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Regional and Local Climate Modeling and Analysis
Head: Douglas Maraun


Climate change is a global issue - but it is the regions where we experience its impacts: in Europe, in Austria, in Styria.

Reloclim researches the processes governing regional climate change, in particular the occurrence of extreme events such as heavy rainfall or drought. How much has the climate already changed? Has climate change already influenced recent extreme events?  What changes do we expect in the future? How would past extremes look like in a warmer climate?

Reloclim scientists furthermore aim to understand the limitations of our knowledge on regional climate change: how good are our models to simulate regional climate change?  How certain are we about our simulations?

Finally, Reloclim prepares and tailors climate simulations for studying potential impacts of climate change, to ultimately support decisions about climate change mitigation and adaptation.



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Prof. Dr. Douglas Maraun
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