Working group Clouds and global climate on the meadow in a park. Photo: Johannes Quaas / University of Leipzig

Unser Team

Meet the members of the team of the working group.

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Neben einer Cumuluswolke sind die hohen Eiswolken, die Zirren zu sehen. Darunter ist auch eine linienförmige Zirruswolke, ein Kondensstreifen von einem Flugzeug.

Research profile

The working group investigates the role of clouds in climate change. The focus of the research is the influence of aerosol particles on clouds, which have an impact on the Earth's energy balance.

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In satellite observations the pollution tracks of industrial emissions become visible. Photo Nasa
Rapid adjustments especially of clouds after increase in atmospheric CO2 are to be understood better using global climate models as well as cloud-resolving models. Graphic: Christina Nam
The cloud liquid water path changes as a function of the cloud droplet concentrations. FORCeS assessses which processes in detail change, and how they can better be represented in climate models. Graphic: Dipu Sudhakar / Universität Leipzig


Blue an whiete books in a shelf. Photo: Katrin Schandert

Our publications

On these pages you find the publications of our working group.

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Leipzig Institute of Meteorology

Working group Clouds and Global climate

Stephanstraße 3
04103 Leipzig

Telephone: +49 341 97-32931
Telefax: +49 341 97-32899

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