You are here: Home PIK Members Georg Feulner NEWS

News

Recent papers, presentations, degrees

Upcoming / ongoing

20 April 2017 to 27 July 2017: Lecture on climate modelling (Einführung in die Klimamodellierung), Institut für Physik und Astronomie, Universität Potsdam


2017

grad 50 22 March 2017: Julius Garbe has successfully defended his MSc thesis on "Long-term evolution
and critical thresholds of the Antarctic Ice Sheet" at Universität Hamburg

impact_50.jpeg

13 January 2017: Has the asteroid impact 66 million years ago killed the dinosaurs? New study published in Geophysical Research Letters, see also: animations, press release


2016

grad 50 21 December 2016: Erik Gengel has successfully defended his MSc thesis on "Coupling the dynamic vegetation model LPJmL to the Potsdam Earth Model POEM" at Universität Potsdam

talk 50

15 November 2016: Invited lecture on "The climate on early Earth", physics department, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
grad 50 29 September 2016: Stefan Fuchs has successfully defended his BSc thesis on "GEOCARBPIK: Implementation of a model for the global carbon cycle during the Phanerozoic" at HTW Berlin

talk 50

21 September 2016: Invited lecture on "The Faint Young Sun Paradox" at the conference "Cosmology on Small Scales", Prague

talk 50

13-15 September 2016: Three lectures at the Studienwoche of the Elite Graduate Physics Programme of University of Erlangen-Nürnberg/University of Regensburg, Tramin
grad 50 2 May 2016: Moritz Kreuzer has successfully defended his BSc thesis on "Flexible Energy Balance Climate Models for Teaching and Research" at Universität Ulm

talk 50

6 April 2016: Presentation on "Modelling the Climate Evolution of the Early Earth" at the General Meeting of DFG SPP 1833 “Building a Habitable Earth”, Köln

talk 50

22 March 2016: Invited lecture on "Water – Origin and History of a Remarkable Substance" at Universität Hohenheim
Logo_PIK_50.jpeg 26 January 2016: I have been elected as scientific mediator/ombudsman for good scientific practice at PIK (together with Jessica Strefler) for the term 2016–2019


2015

15 October 2015 – 4 February 2016: Lecture on Earth's climate history (Klimageschichte der Erde), Institut für Physik und Astronomie, Universität Potsdam

talk 50

13 November 2015: Invited lecture on climate change and the 2-degrees guardrail at Humboldt-Kolleg Budapest 2015
4 November 2015: I have been awarded an award for excellent teaching (Preis für herausragende Lehre) by the Faculty of Science at Universität Potsdam
4 November 2015: Levke Caesar has been awarded an award for the best master's degree (Jacob-Jacobi-Preis) by the Faculty of Science at Universität Potsdam
grad 50 4 November 2015: Karola Schulz has successfully defended her BSc thesis on "Timescales for Snowball Earth glaciation and deglaciation" at Universität Potsdam
grad 50 September 2015: Julia Brugger has successfully defended her MSc thesis on "Simulating the climatic effects of the Chicxulub impact with a coupled atmosphere-ocean model" at Universität Potsdam
September 2015: Has the rise of algae contributed to Snowball Earth cooling? New study published in Nature Geoscience, see also the PIK News
grad 50 July 2015: Levke Caesar has successfully defended her MSc thesis on "Testing and tuning the new Potsdam Earth Model POEM" at Universität Potsdam
May 2015: I have completed the training course Senior Teaching Professionals at the Potsdam Graduate School, Universität Potsdam
May 2015: Has the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation weakened during the 20th century? New study published in Nature Climate Change, see also the press release
March 2015: I have been appointed Chief Editor for Climate Change of the new journal Global Challenges (Wiley Open Access)

talk 50

21 January 2015: Invited presentation on the reproducibility challenge in climate science at conference "Academic Publishing in Europe", Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin

2014

talk 50

13 November 2014: Invited presentation on the reproducibility challenge in climate science at ETH Zürich
15 October 2014 – 4 February 2015: Lecture on climate modelling (Einführung in die Klimamodellierung), Institut für Physik und Astronomie, Universität Potsdam
snowball_50.png August 2014: At which point does Earth turn into a "Snowball"? Paper on the global glaciations around 700 million years ago published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters
grad 50 July 2014: Fabian Fischer has successfully completed his BSc thesis on early Eocene climate simulations at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
grad 50 June 2014: Matteo Willeit had his PhD defense on vegetation-climate feedbacks at Potsdam University
gcii_logo_50.jpg April 2014: Several new papers resulting from PIK's contribution to the EU-funded Initial Training Network GREENCYCLES II have appeared in print over the past few months: Foley et al. (2013), Willeit, Ganopolski & Feulner (2014), Foley et al. (2014), Willeit et al. (2014)
2013
grad 50 December 2013: Julius Garbe has successfully completed his BSc thesis on the equable climate problem at Humboldt University Berlin
Northern hemisphere September 2013: New paper On the Origin of the Surface Air Temperature Difference Between the Hemispheres in Earth’s Present-Day Climate finally published in the Journal of Climate
talk 50 July 2013: Invited presentation on the long-term evolution of Earth's atmosphere and climate at the Max Planck Society symposium Origins of Life, Dresden, Germany
talk 50 June 2013: Invited presentation on Earth's climate history at the Space Research Institute (IWF) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Graz, Austria
grad 50 May 2013: Hendrik Kienert had his PhD defense on climate simulations of the faint young Sun problem at Potsdam University
talk 50 April 2013: Invited seminar on the faint young Sun paradox at the Institut für Meteorologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
talk 50 April 2013: Presentation Why is the Northern hemisphere warmer than the Southern hemisphere? at the EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria
2012
Faint young Sun paradox December 2012: New paper Faint young Sun problem more severe due to ice-albedo feedback and higher rotation rate of the early Earth published in Geophysical Research Letters, see the press release
talk 50 September 2012: Invited presentation on climate model validation at conference Evaluation of Earth system models using modern and palaeo-observations in Cambridge, UK
Faint young Sun paradox May 2012: Review paper The faint young Sun problem published in Reviews of Geophysics
talk 50 February 2012: Invited presentation at symposium Solar Effects on Earth's Atmosphere and Climate at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2011
Little Ice Age August 2011: New paper Are the most recent estimates for Maunder Minimum solar irradiance in agreement with temperature reconstructions? published in Geophysical Research Letters, see the press release
talk 50 June 2011: Invited presentation at symposium The Impact of Solar Variability on the Earth at the 2011 General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)
2010
talk 50 May 2010: Invited keynote presentation at the 2010 SORCE Science Meeting, Keystone, Colorado, 19-21 May 2010
Solar minimum March 2010: New paper On the Effect of a New Grand Minimum of Solar Activity on the Future Climate on Earth published in Geophysical Research Letters, see the press release 

 

 

Image credits: Algal bloom: ESA; North Atlantic warming hole: Rahmstorf et al. (2015)/Nature Climate Change; Snowball Earth: various sources on the internet, original source unknown; GREENCYCLES-II logo: GREENCYCLES-II network; Northern hemisphere: Wikimedia Commons (public domain); Archean landscape, graduation icon, presentation icon: Georg Feulner; Winter Landscape with Bird Trap by Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Wikimedia Commons (public domain); Sun without sunspots: NASA (public domain); Wiley Open Access logo: John Wiley & Sons; Universität Potsdam logo: Universität Potsdam.