CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".


  1. 22.10.2012

    Project RACE starts: Predictions for Europe and its Shelf Sea Areas

    After the opening conference in Hamburg, research work in the project "Regional Atlantic Circulation and Global Change“ (RACE) has now officially started. For three years, scientists from Bremen, Bremerhaven, Kiel, and Hamburg will investigate how current and future climate changes affect the...

  2. 18.10.2012

    SICSS is becoming more international: the new students have arrived

    Seventeen students have just started into the fall semester of the interdisciplinary Master´s program at the graduate school SICSS. They applied for this program from countries around the world such as the United States, India, China, England, Germany and Switzerland. These students with bachelor...

  3. 01.10.2012

    Ocean temperature has risen considerably over the last 110 years

    Has climate change already permanently warmed the oceans? To answer this question, long time series of oceanographic and meteorologic measurements have to be evaluated. In the past, studies focused on the period after the 1950s, as earlier data was often fragmentary and inaccurate. For the first...

  4. 21.09.2012

    What climate policy does society want? An interview with Andreas Schmidt

    This month the interview series "Climate research made in Hamburg" presents sociologist Andreas Schmidt. A member of the CliSAP research group "Media constructions of climate change", he is taking a closer look at how climate change is presented and discussed in the media and in wider society.

  5. 11.09.2012

    Climate Week: Visitors build City adapted to Climate

    Hamburg´s Climate Week is taking place for the fourth time – this year, in Hafencity. From September 24th to 30th visitors can inform themselves on renewable energies, sustainability, climate research and climate adaptation. Members of the KlimaCampus present themselves in the Unilever House over...

  6. 09.08.2012

    Arctic 2012: New record melt expected in September

    Ice researchers from the KlimaCampus, University of Hamburg, predicted the lowest ever measured ice coverage for September. With 4.1 million km², the area would even significantly fall below the record minus of 2007 (4.3 million km²). Last year, Lars Kaleschke and his team were exactly right with...

  7. 03.08.2012

    CliSAP Data Center makes unique soil moisture records available

    For the first time ever a consortium of European experts has generated satellite-supported soil moisture data covering a period of 32 years. This was carried out as part of a European Space Agency (ESA) soil moisture project. The Integrated Climate Data Center (ICDC) of the CliSAP Cluster of...

  8. 06.07.2012

    Summer in Siberia: Scientists from Hamburg measure greenhouse gases

    Four researchers from the Institute of Soil Science and KlimaCampus are spending parts of the summer in Siberia to study mechanisms that control the carbon and water cycles in this vast permafrost landscape. The researchers, including CliSAP professor Lars Kutzbach, are continuing and expanding...