22. Apr 2023

Preview: DKRZ at ISC'23 in Hamburg

This year's ISC High Performance will take place from May 21 to 25, 2023 in the Congress Center in Hamburg. DKRZ is participating with contributions to the conference program and presents its work at a booth (J908) at the exhibition.

5. Apr 2023

Workshop 2023 on further development of the natESM strategy

After a break of almost three years due to the pandemic, on March 30 and 31, 2023 the natESM community met in person in Berlin: The 70 participants discussed the further development of the national Earth system modeling strategy in plenary discussions and various working groups and used the workshop for networking.

4. Apr 2023

Royal visit in Hamburg

The British King Charles III. finished his three-day visit to Germany on Friday, March 31, 2023 in Hamburg. DKRZ director Thomas Ludwig accompanied Charles and his royal consorts on a harbor tour.

29. Mar 2023

DKRZ workshop on machine learning

On March 29 and 30, 2023, a team consisting of Étienne Plésiat, Johannes Meuer, Christopher Kadow and Caroline Arnold offered 25 DKRZ users a hands-on workshop on the application of machine learning methods (ML) in climate science. The aim was to train the participants in such a way that they could then carry out an ML project independently in their own work area.

23. Mar 2023

Helmholtz AI-Conference

The Helmholtz AI conference 2023 will take place on 12–14 June in Hamburg. The conference will bring together AI/ML experts and researchers across research fields to discuss the latest research results and use cases in applied AI/ML.

6. Mar 2023

Activities of DKRZ, CLICCS and CEN at EGU

From April, 23rd to 28th, the DKRZ team and scientists from the Cluster of Excellence CLICCS and CEN will present their research at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna/Austria. At the annual conference, more than 15,000 scientists from over a hundred countries usually meet to exchange ideas on topics from all disciplines of earth, planetary and space sciences.

1. Mar 2023

Start for WarmWorld modules Better and Easier

After the successful start of the BMBF funded project WarmWorld with the module Faster in September last year, March 1st, 2023, now also marks the official start of the next two modules Better and Easier.

8. Feb 2023

ESiWACE in Barcelona and on YouTube

The Center of Excellence in Simulation of Weather and Climate in Europe (ESiWACE) is starting its third phase. After seven years as coordinator, DKRZ passed the flag to the Barcelona Supercomputing Center during a meeting from January 30 to February 2, 2023 in Barcelona. The DKRZ will continue to accompany ESiWACE3 as co-coordinator and will further be responsible for the work package data challenges.

2. Feb 2023

2nd “Hamburg Climate Futures Outlook” published: 1.5-degree goal not plausible

On February, 1st, 2023, the Universität Hamburg’s Cluster of Excellence “Climate, Climatic Change, and Society” (CLICCS) published the second edition of its study „Hamburg Climate Futures Outlook“. More than 60 researchers systematically assessed to what extent social changes are already underway — while also analyzing certain physical processes frequently discussed as tipping points.

17. Nov 2022

Research projects on energy efficiency of HPC and computing centers

As part of the BMBF program "High and high-performance computing for the digital age 2021 to 2024 - research and investments in high-performance computing", the Federal Ministry of Research is funding ten Green-HPC. The DKRZ is network leader for the EECliPs project and partner in the EE-HPC project.

9. Nov 2022

Preview: SC22

The Supercomputing Conference 2022 (SC22) will bring together the international HPC community from 13 to 18 November in Dallas/USA to exchange views on key issues and new developments in HPC, networking, storage technologies, software and hardware as well as applications and research. The DKRZ team is also involved in the scientific conference programme, both by participating in a Bird-of-Feather session and in the poster exhibition.

25. Oct 2022

Team EagleEyes wins ML challenge

The "EagleEyes" team, with the participation of Frauke Albrecht and Caroline Arnold from the Helmholtz AI support team HAICU/AIM at DKRZ, wins the "AI4EO Hyperview" Challenge.

4. Oct 2022

Climateurope2 kick-off

The Climateurope2 consortium came together for the project kick-off in Lecce, Italy, on 27-29 September 2022. The project is coordinated by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and brings together 33 partners - among them DKRZ - from 13 countries that cover a large spectrum of expertise from the social sciences and humanities to a wide range of technical expertise and climate services experience.

28. Sep 2022

GPU Programming Hackathon 2022

From September 19th to 29th, 2022 this year's "CSCS GPU Hackathon 2022" - partly virtual and partly in presence - took place in Lugano, Switzerland.

22. Sep 2022

Supercomputer "Levante" was inaugurated at DKRZ

The new supercomputer Levante was inaugurated on September 22, 2022 at DKRZ with high-ranking representatives from politics and science. The welcoming speeches were followed by two panel discussions on the challenges of climate research, which highlighted Hamburg's excellent reputation as a focal point for climate research.

12. Sep 2022

WarmWorld: Exascale EarthSystem Models to anticipate changes in a Warmer World

September 1st marks the official start of the BMBF-funded project WarmWorld. The aim of the ambitious four-year project is to harness advances in information technology to compute and evaluate climate warming trajectories at unprecedented kilometer-scales, which enable the direct simulation of crucial processes in the climate system, like convective storms and ocean eddies.

29. Aug 2022

Invitation to the inauguration of HLRE-4 "Levante"

The inauguration ceremony for the new high-performance computing system for Earth system research (HLRE-4) "Levante" will take place on 22 September 2022. The event language will be German.

11. Jul 2022


DKRZ is one of the partners for the Horizon Europe project FAIRCORE4EOSC.

30. Jun 2022

PASC22: Advanced scientific computing

Up to 300 scientists will attend this year's PASC22 (Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing) conference in Basel, Switzerland, June 27-29, 2022, with an additional one hundred participants joining via video conference. PASC22 is led by the Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS). DKRZ is participating with various contributions.

23. Jun 2022

New book about Klaus Hasselmann

The book "From decoding turbulence to unveiling the fingerprint of climate change: Klaus Hasselmann-Nobel Prize Winner in Physics 2021" has been recently published by Springer.

14. Jun 2022

Yearbook "DKRZ-Jahrbuch 2020-21" published

The fifth edition of the DKRZ yearbook for the years 2020-2021 was published in June 2022 and shows a cross-section of the work at DKRZ: It summarizes the results of important completed projects and highlights the status of ongoing as well as new projects.

7. Jun 2022

ISC'22: Levante on rank 76th of the TOP500 list

DKRZ's new Levante supercomputer is listed on rank 76th on the TOP500 list of the most powerful HPC systems. The 59th edition of the TOP500 list was released at this year's ISC'22 in Hamburg, Germany, on May 30, 2022, officially ushering in the exascale era.