IPCC appoints new authors: scientists from Hamburg assume important functions for sixth IPCC report

Scientists of Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and Universität Hamburg will take over the important function of being authors of the sixth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC chose seven scientists as Lead Authors, one of whom will have coordinating functions, and Review Editors. Together with...

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MPI-M scientists visited China´s Meteorological Administration

Thirteen scientists connected to the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) visited the Chinese Meteorological Administration for scientific exchange in the fields of atmospheric research and climate modeling in late March 2018.

The visit in China consisted of two parts in two different cities. The first part, in Guangzhou in the south of...

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Julia Pongratz takes on professorship in Munich

Dr Julia Pongratz, group leader in the department “Land in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), has accepted a professorship at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich. She will be Full Professor for Physical Geography and Land Use Systems as of April 2018. She accepted the call in August 2017. Pongratz...

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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: