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27.01.
2020

Stephanie Fiedler takes up professorship in Cologne

Dr Stephanie Fiedler, former scientist in the department "The Atmosphere in the Earth System" at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), took up a position as junior professor for energy meteorology at the Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology at the University of Cologne in January 2020.


Photo: Half of mankind is living next to the coast. Sea level rise can become a risk. Credit: J. Zapata / unsplash
09.01.
2020

Using sea-level rise to define climate targets

One major consequence of global warming is the rising sea level. A study conducted at Universität Hamburg’s Cluster of Excellence for climate research CLICCS by Dr Chao Li, scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and his colleagues now shows:


Photo von Prof Kerry Emanuel in Lexington
09.01.
2020

Kerry Emanuel winning BBVA Climate Change Award

This year´s recipient of the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change Category is the American scientist Professor Kerry Emanuel. President of this year’s jury is Prof Bjorn Stevens, director of the department “The Atmosphere in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M).


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:

 

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