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


The Graduate School SICSS: Universität Hamburg’s School of Integrated Climate System Sciences (SICSS) stands for excellence. We offer a teaching staff consisting of renowned researchers, an inderdisciplinary curriculum, expert advising, and an international campus environment. SICSS image broschure (in English only)

Focus on Climate II: Our second magazine addresses key issues of climate and climate science: Can we afford climate change? Is science a profession or a calling? What should coastal planners consider? How to dispose of CO2? Read more.

Focus on Climate I: Ambitious, but not highbrow! Our magazine provides readable information for everyone about Hamburg’s DFG-funded climate research efforts within the framework of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments. Read more.

Climate Report for the Hamburg Metropolitan Area: : Climate change is a global phenomenon. But what are regional impacts? Together with colleagues at partner institutions CliSAP researchers have evaluated a broad range of resources to take stock of recent and projected aspects of climatic changes and their consequences for Hamburg and its environs. Read more (in German only).

Urban Climate Challanges: How will global climate change affect city life in the future? Already, city dwellers are facing cumulative problems triggered by the immediate interplay between densely built-up neighbourhoods, greenery, industrial areas, and the volume of traffic—altogether factors which may increase or mitigate climate risks. Read more (in German only).