Helmholtz Institute for Climate Service Science (HICSS)

Scientists from GERICS and the University of Hamburg cooperate in the "Helmholtz Institute for Climate Service Science" (HICSS). GERICS is a scientific organizational entity of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG).

HICSS promotes scientific exchange between both partners and pools common competencies in natural, social and economic sciences in the field of Climate Service Science.

HICSS carries out research in the three main areas

  1. From knowledge to action
  2. Modelling complex systems
  3. Evaluating the societal impact of scientific findings from climate and Earth system research