Skip to main content


Literature and Discussion Seminar «Stable States and Tipping Points in the Earth System»


Date: Thursday 25th November, 15:00pm

Paper: Niklas Boers (PIK): Observation-based early-warning signals for a collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Venue: Online via Webex, access details below

Host: Alexandra Zuhr & Philip Meister (AWI)

We would like to build up on that momentum und hereby welcome you to the third edition of the literature and discussion seminar «Stable States and Tipping Points in the Earth System»!

As previously, we particularly invite all PhD and master students, but also all PostDocs and Seniors, to attend the seminar. There will be six sessions, each focusing on a specific topic such as Ocean Circulation, Vegetation and feedbacks in social-ecological systems. Each seminar will be guided by one speaker presenting for ~15 minutes. Afterwards, we are looking forward to lively discussions with you.

Attached you will find a short concept paper with the topics and dates.  You can also find more information on this Confluence page. Please also forward this email to anyone you think might be interested. We will not send further reminders to these general distribution lists. So, if you want to receive further updates, please feel free to join our mailing list by writing us an email.

The first seminar will take place Thursday, November 25 2021 from 3 to 4 pm on

Niklas Boers, PIK: Observation-based early warning-signals for collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Meeting link:

Meeting number: 2731 180 0081

Password: nH6XxymdR79

Best wishes
Alexandra and Philip

P.S.: Bonus for all AWI PhD students: POLMAR will give you one credit point for attending six seminars.