03.02.
2016

Not all forest management helps to mitigate climate change

An international research team, lead by the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement - Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (LSCE/IPSL) in France and including lead author Kim Naudts from the department "The Land in the Atmosphere" at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), found that two and a half centuries... [Read more...]
15.01.
2016

New study investigates the rate of increase of global mean precipitation with warming surface temperature in CMIP5 models

The recently published study of PhD candidate Dagmar Fläschner, Dr. Thorsten Mauritsen and Prof. Bjorn Stevens, scientists in the department "Atmosphere in the Earth System" at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), compares the rate of increase of global mean precipitation with respect to warming surface temperature... [Read more...]
13.01.
2016

Veerabhadran Ramanathan wins BBVA Climate Change Award

The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) congratulates Prof. V. Ramanathan, the recipient of the eight-edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change Category. Professor Ramanathan is recognized for his research dedicated to "quantifying how human activities disrupt Earth's energy balance... [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
IMPRS-ESM

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