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.

3. Jul 2023


The PASC23 conference in the Swiss village of Davos dedicated to the topic of Computing Across Scales, Domains, and Communities” presented form June, 26 to 28, the ideal opportunity for DKRZ colleagues to present their projects and ongoing work to the scientific community.

19. Jun 2023

ERA5 data for 1940-2023 available on Levante

For several years, DKRZ has been offering ERA5 reanalyses data to its users. This data set has been recently updated to cover the period from January 1940 to March 2023. The data can be accessed via /pool/data/ERA5 on the DKRZ supercomputer Levante; it is also accessible via an intake catalogue.

5. Jun 2023

Expansion of the exascale data archive at DKRZ

DKRZ will commission two new Spectra Logic Tfinity magnetic tape libraries in June 2023, which were supplied by Cristie Data at the end of March following a Europe-wide tender.

26. May 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.

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.

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.