After starting the TRANSCEND project at United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) in Bonn, the project now has its official launch at the Department of Geography, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU). Prof. Matthias Garschagen and the two PhD students Deepal Doshi and Mia Wannewitz are looking forward to diving right into the research activities and will be joined by further additions to the team soon.