The science of SKD is organised around six research projects covering each of the strategic thematic. These projects have a time horizon of 3-4 years and combine expertise from all the partners in a truly interdisciplinary fashion. The activities are financed jointly by SKD grants and substantial in-kind from the partners. In addition, SKD scientists contribute to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report by through a 2-year project specifically targeted to model development, analyses and validation work
What is natural and what is man-made climate change?
Oceans: the basis for northern climate prediction
From global to local scenarios
Warm periods in Earth´s history
Rising waters - coasts at risk
Contribution to the IPCC 5th AR
Priority is given to improve the representation of aerosol-cloud interactions, biogeochemical feedbacks and mixing processes in the ocean