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15.01.
2021

Adger, Burton and O’Brien win BBVA Climate Change Award: “you need both adaptation and mitigation”

This year's recipients of the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change Category are Prof. W. Neil Adger (University of Exeter), Prof. Ian Burton (University of Toronto) and Prof. Karen O’Brien (University of Oslo). The laureates were announced by Prof. Bjorn Stevens, jury president and director at the Max Planck Institute for…


11.01.
2021

Meteorological Society of Japan Publication Award for HD(CP)2 Added Value Paper


A group of scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) were recognized for their co-authorship of the paper “The added value of large-eddy and storm-resolving models for simulating clouds and precipitation”, which was awarded the 2020 Meteorological Society of Japan Publication Award. The paper demonstrates the ability of models…


11.12.
2020

New insight into the seasonal carbon dynamics of the global ocean

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and colleagues used a machine learning approach to reconstruct a monthly climatology of Mapped Observation-Based Oceanic Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (MOBO-DIC) in the upper ocean. The study, which has just been published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles, was led by Dr Lydia Keppler, from…


The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology

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