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Permafrost is warming at an alarming rate

Worldwide permafrost temperatures rose on average by 0.30°C over a ten year period from 2007 to 2016 most notably in the Russia North. Permafrost warming has...

07.03.2019 · Climate change / Permafrost
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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coastMap visualises nutrient loads in the North Sea

Measures to reduce harmful nutrient loads from the river basin have, contrary to expectations, led to oxygen deficits in the Hamburg Harbour. Only by combining...

06.08.2018 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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coastMap – Scientists Harvest Data Treasures

Collected measurement data from the North Sea’s seabed, its overlying water column and atmosphere are integrated into the coastMap marine geoportal, developed...

01.08.2018 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Carbon emissions from future land use

In particular forests buffer the effects of climate change. Two new studies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) examine this effect in detail. It is...

19.07.2018 · Climate change / Land-use
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Expedition with flying research platform

How does Elbe flooding change the river ecosystem and the water quality in the North Sea? MOSES measurement campaign studies effects of severe rain events

12.10.2017 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Climate of the Future

The Climate Fact Sheets reveal the spectrum of possible scenarios, providing consistent information, country by country. This information is particularly...

23.05.2017 · Climate change / Climate initiatives
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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The North Sea is no longer a natural sea

Understanding the North Sea with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht’s CoastMap web application

21.04.2017 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Climate conference in Marrakesh: was it ambitious enough ?

UN report highlights the insufficient aggregated effect of Nationally Determined Contributions.

06.12.2016 · Climate change / Climate conference
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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The importance of the oceans is discussed in Marrakech

The climate conference also focuses on the importance of the oceans. They store heat and CO2.

08.11.2016 · Climate change / Climate conference
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Sea ice and atmospheric circulation changes

Sea ice is an important component of our climate system and of great importance for the global energy balance.

04.10.2016 · Climate change / Polar regions
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Drought in Germany

At the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, a team of researchers aims to identify areas in Germany threatened by drought using a hydrological...

29.09.2016 · Climate change / Trockenheit
Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research (UFZ)
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Research topic: ozone

The ozone layer protects against UV radiation and has also influence on the climate change.

16.09.2016 · Climate change / Climate-relevant substances
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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A consistent data base for ocean carbon

Rising atmospheric CO2 is affecting ocean chemistry and drives the ocean acidification. All information is now collected in a global data base.

08.09.2016 · Climate change / Oceanography
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Sustainable land-use

Successful, sustainable use of common property is based on eight principles.

09.08.2016 · Climate change / Land-use
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)