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  1. 30.05.2014

    The Transformation of Iron in Volcanic Clouds

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt." Geophysicist Dr. Gholam Ali Hoshyaripour from Hamburg analyzes chemical and physical processes in volcanic eruptions.

  2. 28.05.2014

    Academic Careers: Mentors Offer Support for Post-Docs

    How to map out and pursue a career in the sciences? And is that really my aim? These questions are at the heart of the new Mentoring Program, which was officially launched last Tuesday at the Cluster of Excellence. The kick-off event was the first opportunity for mentors and their mentees to meet....

  3. 27.05.2014

    Astronaut with Doctorate from Universität Hamburg Headed for ISS

    On Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 9:56 pm, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will take off from the launch base in Baikonur, Kazakhstan for his six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Succeeding Thomas Reiter and Hans Schlegel, Gerst is only the third German astronaut ever to be...

  4. 16.05.2014

    Visiting CliSAP: Andrea Luca Balbo PhD

    Andrea L. Balbo (PhD) joins the CliSAP Research Group “Climate Change and Security” (CLISEC) as a guest researcher for a two-month period, having arrived this week. Born in Italy, Balbo has been working as a geoarchaeologist at the Spanish National Research Council for more than five years now....

  5. 12.05.2014

    New high performance computing system for earth system research

    On 6 May 2014, the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) and Bull have signed a contract for the delivery of a petaflop/s-scale supercomputer, as well as cooperation on High Performance Computing support for climate research. The contract worth 26 million euro covers the delivery of all the key...

  6. 28.04.2014

    KlimaCampus Hamburg: Panel Discussion on the Latest Assessment Report

    Since mid-April, the third and last part of the latest Assessment Report has been available to the public. Seven researchers of Hamburg were intensively involved in all three parts – being leading authors of international working groups. On Wednesday, three of them presented key findings from the...

  7. 26.04.2014

    What is the Value of the Rain Forest?

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt. Dr. Daniel Plugge calculates carbon content of Madagascan forests as a basis for climate protection investments by industrial nations.