Fourth International Conference on Earth System Modelling (4ICESM)

28 August – 1 September 2017 in Hamburg, Germany

Venue: Helmut Schmidt Auditorium, Bucerius Law School, Jungiusstr. 6, 20355 Hamburg

09.08.
2017

Why are shallow cumuli bigger and stronger over land than over ocean?

In a new study appearing in the Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, Dr. Mirjana Sakradzija and Dr. Cathy Hohenegger, both scientists in the group "Clouds and Convenction" at Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MP-M) in the department "The Atmosphere in the Earth System", identified key processes influencing the size of clouds. The questions why...

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31.07.
2017

Committed warming inferred from observations

Concerted efforts around the world are now being made to limit global warming to less than 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius. But how far are we from passing these thresholds? Climate models have been used to estimate this emission headroom, but a new study by Thorsten Mauritsen from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Robert Pincus from...

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07.07.
2017

Partner programme at G20 summit: Professor Sauer invites to talks from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology and the German Climate Computing Centre

On July, 7th, Professor Martin Claussen, Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), and Professor Thomas Ludwig, Director of the German Climate Computing Centre (DKRZ), welcomed the partners of the heads of state and government of the G20 summit on the premises of the Hotel Atlantic.

Host and quantum chemist Professor...

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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 and, together with the University of Hamburg, an international PhD programme:

The Atmosphere in the Earth System

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

In addition the institute hosts independent research groups focused on the following topics: