PALAEO-RA – Global Climate of the Past Six Centuries

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Brönnimann, S., J. Wintzer (2019) Climate Data Empathy. WIREs Climate Change,10, e559.

  • Labbé, T., C. Pfister, S. Brönnimann, D. Rousseau, J. Franke, and B. Bois (2019) The longest homogeneous series of Grape Harvest Dates, Beaune 1354-2018, and its significance for the understanding of past and present Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2018-179, in review, 2019

  • Valler, V., Franke, J., and Brönnimann, S. (2018) Impact of different estimations of the background-error covariance matrix on climate reconstructions based on data assimilation, Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2018-168, in review.

  • Brönnimann, Stefan; Luca Frigerio, Mikhaël Schwander, Marco Rohrer, Peter Stucki, Jörg Franke (2019) Causes for increased flood frequency in central Europe in the 19th century. Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-17, in review.   

  • Burgdorf, A., S. Brönnimann, and J. Franke (2019) Two types of North American droughts related to different atmospheric circulation patternsc. Clim. Past Discuss., https://www.clim-past-discuss.net/cp-2019-22/, accepted.

  • Pfister, L., F. Hupfer, Y. Brugnara, L. Munz, L. Villiger, L. Meyer, M. Schwander, F. A. Isotta, C. Rohr and S. Brönnimann (2019) Early instrumental meteorological measurements in Switzerland. Clim. Past,15,1345-1361, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1345-2019.  

  • Brönnimann, S., P. Stucki, A. Zischg (2019) Simulation des Hochwassers von 1868 und Lehren für die Zukunft. In: Lernen aus Extremereignissen. Forum für Wissen 2019, Heft 78, WSL Birmensdorf, pp. 13-20, https://www.dora.lib4ri.ch/wsl/islandora/object/wsl:19986.

  • Brönnimann, S. (2019) Dem Empiriker über die Schulter geschaut. Messen, Sammeln, Ordnen, Darstellen: Humboldts Umgang mit Klimadaten. GeoAgenda2019/2, 22-25. 

  • Neukom, R., L. A. Barboza, M. P. Erb, F. Shi, J. Emile-Geay, M. N. Evans, J. Franke, D. Kaufman, L. Lücke, K. Rehfeld, A. Schurer, V. Valler, F. Zhu, S. Brönnimann, G. J. Hakim, B. J. Henley, F. C. Ljungqvist, N. McKay, and L. von Gunten (2019) Consistent multi-decadal variability in global temperature reconstructions and simulations over the Common Era. Nature Geoscience, 12, 643-649, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-019-0400-0

  • Brönnimann, S., J. Franke, S. U. Nussbaumer, H. J. Zumbühl, D. Steiner, M. Trachsel, G. C. Hegerl, A. Schurer, M. Worni, A. Malik, J. Flückiger, and C. C. Raible (2018) Last phase of the Little Ice Age forced by volcanic eruptions. NatureGeoscience, 12, 650-656, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-019-0402-y.

  • Schurer, A. P., G. C. Hegerl, J. Luterbacher, S. Brönnimann, T. Cowan, S. Tett, D. Zanchettin, and C. Timmreck (2019) Disentangling the causes of the European year without a Summer of 1816. Environmental Research Letters, 14,094019, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab3a10.

  • Brönnimann, S. (2019) Weather and climate in Switzerland in the 1810s. Annales Valaisannes (in French; English translation: https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/133165)

  • Slivinski, L. C., G. P. Compo, J. S. Whitaker, P. D. Sardeshmukh, B. Giese, C. McColl, P. Brohan, R. Allan, X. Yin, R. Vose, H. Titchner, J. Kennedy, N. Rayner, L. J. Spencer, L. Ashcroft, S. Brönnimann, M. Brunet, D. Camuffo, R. Cornes, T. A. Cram, R. Crouthamel, F. Domínguez-Castro, J. E. Freeman, J. Gergis, E. Hawkins, P. D. Jones, S. Jourdain, A. Kaplan, H. Kubota, F. Le Blancq, T.C. Lee, A. Lorrey, J. Luterbacher, M. Maugeri, C. J. Mock, G. W. K. Moore, R. Przybylak, C. Pudmenzky, C. Reason, V. C. Slonosky, C. Smith, B. Tinz, B. Trewin, M. A. Valente, X. L. Wang, C. Wilkinson, K. Wood, P. Wyszynski (2019) Towards a more reliable historical reanalysis: Improvements to the Twentieth Century Reanalysis system. Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 145 (724), 2876-2908, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.3598.

  • Brönnimann, S., R. Allan, L. Ashcroft, S. Baer, M. Barriendos, R. Brázdil, Y. Brugnara, M. Brunet, M. Brunetti, B. Chimani, R. Cornes, F. Domínguez-Castro, J. Filipiak, D. Founda, R. García Herrera, J. Gergis, S. Grab, L. Hannak, H. Huhtamaa, K. S. Jacobsen, P. Jones, S. Jourdain, A. Kiss, K. E. Lin, A. Lorrey, E. Lundstad, J. Luterbacher, F. Mauelshagen, M. Maugeri, N. Maughan, R. Neukom, A. Moberg, S. Nicholson, S. Noone, Ø. Nordli, K. B. Ólafsdóttir, P. R. Pearce, L. Pfister, K. Pribyl, R. Przybylak, C. Pudmenzky, D. Rasol, D. Reichenbach, L. Řezníčková, F. S. Rodrigo, C. Rohr, O. Skrynyk, V. Slonosky, P. Thorne, M. A. Valente, J. M. Vaquero, N. E. Westcottt, F. Williamson, P. Wyszyński (2019) Unlocking pre-1850 instrumental meteorological records: A global inventory. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. (early online, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0040.1).

  • Hegerl, G. C., S. Brönnimann, T. Cowan, A. R Friedman; E. Hawkins; C. Iles, W. Müller, A. Schurer, S. Undorf (2019) Causes of climate change over the historical record. Environmental Research Letters 14 (12), https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ab4557.

  • Franke, J., V. Valler, S. Brönnimann, R. Neukom, and F. Jaume Santero, F. (2019) The importance of input data quality and quantity in climate field reconstructions – results from a Kalman filter based paleodata assimilation method, Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-80, in review.

  • Brönnimann, S. (2019) Der Ausbruch des Tambora und das „Jahr ohne Sommer“ 1816 – The Tambora eruption and the “Year Without a Summer” of 1816. In: Deutsche Meteorologische Gesellschaft DMG (Eds.) Europäischer Meteorologischer Kalender 2020 - European Meteorological Calendar: Vulkane und Klima.

  • Brönnimann, S. (2019) Dem Empiriker über die Schulter geschaut. Messen, Sammeln, Ordnen, Darstellen: Humboldts Umgang mit Klimadaten. DMG Mitteilungen, 2019/4, 6-8.

  • Valler, V., Y. Brugnara, J. Franke, and S. Brönnimann (2019) Assimilating monthly precipitation data in a paleoclimate data assimilation framework. Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-137, in review.

  • Brugnara, Y., L. Pfister, L. Villiger, C. Rohr, F. A. Isotta, and S. Brönnimann (2019) Early instrumental meteorological observations in Switzerland: 1708–1873, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2019-234, in review.

Presentations

  • „From the Little Ice Age to Present Climate“, ETH Zurich, Colloquium Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • „Learning from observations and reanalyses: Uncertainties, ensembles and other issues“, University of Bern, Seminar on epistemology of climate change (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • „Humboldt today: Public awareness of climate change and our relationship to Earth“, Alexander von Humboldt and the Earth System Sciences, Paris, 22 Nov 2019 (Panel, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • „Da Galileo al riscaldamento globale: il contributo delle antiche osservazioni meteorologiche allo studio dei cambiamenti climatici“, Festival Meteorologia, Rovereto, 18 Nov 2019 (Talk, Yuri Brugnara)
  • „Conventional Data Rescue“, Copernicus Climate Change Services 3rd General Assembly, Warsaw, 29 Oct 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Unlocking pre-1850 instrumental meteorological records: A global inventory", Symposium meteorological libraries/archives weather services europe, Vienna, 24 Oct 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann, by skype)
  • "Unveiling climate history since the 14th century by means of historical evidence: A preliminary global inventory", PAGES CRAIS Workshop, Leipzig, 8-9 October 2019 (Talk, Angela-Maria Burgdorf)
  • "Unlocking pre-1850 instrumental meteorological records: A global inventory", PAGES CRAIS Workshop, Leipzig, 8-9 October 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Climate Change - A state of science review",ISCM Conference Zurich,AXIS Capital, Zurich, 24 Sep 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Neue Resultate zum Klimawandel", Kantonsschule Seetal, 20 Sep 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Klima und Wetter im Laufe der Zeit", Swiss Engineering STV – Sektion Berner Oberland, Steffisburg, 19 Sep 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "From the Little Ice Age to the Present", Institute of Geography, University of Bern, 19 September 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Paleoreanalysis – how to reconstruct global 3D climate", Visit of University of Mainz, University of Bern, 17 September 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Vergangenheit – Zukunft - Massnahmen", Amtsleiterinnentreffen, Liechtensteinische Botschaft, Bern, 13 September 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Climate information from Dove", EMS Meeting, Copenhagen, 9-13 Septempber 2019 (Poster, E. Lundstad)
  • "Klimawandel - Was bedeutet das für die Stadt Bern?", Mitarbeitenden-Information des städtischen Tiefbauamts, Bern, 4 September (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Humboldt and Earth System Sciences", From von Humboldt into the Anthropocene, Leopoldina, Halle, Germany, 21 June 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann).
  • "Die Überschwemmungen von 1868: Ein Hochwasser prägt die Schweiz ", Buch am Mittag, University Library, Bern, 11 June 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann and Stephanie Summermatter).
  • „Data Assimilation Intercomparison Project (DAIP)“ PAGES Workshop on Data Assimilation and Proxy System Modeling DAPS, College Park, MD, USA, 30 May 2019 (Talk, Jörg Franke).
  • "Simulation des Hochwassers von 1868 und Lehren für die Zukunft", Forum für Wissen, WSL Davos, 24 May 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann).
  • "Climate data from the central Andes and Mt. Kenya: From quality control to trend analysis ", Climate Physics Colloquium, University of Bern, 29 April 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann).
  • "1868 – ein Hochwasser prägt die Schweiz", Historischer Verein Luzern, 25 March 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann and Stephanie Summermatter).
  • "Klima entziffern", University Library Bern, 14 March 2019 (public „Science Talk“ with Stefan Brönnimann).
  • "1868 – ein Hochwasser prägt die Schweiz", Volkshochschule Schwyz, 12 March 2019 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann and Stephanie Summermatter).
  • "Climatic changes in Switzerland over the last 300 years", Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Bern, 1 December 2018 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "1868 – the flood that changed Switzerland", Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Bern, 1 December 2018 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Historische Wetterdaten - Klimatologische und geschichtswissenschaftliche Perspektiven", Conference: Archive der Umwelt. Naturwissenschaften und Geschichte, Bern, 23 November 2018 (Talk, Franziska Hupfer and Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "A global inventory of early instrumental records", 11th ACRE ACRE (Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth) Workshop, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, 12 November 2018 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann) 
  • "A global palaeo reanalysis using early instrumental and documentary data in an off-line data assimilation approach", Mini-Workshop on Historical Climate, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 8 November 2018 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)
  • "Paleoreanalysis – how to reconstruct global 3D climate", Colloquium in Climatology, Climate Risks and Remote Sensing, University of Bern, 17 October 2018 (Talk, Stefan Brönnimann)

Publications of the climatology group

Error: