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Natural net emissions of methane in the present-day climate. Credit: Thomas Kleinen
01.04.
2020

Natural methane emissions – from the glacial to the present

In a new study in Climate of the Past Dr Thomas Kleinen, Uwe Mikolajewicz, and Prof Victor Brovkin, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), were able to show that the changes in methane concentration between the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, about 20000 years ago) and the preindustrial late Holocene (PI), 300 years ago, can be...


18.03.
2020

MPI-M congratulates Hartmut Graßl on his 80th birthday

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) warmly congratulates Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Hartmut Graßl on the occasion of his 80th birthday on 18 March 2020.


02.03.
2020

AQ-WATCH – new EU project to help mitigate air pollution

AQ-Watch (Air Quality - Worldwide Analysis & Forecasting of Atmospheric Composition for Health), a new project in the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, has been launched. It is coordinated by Prof Dr Guy Brasseur at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M). Partners in the project will co-develop and...


The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is an internationally renowned institute for climate research. Its mission is to understand Earth's changing climate.

The MPI-M comprises three departments, runs an international PhD programme together with the University of Hamburg, and hosts independent research groups.

The Atmosphere in the Earth System

The Land in the Earth System
The Ocean in the Earth System
PhD Programme IMPRS-ESM

Independent research groups