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17.01.
2019

Great success in the development of the ocean model ICON-O

Peter Korn, scientist in the department “The Ocean in the Earth System” at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M), presents the current development of the ocean model ICON-O in two new publications. In the first study “A Structure Preserving Discretization of Ocean Parametrizations on Unstructured Grids”, a new solution to a...


11.01.
2019

Stevens congratulates Cazenave, Church and Gregory on winning BBVA Climate Change Award

This year´s recipients of the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change Category are Prof. Anny Cazenave (France), Prof. John Church (Australia) and Prof. Jonathan Gregory (UK). The laureates were announced by Prof. Bjorn Stevens at a press conference in Madrid on Wednesday (Jan 9) in recognition of their achievements in detecting,...


27.11.
2018

Science meets art

“The greatest scientists are artists as well,” said Albert Einstein. In line with this motto scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) competed with scientific plots for the crown of “Clim*art“ at a side event of this year’s institutes retreat from 21-23 November 2018. During the retreat the entire scientific staff of MPI-M met...


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: