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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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship for Laura Suarez-Gutierrez

Dr. Laura Suarez-Gutierrez, scientist in the department “The Ocean in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, successfully applied for a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship. At the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich and the Institute Pierre-Simon Laplace (IPSL) in Paris, she will be…

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W 2 position for Cathy Hohenegger in acknowledgement of her scientific accomplishments

Dr. Cathy Hohenegger was appointed a W 2 position in the department “The Atmosphere in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M). The institute warmly congratulates her on her outstanding achievements as recognized with this position. She joins Prof. Victor Brovkin and Prof. Jin-Song von Storch, both members of the…

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New high-performance computer for Germany´s climate science

On March 03, 2022, the new high-performance computer system for Earth system research "Levante" started its operation at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) in the first expansion stage. With 14 PetaFLOPS (14 quadrillion mathematical operations per second), the supercomputer quadruples the computing power at DKRZ.

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