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  1. 16.05.2013

    How thick the cloud cover was in 1632? Tree rings hold the answer

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt." Dr. Eduardo Zorita works as an expert for paleoclimatology at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht. He explains how tree rings provide climate relevant information.

  2. 26.04.2013

    Expedition: Hamburg-based Climate Researchers in Siberia

    How much carbon is hidden in those soil regions of Siberia influenced by permafrost? From April 13 to May 12, Dr. Sebastian Zubrzycki and Master’s student Ralph Brokate from the Institute of Soil Science will seek the answer to this question in Russia’s arctic reaches. As a result of the progressing...

  3. 23.04.2013

    How can media coverage of climate change be better researched?

    Last Thursday and Friday, twenty international communication researchers explored this question in the context of a workshop held on the KlimaCampus. The experts discussed the current state of media coverage, which social drivers influence it, and its effect on the public – a crucial aspect, since...

  4. 11.04.2013

    EMS Silver Medal 2013 to Hartmut Graßl

    The European Meteorological Society (EMS) has chosen Professor Hartmut Graßl, former Director at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and Professor at the Meteorological Institute of the University of Hamburg, as Laureate of the EMS Silver Medal 2013. He is honoured for his leadership in shaping...