News

  1. 11.02.2013

    Mission accomplished: The SICSS Graduate School honors its 14 newest PhDs

    Last Wednesday, 14 young academics at the KlimaCampus had good reason to celebrate: Following the successful completion of their PhD studies, they now received their final certificates from the SICSS Graduate School. The SICSS training program is intended to promote a new generation of climate...

  2. 23.01.2013

    No stranger to student advising: Katja Grannis

    Since the end of January, Katja Grannis has been responsible for coordinating the Master’s degree program in Integrated Climate System Sciences at the Graduate School SICSS. The 33-year-old, born and raised in Hamburg, had previously studied English Literature, German Literature, and History at the...

  3. 14.01.2013

    Köppen Prize Awarded to Elias Zubler from Switzerland

    On Thursday, Dr. Elias Zubler received the Wladimir Peter Köppen Prize for his outstanding dissertation. The University of Hamburg’s Cluster of Excellence CliSAP’s prize is awarded annually to pioneering young researchers. Zubler’s research investigates the effect of aerosols on central Europe’s...

  4. 07.12.2012

    New world map shows the Earth´s surface 100 times more accurately

    What would the Earth look like if we could see beneath its surface? Researchers from the University of Hamburg/ KlimaCampus are now able to present a very accurate picture of the Earth´s crust beneath its thin surface layer. The new map depicts the characteristics of bedrock 100 times more...

  5. 30.11.2012

    THOR invited at UN conference in Doha

    The “Thermohaline Overturning: At Risk?” project (THOR) has presented its results at UN conference in Doha: The Atlantic circulation is not going to collapse within the next ten years.

  6. 27.11.2012

    Climate Research: Hamburg Köppen Prize 2012 to Switzerland

    Junior researcher Elias Markus Zubler has successfully managed to embed the influence of aerosol particles – suspended particles in the atmosphere – on temperature, precipitation and clouds into a regional climate model. Therewith, he has developed an important basic tool to improve future climate...