13.11.
2017

MPI-M scientists support publication of Global Carbon Budget 2017

Today, the annual update of the Global Carbon Budget, and in total its 12th edition since its start in 2006, was released by the Global Carbon Project. As in previous years, the carbon budget analysis was supported by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M). The wide expertise of the Institute is reflected in the variety...

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09.11.
2017

Deutsches Klima-Konsortium issues a statement on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn

Leading scientists, united in the Deutsches Klima-Konsortium e.V. (DKK), issued a concerted statement on the occasion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn. The 23rd Climate Conference of the Parties (COP23) sends a message to Berlin, where a new German government is currently being negotiated. The impact of climate change is already...

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06.11.
2017

Doldrums rediscovered in storm-resolving simulations

New storm-resolving simulations, showing how resolved convection, and its associate circulations, interact with and form the larger scale circulations within the Atlantic intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) are presented by Daniel Klocke, Matthias Brueck, Cathy Hohenegger and Bjorn Stevens in a recently published article. One of the most...

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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: