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Insights into the thermal structure of the tropical troposphere

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Rain rather likes dry soils in a next-generation global climate model

In a recent study, Dr. Junhong Lee and Dr. Cathy Hohenegger show that a next-generation climate model exhibits a different relationship between water…

Towards resolving internal tides in the ocean

In a recent publication, Prof. Jin-Song von Storch together with other scientists showed that the ocean component of the ICON model is able to…

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International Climate Protection Fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation visit Hamburg

A group of climate protection fellows from South America, Asia and Africa will be visiting the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and the…

Coordinating climate modeling to stimulate climate science

In a commentary recently published in AGU Advances, Prof. Bjorn Stevens, Director of the Climate Physics Department of the Max Planck Institute for…

Extremely warm European summers are preceded by North Atlantic Ocean heat accumulation

In a new study, Lara Wallberg, together with Laura Suarez-Gutierrez, Daniela Matei, and Wolfgang Müller have investigated the relationship between…

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Collaborative hacking: Max Planck Institute for Meteorology hosts the largest hackathon for Earth system modeling

From March 4 to 8, the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology will be hosting a hackathon for intensive hacking, bug-finding, bug-fixing and lots of…

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Revisiting the Blue Marble: ICON simulating the coupled climate system at 1 km

The early 1970s is often associated with the birth of the modern environmental movement. In 1970 the first Earth day was celebrated, and Greenpeace was founded in 1971. In March 1972 the Club of Rome published its influential report entitled the “limits of growth”. The growing environmental consciousness was ...

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The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling

The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM) offers a structured, interdisciplinary and international program for graduate students who want to earn a PhD degree. The main focus of our doctoral program is to advance our understanding of processes and dynamics in the Earth system as well as our prediction skills.

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We are an internationally renowned institute for climate research. Our mission is to understand Earth's changing climate.

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Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 for Prof. Klaus Hasselmann

The statistical model with which global warming can be attributed to increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere was developed by Klaus Hasselmann, former director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work.

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Our institute as an attractive employer

Our research requires us to seek out the most talented, creative and passionate individuals. This compels us to draw from the greatest possible pool of talent.

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