COP21 Paris Climate Conference – Scientists demand courageous actions

Leading German climate scientists who are members of the Deutsches Klima-Konsortium (DKK) emphasized in a joint statement on the forthcoming UN Climate Change Conference in Paris that only "courageous and quick actions on an international political level" could limit the global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius. Given the... [Read more...]

Former MPI-M scientist Mojib Latif receives German Environmental Award

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) congratulates its former employee Professor Mojib Latif on receiving the German Environmental Award 2015. Mojib Latif shares the prize with the Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Professor Johan Rockström. Mojib Latif studied Meteorology in Hamburg, obtained his doctorate under... [Read more...]

Welcome to Science Night in Hamburg

It´s time for the Hamburg-wide Science Night "Nacht des Wissens" again. Experience climate and Earth system research at first hand in the Geomatikum building on 7 November. The Max Planck Instiute for Meteorology, CliSAP, CEN, the department of Mathematics and the Centre of Natural History arranged more than 50 different... [Read more...]

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 Opens external link in current windowUniversity of Hamburg, an international PhD program:

The Atmosphere in the Earth System

The Land in the Earth System
The Ocean in the Earth System

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