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  1. 05.03.2012

    Hamburg´s storm surge – a myth between heroism and climate change

    On February 16, 1962 Hamburg was hit by a storm surge that cost many people their lives. In a workshop held on the fiftieth anniversary of the flood, Dr. Corinna Lüthje from KlimaCampus gave a talk about media-influenced community memory of the storm and the myth arising between heroism and climate...

  2. 22.02.2012

    KlimaCampus presents new SMOS Data

    More than 50 representatives of the most important European ice and weather services as well as climate research institutions met at the KlimaCampus on Friday in order to exchange views about new SMOS data. SMOS (Soil Moisture & Ocean Salinity) is a remote sensing satellite sent into space by the...

  3. 14.02.2012

    Faster reactions in the event of catastrophes thanks to CT Analyst

    Since the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, the fear of terrorist attacks is considerable. Thanks to the computer software CT-Analyst, which was jointly developed by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington and the Meteorological Institute of Hamburg University, Hamburg authorities...

  4. 10.02.2012

    Call for submissions: The Wladimir Peter Köppen Award

    Innovative, clear research and relevant to the climate: The KlimaCampus will for the third year running recognize excellent doctoral dissertations in Climate and Earth Systems Science through the “Wladimir Peter Köppen Award”. Outstanding dissertations with a clear connection to climate research can...

  5. 18.01.2012

    Well-attended CSC Annual Meeting - KlimaCampus was partner

    Around 300 representatives from business, politics and science participated in the annual meeting "City in Climate Change" at the Climate Service Center (CSC) at the beginning of the week. This was double the number at the first meeting in Leipzig, and there was a significant increase in the...

  6. 04.01.2012

    Multi-year prediction of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

    Climate scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Hamburg University’s Cluster of Excellence CliSAP have now shown for the first time that the strength of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation at 26.5 °N can be skillfully predicted for up to four years.