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  1. 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...

  2. 10.04.2013

    EGU Conference: Climate Topics for the Next Decade

    At the EGU (European Geophysical Union) conference in Vienna this year, future climate research is again a hot topic. On Tuesday, KlimaCampus professor Valerio Lucarini and four colleagues assessed the European Union’s “Horizons 2020” concept as part of the event’s main discussion panel. With this...

  3. 21.03.2013

    Danish Visitors Learn About Oceanographic Research in Hamburg

    What kind of models do climate researchers at the University of Hamburg use? How precisely can climate changes and the rising sea level be predicted – and how will climate change affect circulation in the ocean? These were just a handful of the questions a group of visitors from the Danish city of...

  4. 21.03.2013

    DFG sponsors new research group

    The German Research Foundation (DFG) recently approved a new research group to be led by Prof. Detlef Stammer, Director of the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN). The project, planned to take six years to complete, will receive total funding amounting to 1.1 million Euros over...

  5. 20.03.2013

    Hamburg-based Urban Climate Research at the Leipzig Book Fair

    After four days, the Leipzig Book Fair drew to a close Sunday night. The Cluster of Excellence CliSAP was on the scene with an interactive exhibit at the booth of the German Federal Press Office (Bundespresseamt): the game “Urban Climate Architect” attracted many visitors. The game shows how we can...

  6. 13.03.2013

    International Polar Researchers Meet in Hamburg

    From March 17th to 22nd, more than 170 international researchers will gather at the KlimaCampus to discuss the subject of “Changing Polar Regions”. The “25th International Symposium on Polar Research” was organized by the German Society for Polar Research in cooperation with the University of...

  7. 13.03.2013

    An expedition into the past

    Today, geologists and geophysicists at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) will take to sea on the research ship Meteor. Their goal is to literally explore the Gulf of Mexico “from the ground up”: the research team will conduct geological and geochemical tests on the ocean...

  8. 13.03.2013

    WOCE findings on the Atlantic now available as a printed Atlas

    The World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) is the most extensive endeavor to investigate and measure the world ocean in our history. “It offers us a tremendous amount of data on temperatures, salinity, nutrient concentrations and water transport in the ocean,” explains Viktor Gouretski from the...

  9. 25.02.2013

    Outstanding theses: CEN graduates honored with the Partner Cities Prize

    At a ceremony yesterday, young academics at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) received the “Gesellschaft Harmonie von 1789”-sponsored Partner Cities Prize for their recently completed theses. Dr. Dorothee Stapelfeldt presented the prizes to Nina Maaß, Fabian Große and...