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04.09.
2019

New study shows highly different responses of surface vs air temperature following deforestation

In a new study published recently in Earth System Dynamics and highlighted in Nature Climate Change, scientists in the department “The Land in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) – Dr Johannes Winckler, Dr Christian Reick, Marvin Heidkamp, Dr Andreas Chlond, Dr Thomas Raddatz and Prof Julia Pongratz – together with...


04.09.
2019

Dirk Notz takes on professorship at Universität Hamburg

Dr Dirk Notz, group leader in the department “The Ocean in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), has accepted a professorship at the Institute of Oceanography at the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, Universität Hamburg, as of 1st  September 2019. Dirk Notz will not leave MPI-M entirely, he will...


16.08.
2019

Understanding cloud organization from satellite images

In order to better understand cloud structures more than 60 scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) and the Laboratoire Météorologie Dynamique (LMD), France, classified ten thousand satellite images into four types of organization. They now challenge interested people in a competition to join and build a machine learning...


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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
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PhD Programme IMPRS-ESM

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