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ESKP theme special "Metropolises under pressure"

Online dossier on the development of megacities, urban climate and quality of life, question of resources and threat of natural hazards.

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Modeling European and Arctic (Paleo)Climate at Regional Scales

High resolution isotope enabled regional climate models can improve significantly water isotope climatologies.

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How swelling of aerosols is dimming the atmosphere in Africa

Aerosol particles can take up huge amounts of water. This reduces the amount of solar radiation reaching the surface.

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First evaporation measurements at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is shrinking. We measured the decisive factor - evaporation.

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Palaeoklima
Downscaling of paleoclimate model data

Downscaling of paleoclimate data offers new perspectives to comapare climate model and proxy data.

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New insights into century-scale rainfall variability over Africa

Using the longest and most comprehensive gauge series for Africa, Andreas Fink puts recent droughts into a longer term perspective.

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CLM Assembly 2018 in Karlsruhe

We are pleased to inform you that the first announcement has been distributed and the conference website of the CLM Assembly 2018 in Karlsruhe has been launched.

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Peter Knippertz and Andreas Fink awarded with a prize.

“Meteorology of Tropical West Africa; the forecasters’ handbook” has been awarded by the Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) with the prize “2017 ASLI Choice”.

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Was the earth a snowball?

Aiko Voigt gets to the bottom of the KIT phenomenon. The results could provide insights into the extent to which life on other planets is possible.

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Reliable wind power for Europe

Comment of Prof. Joaquim G. Pinto and Dr. Christian M. Grams about the impact of climate change on European wind power

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Willis hail project is one of the Willis Tower Watson flagship projects

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DACCIWA - Weather, Climate and Air Pollution in Western Africa:

A report on the atmospheric measurements in 2016

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Saharan Dust: Reliable Forecasts for Photovoltaic

PerduS Project Examines Yield Loss of Photovoltaic Panels Caused by Desert Dust

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