23. May 2024

NHR workshop on parallel I/O at DKRZ

A highly specialised workshop on parallel I/O (input/output) for climate science was successfully held at DKRZ in Hamburg on May 7 and 8, 2024, engaging 16 participants in lively discussions and collaborative sessions.

15. May 2024

ISC24: Levante on rank 92 of TOP500 list

Under the motto “Reinventing HPC”, the ISC’24 takes place in Hamburg from May 12th to 16th, 2024. As the largest international HPC conference, with a diverse program of talks and exhibitions, it offers a platform to find out about innovations and applications and to network. The DKRZ participates to the ISC program with poster presentations, sofa talks, the Student Cluster Competition and personal network meetings. On the first day of the conference, the new TOP500 list of the most powerful HPC systems was released, on which the DKRZ supercomputer Levante was ranked on 92. This makes it the fifth strongest German system.

4. Apr 2024

Contribution to the WMO annual report 2023

Dr. Christopher Kadow, head of the new department "Data Analysis" at DKRZ, contributed to the current annual report “State of the Global Climate 2023” being released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

2. Apr 2024

Announcement: 8th ENES-HPC workshop in Lecce/Italy

The ENES-HPC workshop is returning to Lecce/Italy for its 8th edition. The event, which has also been hosted twice by DKRZ, is organized by the European Network for Earth System Modeling (ENES) in collaboration with ESiWACE and will bring together experts in HPC in Earth system modeling on site and online from May 22nd to 24th, 2024.

20. Mar 2024

EGU 2024: DKRZ, CEN, and CLiCCS represent Hamburg climate research

From April 14th to 19th, 2024, the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ), the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN), and the Excellence Cluster CLICCS from the University of Hamburg will present climate and sustainability research "made in Hamburg" at the EGU in Vienna.

15. Mar 2024

Python course for geosciences

From March 5-8, 2024, DKRZ and the Scientific Computing Group (WR) of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hamburg held a dedicated online Python course for geoscientists for the 6th time.

12. Mar 2024

#Zusammenland: The DKRZ is on board!

Like many other scientific institutions in Germany, the DKRZ is participating in the nationwide campaign "#zusammenland - Vielfalt macht uns stark! (Diversity makes us strong)". This campaign stands for a clear stance for an open-minded country and diverse coexistence.

31. Jan 2024

Milestone in Climate and Weather Research: Weather and Climate Model ICON published under Open Source License

The scientific and research community in Germany and Switzerland is setting a milestone in climate and weather research: Since January 31, 2024, the renowned climate and weather model ICON has been made available to the public under an open source license. This groundbreaking step contributes to making science and scientific services more transparent. At the same time, it enables further scientific progress in an area from which society can particularly benefit in times of climate change.

20. Nov 2023

EERIE Project Meeting and Hackathon

From November 6th to 10th, 2023, the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) hosted 50 participants at the first EERIE project meeting and a subsequent hackathon. The DKRZ was represented as a project partner and actively supported the event.

16. Nov 2023

Supercomputing Conference SC23

This year's SC23 will take place from November 12th to 17th, 2023 in Denver, USA. During the conference, the TOP500 list of the most powerful HPC systems was updated, with the DKRZ supercomputer Levante now ranked 74th.

14. Nov 2023

NCAR workshop: Climate model software put to the test

On November 9th and 10th, a workshop on the topic “Correctness and Reproducibility for Climate and Weather Software” took place at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado/USA.

12. Oct 2023

Retreatof the Hamburg Excellence Cluster CLICCS

This year's retreat of the Cluster of Excellence CLICCS took place in Fintel, Lower Saxony, on October 5th and 6th, 2023. Under the motto “Synthesize for impact!” Around 130 scientists exchanged ideas about common research goals, collaboration opportunities and relevant publication topics.

12. Oct 2023

GPU Programming Hackathon 2023

From September 18th to 22nd, 2023, a DKRZ team attended the this year's GPU hackathon in Lugano, Switzerland. A total of seven teams, each with up to four participants and two mentors, took part in the event, organized by the Swiss supercomputing center CSCS in cooperation with openhackathons.org.

5. Oct 2023

Data search with the new GEMS system

With the launch of the GEMS system provided by the WarmWorld project the DKRZ offers it’s users central, convenient and quick access to many of the climate and environmental data stored at DKRZ.

27. Sep 2023

Climate change - simply explaination for young scientists

In September 2023, school classes will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge on the topics of climate, climate change and sustainability at two parallel events - the Hamburg Student Congress and the educational program Wetter.Wasser.Waterkant.

25. Sep 2023

New Director of ESMO IPO at DKRZ

Dr. Fanny Adloff is starting on October 1, 2023 as the director of the new WCRP International Project Office (IPO) for Earth System Modeling and Observations (ESMO) Core Project.

18. Sep 2023

New Lead of Systems Department

On September 15, 2023, Carsten Schmitt (right in the picture) succeeds Ulf Garternicht as head of the systems department. DKRZ Managing Director Prof. Thomas Ludwig (on the left in the picture) congratulates and looks forward to a good cooperation.

11. Sep 2023

New "Data Analysis" department headed by Dr. Christopher Kadow

A new "Data Analysis" department headed by Dr. Christopher Kadow started work at DKRZ on September 1, 2023. He will drive the development of the department, which deals with essential topics related to the analysis of climate simulations.

18. Jul 2023

Berlin Summit for EVE: Digital Twins of the Earth

What is the regional impact of climate change? A "digital twin of the Earth" will help to better understand climate change and to adapt to unavoidable climate changes. From July 3-7, 2023, climate researchers collaborated with experts in AI, HPC, climate adaptation and risk management at the Berlin Summit to develop a concept for a new digital infrastructure called Earth Virtualization Engines (EVE). Among the 180 participants from 26 countries were also several Hamburg-based scientists - such as from the DKRZ, the Cluster of Excellence CLiCCS at the University of Hamburg, the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, and the Climate Service Center Germany, GERICS.

5. Jul 2023

EUDAT Summer School

Nightless nights, a CO₂-negative supercomputer and concentrated data management knowledge: The EUDAT Summer School 2023 took place from 26 to 30 June 2023 in Kajaani, Finland.