on the carbon cycles of...

  4. 24.09.2014

    Cluster of Excellence Elects New Speaker Team

    Last Friday, the sociologist Prof. Anita Engels was elected the new Chair for the Cluster of Excellence for climate research, CliSAP. Professor of Oceanography Detlef Stammer will remain a Deputy Chair, and will now be joined by newly elected Deputy Chair Eva-Maria Pfeiffer, a Professor of Soil...

  5. 22.09.2014

    Researchers Investigate Measurement Errors in Sea Ice Models

    On September 18 and 19, a workshop on the Analysis and Optimization of Sea Ice Data was held at Bundesstraße 55 (formerly the ZMAW building). 55 researchers from around the globe accepted the invitation from Dr. Stefan Kern, a climatologist at CliSAP and the event’s organizer. Together they...

  6. 04.09.2014

    Climate Change Endangers Small-Island Populations

    Climate change is threatening the inhabitants of small island states – particularly as a result of the expected average rise in sea level of around a meter by 2100. This would seriously affect almost a third of the population of these often remote countries, warned representatives of the United...

  7. 04.09.2014

    Non-State Actors in Climate Politics: Research Cooperation Continues

    Daniele Vieira, doctoral candidate at CliSAP´s School of Integrated Climate System Sciences (SICSS), stays as a guest short-term scholar during September and October at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). She will be working with Prof. Simone Pulver of the department of Environmental...