Team Retreat in Payerbach, October 2021. Copyright © Behrooz Keshtgar.

All things climate!

Climate is a fascinating system that affects and shapes the environment, human society, and our daily life. Our ability to understand and predict the climate is only as good as the knowledge of climate processes and their interactions. We combine physics-based computer models with theory and data analysis to increase our understanding of the climate system.

We employ various types of climate models to seek answers to fundamental questions related to the functioning of the general circulation of the atmosphere, the climate impact of clouds and their interaction with radiation, past extreme climates, and the habitability of extrasolar Earth-like planets.