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You can register here for the PROCLIAS-ISIMIP webinar series on climate impact attribution. The series will consist of 7 online lectures, covering the basic concepts of attribution science and presenting selected case studies of climate impact attribution. The lectures will always take place 13.00 – 14.00 CET / CEST.

Organizers: Veronika Huber and Lukas Gudmundsson
Co-conveners: Katja Frieler, Inga Menke, Christopher Reyer, Wim Thiery


  • 27 Jan: Gabriele Hegerl: Climate change detection & attribution in the context of IPCC WG1
  • 3 Mar: Friederike Otto: Attributing of extreme weather events
  • 28 Apr: Katja Frieler & Matthias Mengel: Climate impact attribution in the context of IPCC WG2
  • 9 May: Max Callaghan and Quentin Lejeune: A database of 100,000 studies on attributable climate impacts derived with machine learning: methodology and potential uses or follow-up analyses.

Case studies:

  • 23 May: Jordis Tradowsky: Attribution of heavy rainfall event leading to severe flooding in Western Europe in July 2021
  • 14 Jun: Benjamin Sultan: Attribution of crop production loss in West Africa
  • 5 Jul: Luke Grant: Attribution of physical changes in freshwater lake systems

Register once and you will automatically receive an invitation link for each individual lecture in a separate email shortly before each lecture. You can register at any time during the ongoing lecture series, but please note that we can only send you the correct link for the upcoming lecture if you have registered and confirmed your registration by 13.00 CET/CEST on the day before the lecture.

Participant data

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Organizational matters


We would like to point out that within this meeting, personal data such as your contact details will be processed by us. This data will be processed exclusively for the purpose of contacting you and providing you with information in compliance with the EU-GDPR. Data economy, data minimization as well as your rights as affected parties are extremely important to us. If you have any objections, please contact the Orga-Team.

If you have general questions in regards to data protection @ PIK, you can contact our data protection officer at datenschutz@pik-potsdam.de at any time. Please read our Data Protection Policy carefully.  We are planning to record audio and video of the presentations, opening and closing sessions as well as of the discussions. For more details in regards to that, please read the termins below.


The lecture series will be executed based on the teleconferencing system Zoom provided by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ("Zoom"), 55 Almaden Boulevard, 6th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113. We will not record speakers and participant discussions.  If you participate in discussions, you and your contributions to the discussion by audio, video and/or chat will be a part of the conference session and will be streamed using the Zoom infrastructure and might be transferred to the USA or other Zoom computing centers in the world. At the same time, to ensure compliance with EU data protection law, we kindly ask you to not film, take photos, record or further publish any material of the conference and the following discussion. Also please do not forward the Zoom link to third parties. Your participation in these Zoom sessions is not required by law or contract. If you do not provide us with your personal data for the purpose of these meetings, you cannot participate in the conference.  If your personal data are processed, then you are a data subject within the meaning of the EU-GDPR and you shall have rights vis-à-vis the Controller.


We are looking forward to a successfull webinar series with you!

If you wish to, you can always reach us by email to the organising team

Best regards

Your ISIMIP and PROCLIAS Organising Team