Climate Dynamics research field — a portrait of new director Sarah Kang

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Wind of Barbados turned to light in Stockholm

Nobel Week Lights 2023 kicked off in Stockholm on Monday. The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) provides data from its Barbados Cloud…

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End-of-century levels of extreme heat and drought are approaching Europe swiftly

Extreme heat and drought typical of an end-of-century climate could soon occur over Europe, and it could do so repeatedly. Laura Suarez-Gutierrez,…

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Wivern Earth Explorer candidate goes forward

The satellite mission Wivern has been selected by the European Space Agency ESA as one of two remaining candidates to progress to the next development…

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Testing mechanisms of wave generation in the lower stratosphere using superpressure balloons

Dr. Laura Köhler and Dr. Claudia Stephan from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology together with their colleague Brian Green, Postdoc at Stanford…

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Max Planck Institute for Meteorology welcomes Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel-awardee Prof. Tiffany Shaw

Professor Tiffany Shaw, who is a recipient of the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and a globally…

How the Atlantic overturning got its observing system

The RAPID observing system has monitored the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) at 26.5°N since 2004. Many physical oceanographers and…

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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 (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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