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15 June, 2018

ESRP meeting in Göttingen

Press release of the MPI for Meteorology in Hamburg Hamburg, 15 June 2018 The annual meeting of the Earth System Research Partnership, composed of Max Planck institutes and associated institutes, took place from 6 to 8 June...

14 June, 2018

The Janus head of the South Asian monsoon

The world's largest weather phenomenon efficiently purifies the air of pollutants, but also distributes them across the globe

15 May, 2018

ORBITUARY – Friedrich Begemann (1927-2018)

Prof. Dr. Friedrich Heinrich Begemann, former director at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, died on May 11, 2018, at the age of 90.

25 April, 2018

Distinction for Mainz cloud researcher

Physicist Mira Pöhlker is awarded a Minerva Fast Track position at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry

12 April, 2018

Alfred Wegener Medal for climate and earth system researcher Meinrat O. Andreae

The emeritus director of the MPI for Chemistry receives the highest award of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) for his groundbreaking research achievements

26 March, 2018

HALO research aircraft measures emissions from major cities

Researchers from Mainz analyze emissions from major Asian cities to better understand and predict the extent and impact of urban air pollution on the Earth's atmosphere.

26 February, 2018

Biological soil crusts endangered by global change

Model calculations predict a decrease of 25 to 40 percent in biological soil crusts through persisting global warming and increasing land use.

26 February, 2018

The beginnings of a research giant

On February 26, 2018, the Max Planck Society is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its foundation

14 February, 2018

Researchers reveal hidden diversity in biocrusts

The functional diversity of bacteria and fungi changes significantly over the course of biocrust development

08 February, 2018

Chemical composition of aircraft exhaust aerosols investigated

MPI for Chemistry involved in DLR and NASA research flights in Ramstein – search for alternative and more environmentally friendly aviation fuels