News

  1. 30.03.2011

    Founding of the CEN: The KlimaCampus’ home within the University

    The first research center at the MIN faculty: The Center for Earth Systems Research and Sustainability (CEN, Centrum für Erdsystemforschung und Nachhaltigkeit), has now been founded at the Faculty for Mathematics, Informatics, and Natural Sciences (MIN) within the University of Hamburg. A...

  2. 28.03.2011

    Numerical modelers at a Conference in California

    Currently, the “Numerical Methods in the Geosciences” group of young researchers, led by Prof. Jörn Behrens, is taking part in a conference on industrial and applied mathematics (SIAM). The conference is in Long Beach, California, from March 21-24.

  3. 04.03.2011

    Excellence Initiative: Natural science twice for Hamburg

    In addition to the renewal proposal for the climate cluster "CliSAP", the University of Hamburg will go into the second phase of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments with a cluster proposal in physics.

  4. 24.02.2011

    Call for submissions: The Wladimir Peter Köppen Award

    Innovative, clear research 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 be...

  5. 22.02.2011

    Costs of the Two-Degree-Goal Relatively Low

    “The adjustments to the energy system needed to reach the Two-Degree-Goal would presumably cost the international community one-half to two percent of collective GNP,” reported Prof. Hermann Held yesterday in his introductory lecture at the university. That number was originally suggested as early...

  6. 04.02.2011

    Geo-Software - From Hamburg out into the World

    With more than 300,000 users, SAGA is today one of the world’s most extensively wide-spread open source geo-information systems. The “System for Automated Geoscience Analysis” has been in development at the University of Hamburg’s KlimaCampus since 2007.

  7. 20.01.2011

    The Influential Climate Researcher - Professor Hans von Storch

    The current issue of the news magazine “Focus” lists the “One hundred most influential Germans”. In its category “Research”, the magazine includes Professor Hans von Storch, Director of the Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, describing him as an extraordinary “climate...