15.02.
2018

MiKlip publishes the decadal climate forecasts for 2018-2027 including the annual forecast for 2018

The MiKlip project, led by Prof Jochem Marotzke and coordinated by Dr Sebastian Hettrich at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, has made its decadal climate forecasts for 2018-2027 available online this month.

Decadal climate predictions cover timescales of several years up to a decade. They close the gap between short-term weather...

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15.02.
2018

Claudia Timmreck successfully habilitated at Universität Hamburg

Dr Claudia Timmreck, scientist in the group “Middle and Upper Atmosphere” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), was awarded her Habilitation (the highest qualification level in the German university system) on the 29th of January 2018.  

In her Habilitation Colloquium entitled:  “How good are large volcanic eruptions as an analog for...

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09.02.
2018

Thorsten Mauritsen is appointed professor at Stockholm University

Dr Thorsten Mauritsen, group leader in the department “The Atmosphere in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), has accepted an appointment at the Department of Meteorology (MISU) at Stockholm University. 



Dr Thorsten Mauritsen studied physics and meteorology at the Universities of Copenhagen and Stockholm. He...

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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: