Climate Theory

The Climate Theory group at the Niels Bohr Institute is engaged in understanding the Earth's climate. The surface temperature on the planet depends on solar radiation, composition of the atmosphere, heat flow in the atmosphere and oceans, ice masses and many other factors. Many fundamental questions regarding the behavior of this complex system are still unsolved. In the group we investigate how the temporal variability that emerges in the coupled Earth system can be described, explained and predicted within the frameworks of dynamical systems theory and theoretical physics. A specific focus are tipping points and rapid climate transitions, which are investigated both from a modelling perspective, a dynamical systems view and through analysis of paleoclimatic records.
Further, fundamental research in turbulence, multi scale processes, bifurcation theory, critical transitions and complex systems is conducted.

The group is highly connected in the international community through leadership of the H2020 project TiPES and the Innovative Training Network CriticalEarth involving approximately 20 leading European Universities and research institutions.

























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Bochow, Nils External, Ph.d Student +4535324976 E-mail
Bramsen, Maria Caso Research Secretary +4535323633 E-mail
Brauns, Jade Omotoyosi Nina PhD Fellow +4535323841 E-mail
Buschsieweke, Anna-Maria Doctor +4535324229 E-mail
Christensen, Kevin Amtoft Chef   E-mail
Cook, Eliza Assistant Professor +4535334426 E-mail
Ditlevsen, Peter Professor +4535320603 E-mail
Johnsen, Carl-Johannes Visitor +4535331501 E-mail
Kjær, Helle Astrid Project Coordinator +4535320629 E-mail
Koldtoft, Iben Enrolled PhD Student +4530450128 E-mail
Kypke, Kolja Leon PhD Fellow +4535331178 E-mail
Lange, Pernille Friis Academic Staff   E-mail
Lohmann, Johannes Jakob Assistant Professor   E-mail
Pehrsson, Helene Laboratory Assistant +4535326702 E-mail
Prætorius, Henrik Journalist +4535334912 E-mail
Rapp, Dina PhD Fellow +4535325470 E-mail
Sørensen, Charlotte Runge Doctor   E-mail
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Yang, Ji Woong Postdoc +4535326844 E-mail


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Martin Frølund MSc. Student