News

  1. 28.06.2017

    How are coffee plantations coping with climate change?

    A new tool was developed at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability. It offers valuable support to help farmers judge whether or not their land is suitable for growing coffee. We spoke with geo-ecologist and CliSAP researcher Dr. Livia Rasche:

  2. 19.07.2016

    Researchers simulate the emergence of leads in sea ice

    Scientists from the Alfred-Wegener-Institute (AWI) and the University of Hamburg have succeeded in realistically simulating the emergence of large channels in the Artic sea ice in a computer model. This allows the modelling of the heat fluxes between the ocean, ice and the atmosphere.

  3. 17.05.2016

    Mosses reduce methane emissions in wetlands

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Christian Knoblauch is currently investigating the amount of methane released from the soil in the arctic tundra, and the role that plants play in this.

  4. 17.03.2016

    There are more than three trillion trees in the world

    News from Climate Science: Once a month, climate researchers report on their latest findings in the newspaper "Hamburger Abendblatt". Peter Borchardt has studied a unique ecosystem in Kyrgyzstan, and in so doing has provided a basis for counting the number of trees around the globe.

  5. 01.12.2015

    High land carbon losses due to extreme assumptions

    Prof. Victor Brovkin from the Universität Hamburg and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Dr. Daniel Goll comment in Nature Geoscience on a recently published paper by Wieder et al. (2015).