News

  1. 19.05.2010

    New Book: Seventy years of exploration in oceanography

    Springer recently published the book „Seventy Years of Exploration in Oceanography – A Prolonged Weekend Discussion with Walter Munk“.

    The editors are Prof. Dr. Hans von Storch, Director at the Institute for Coastal Research of the GKSS Research Centre in Geesthacht, and Prof. emeritus Dr. Klaus...

  2. 28.04.2010

    Lewis Fry Richardson Medal for Klaus Fraedrich

    Prof. Dr. Klaus Fraedrich, Meteorological Institute, University of Hamburg, and Max Planck Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology will receive the Lewis Fry Richardson Medal 2010 from the European Geosciences Union (EGU). This honor was established by the EGU in 1997 by the...

  3. 15.04.2010

    New Head for ocean dynamics

    At the beginning of April Professor Carsten Eden started in his new position as professor for Theoretical Oceanography at the Institute of Physical Oceanography. This means that the classical fields of dynamical oceanography, theory and modeling have again a Chair for research and teaching - now...

  4. 01.04.2010

    Third SOPRAN annual meeting at the ZMAW Industrialization and Ocean change

    How do dust and increasing air pollution influence the ocean? Against the background of global change since the beginning of industrialization, oceanographers and atmospheric scientists of the BMBF joint research project „SOPRAN - Surface Ocean Processes in the Anthropocene“ are investigating the...

  5. 26.03.2010

    How political should science be?

    Errors in the last report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the resulting crisis of confidence were the topics of a lively panel discussion yesterday afternoon at the KlimaCampus. Around 350 scientists, journalists, administrators and other guests came to debate on whether...