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15.06.
2018

New study finds possibility of drastic and rapid climate shift in simulations with land-only planets

Sirisha Kalidindi and her colleagues Dr Christian H. Reick, Dr Thomas Raddatz and Prof Martin Claussen from the department "The Land in the Earth System" at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) have found a new type of instability leading to a fast planetary scale climate shift. Their findings have recently been published and...

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15.06.
2018

ESRP meeting in Göttingen

The annual meeting of the Earth System Research Partnership, composed of Max Planck Institutes and associated institutes, took place from 6 to 8 June 2018. This year's host and joint organizer of the meeting with the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology...

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24.05.
2018

Non-linear responses of the stratosphere and the European climate to global warming

The effects of global warming are experienced in terms of changes in meteorological phenomena, such as the storms that reach Europe, from their region of origin in the western North Atlantic. Dr Elisa Manzini and Dr Luis Kornblueh from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), and Dr Alexey Y. Karpechko from the Finnish Meteorological...

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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: