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ATTO inauguration ceremony in the Brazilian rain forest

The Brazilian National Institute of Amazonian Research, the University of the State Amazonas and the Max Planck Society are opening a 325 meter high measurement tower in the Amazon rain forest [Read more...]

MPI-M scientists participate in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on climate change

The registration for the new online course on climate change and its impacts was opened on 17 August 2015. The course is produced by the German Climate Consortium (DKK), which the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is a partner institute of, and WWF Germany. MPI-M scientists Prof. Jochem Marotzke, Dr. Tatiana Ilyina and Dr.... [Read more...]
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Reimar Lüst Stipend for Louise Nuijens

Dr. Louise Nuijens, a research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), has received the Reimar Lüst Stipend for her contributions to cloud research. Dr. Nuijens wrote her dissertation at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on precipitating shallow cumulus convection. With the stipend she plans to... [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: