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

Anvil-cloud. Photo by Traute Crueger ©2017

Improved representation of convection, tropical clouds and precipitation in climate models

In a new study, Dr Karsten Peters and Dr Traute Crueger, both scientists in the department “The Atmosphere in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institue for Meteorology (MPI-M),  together with their colleagues Prof Christian Jakob and Dr Benjamin Möbis from Monash University, Australia, show for the first time that a more... [Read more.]

MPI-M scientists participate in new public outreach project

Two scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) collaborated with Latest Thinking, a public outreach project using an innovative video format for sharing research results, to explain their research in an understandable way to a wider audience. In order to provide everyone interested in science with a fast and easy... [Read more.]
Prof Dr Jochem Marotzke. Photo: MPI-M, D. Ausserhofer.

Jochem Marotzke elected to acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering

On 12 October 2016 Prof. Dr. Jochem Marotzke, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), was elected to the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) as a full member. The election is an honor for his scientific achievements. 35 outstanding scientists will actively participate as new members of the... [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 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: