New book about Klaus Hasselmann

The book “From decoding turbulence to unveiling the fingerprint of climate change: Klaus Hasselmann—Nobel Prize Winner in Physics 2021” has recently been published by Springer.
 

 

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Leading global climate scientists call for global partnership to predict rainfall futures and tackle climate change more effectively

Nine of the world´s leading climate scientists are calling for major international investment to develop a new generation of climate models that can answer fundamental questions about the predictability of future precipitation and related extreme events.

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How katabatic storms in southeast Greenland form dense water in the Irminger Sea

In a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, Dr. Oliver Gutjahr (Universität Hamburg, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M)) and his colleagues Dr. Johann Jungclaus (MPI-M), Dr. Nils Brüggemann (Universität Hamburg, MPI-M), Dr. Helmuth Haak, and Prof. Jochem Marotzke (both MPI-M), investigate for the first time in a global…

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Project EERIE: Ocean eddies for better climate projections

Global flow visualization in 100m depth

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is successfully involved in the new EU project EERIE (European Eddy-RIch Earth system models). Principal Investigator is Prof. Dr. Jin-Song von Storch from the department “The Ocean in the Earth System”.

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Max Born Medal for Hartmut Grassl

Prof. Hartmut Grassl was awarded the Max Born Medal at the annual meeting of the Federation of German Scientists (VDW) for his services to the climate debate.

 

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HamburgAmbassadors visit climate research

They are Hamburg´s face in the world: the HamburgAmbassadors, who represent the city´s interests on a voluntary basis in 24 countries. As part of their annual meeting in the Hanseatic city, the group visited the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN) at Universität Hamburg and the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) on…

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Atmospheric energy spectra in global kilometre-scale models

Dr. Claudia Stephan (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology) and her colleagues Dr. Julia Duras, Dr. Lucas Harris, Dr. Daniel Klocke, Dr. William M. Putman, Dr. Mark Taylor, Dr. Nils P. Wedi, Prof. Nedjeljka Žagar and Dr. Florian Ziemen published a new article in the journal Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography.  The authors investigate the…

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How close are we to 1.5 °C or 2 °C of global warming?

In a publication in Weather, a journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Prof. Jochem Marotzke (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), Dr. Sebastian Milinski (currently NCAR, Boulder, USA) and Dr. Chris Jones of the Met Office, UK, answer questions about global warming.

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The first version of the ICON Earth System Model

A team of researchers around Dr. Johann Jungclaus from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) has published a paper in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems documenting the ICON Earth System Model Version 1.0, the first coupled ocean-atmosphere-land model based on the ICON system.

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Delayed response of subsea permafrost thaw to anthropogenic warming

Subsea permafrost is a previously overlooked component of the climate system. In a study published in The Cryosphere, the authors Stiig Wilkenskjeld and Victor Brovkin from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and their former colleague Matteo Puglini together with Frederieke Miesner and Paul P. Overduin from the Alfred Wegener Institute for…

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