Peer-reviewed articles

Malik, A., S. Brönnimann, P. Perona (2017) Statistical link between external climate forcings and modes of ocean variability. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3832-5.

Flückiger, S., S. Brönnimann A. Holzkämper, J. Fuhrer, D. Krämer, C. Pfister, C. Rohr (2017) Simulating crop yield losses in Switzerland for historical and present Tambora climate scenarios. Environ. Res. Lett., 12, 074026, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7246.

Franke, J., S. Brönnimann, J. Bhend, Y. Brugnara (2017) A monthly global paleo-reanalysis of the atmosphere from 1600 to 2005 for studying past climatic variations. Scientific Data 4, 170076. doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.76.

Brázdil, R., P. Stucki, P. Szabó, P. Dobrovolný, L. Řezníčková, O. Kotyza, H. Valášek, L. Dolák, P. Zahradníček, S. Suchánková (2017) The second most disastrous windstorm of the nineteenth century in the Czech Lands, 26-27 October 1870. Theor. Appl. Climatology, doi:10.1007/s00704-017-2146-1.

Brázdil, R., P. Stucki, P. Szabó, P. Dobrovolný, L. Řezníčková, O. Kotyza, H. Valášek, M. Melo, S. Suchánková, L. Dolák, K. Chromá (2017) The extraordinary windstorm of 7 December 1868 in the Czech Lands and its central European context. Int. J. Climatol. doi:10.1002/joc.4973.

Brönnimann, Stefan; Jacques-Coper, Martín; Rozanov, Eugene; Fischer, Andreas M.; Morgenstern, Olaf; Zeng, Guang; Akiyoshi, Hideharu; Yamashita, Yousuke (2017) Tropical circulation and precipitation response to ozone depletion and recovery. Environ. Res. Lett., 12, 064011, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7416.

Gubler, S., Hunziker, S., Begert, M., Croci-Maspoli, M., Konzelmann, T., Brönnimann, S., Schwierz, C., Oria, C. and Rosas, G. (2017) The influence of station density on climate data homogenization. Int. J. Climatol. doi:10.1002/joc.5114 (early view)

Rohrer, M., M. Croci-Maspoli, and C. Appenzeller (2017) Climate change and circulation types in the Alpine region. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 26(1), 83-92, doi:10.1127/metz/2016/0681.

Gubler, S., S. Hunziker, M. Begert, M. Croci-Maspoli, T. Konzelmann, S. Brönnimann, C. Schwierz, C. Oria, and G. Rosas (2017) The influence of station density on climate data homogenization using HOMER. International Journal of Climatology (accepted).

Hersbach, H., S. Brönnimann, L. Haimberger, M. Mayer, L. Villiger, J. Comeaux, A. Simmons, D. Dee, S. Jourdain, C. Peubey, P. Poli, N. Rayner, A. Sterin, A. Stickler, M. A. Valente, and S. Worley (2017) The potential value of early (1939-1967) upper-air data in atmospheric climate reanalysis. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143, 1197-1210. doi:10.1002/qj.3040.

Thorne P. W., R. J. Allan, L. Ashcroft, P. Brohan, R.J.H Dunn, M. J. Menne, P. Pearce, J. Picas, K. M. Willett, M. Benoy, S. Brönnimann, P. O. Canziani, J. Coll, R. Crouthamel, G. P. Compo, D. Cuppett, M. Curley, C. Duffy, I. Gillespie, J. Guijarro, S. Jourdain, E. C. Kent, H. Kubota, T. P. Legg, Q. Li, J. Matsumoto, C. Murphy, N. A. Rayner, J. J. Rennie, E. Rustemeier, L. Slivinski, V. Slonosky, A. Squintu, B. Tinz, M. A. Valente, S. Walsh, X. L. Wang, N. Westcott, K. Wood, S. D. Woodruff and S. J. Worley (2017) Towards an integrated set of surface meteorological observations for climate science and applications. B. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. (accepted), doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0165.1.

Wegmann, M., Y. Orsolini, E. Dutra, O. Bulygina, A. Sterin and S. Brönnimann (2017) Eurasian snow depth in long-term climate reanalyses. The Cryosphere 11, 923-935, doi:10.5194/tc-11-923-2017.

Wang, H., T. Rutishauser, Z. Tao, S. Zhong, Q. Ge, J. Dai (2017) Impacts of global warming on phenology of spring leaf unfolding remain stable in the long run. International Journal of Biometeorology, 61(2), 287-292, doi:10.1007/s00484-016-1210-3.

Malik, A., S. Brönnimann, A. Stickler, C. C. Raible, S. Muthers, J. Anet, E. Rozanov, W. Schmutz (2017) Decadal to Multi-decadal Scale Variability of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall in the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Chemistry Climate Model SOCOL-MPIOM. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3529-9.

Samartin, S., O. Heiri, F. Joos, H. Renssen, J. Franke, S. Brönnimann, W. Tinner (2017). Warm Mediterranean mid-Holocene summers inferred from fossil midge assemblages. Nature geoscience, 10, 207-212. Nature Publishing Group, doi:10.1038/ngeo2891.

Schwander, M., S. Brönnimann, G. Delaygue, M. Rohrer, R. Auchmann, and Y. Brugnara (2017) Reconstruction of Central European daily weather types back to 1763. Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.4974.

Addor, N., M. Rohrer, R. Furrer, and J. Seibert (2016) Propagation of biases in climate models from the synoptic to the regional scale: Implications for bias adjustment.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(5), 2075-2089. doi:10.1002/2015JD024040.

Brönnimann, S., M. Jacques-Coper, E. Rozanov, A. M. Fischer, O. Morgenstern, G. Zeng, H. Akiyoshi, and Y. Yamashita (2016) South Pacific Convergence Zone Affected by Ozone Depletion and Recovery. Environ. Res. Lett. 12, 064011. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7416.

Brönnimann, S., Malik, A., Stickler, A., Wegmann, M., Raible, C. C., Muthers, S., Anet, J., Rozanov, E., and Schmutz, W. (2016) Multidecadal variations of the effects of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation on the climate system, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15529-15543, doi:10.5194/acp-16-15529-2016.

Brugnara, Y., R. Auchmann, S. Brönnimann, A. Bozzo, D. C. Berro, and L. Mercalli (2016) Trends of mean and extreme temperature indices since 1874 at low-elevation sites in the southern Alps. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024582.

Bradley, R.S., H. Wanner, and H.F. Diaz (2016) The Medieval Quiet Period. The Holocene. doi:10.1177/0959683615622552.

Camenisch, C., K. M. Keller, M. Salvisberg, B. Amann, M. Bauch, S. Blumer, R. Brázdil, S. Brönnimann, U. Büntgen, B. M. S. Campbell, L. Fernández-Donado, D. Fleitmann, R. Glaser, F. González-Rouco, M. Grosjean, R. C. Hoffmann, H. Huhtamaa, F. Joos, A. Kiss, O. Kotyza, F. Lehner, J. Luterbacher, N. Maughan, R. Neukom, T. Novy, K. Pribyl, C. C. Raible, D. Riemann, M. Schuh, P. Slavin, J. P. Werner, and O. Wetter (2016) The 1430s: a cold period of extraordinary internal climate variability during the early Spörer Minimum with social and economic impacts in north-western and central Europe. Clim. Past, 12, 2107-2126. doi:10.5194/cp-12-2107-2016.

Delpierre, N., Y. Vitasse, I. Chuine, J. Guillemot, S. Bazot, T. Rutishauser, C.B.K. Rathgeber (2016) Temperate and boreal forest tree phenology: from organ-scale processes to terrestrial ecosystem models. Annals of Forest Science, 73(1), 5-25. doi:10.1007/s13595-015-0477-6.

Jacques-Coper M., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. Vera, B. Cerne (2016) Summer heat waves in southeastern Patagonia: an analysis of the intraseasonal timescale. International journal of climatology, 36(3), 1359-1374. doi:10.1002/joc.4430.

Luterbacher, J., J.P. Werner, J.E. Smerdon, L. Fernández-Donado, F.J. González-Rouco, D. Barriopedro, F.C. Ljungqvist, U. Büntgen, E. Zorita, S. Wagner, J. Esper, D. McCarroll, A. Toreti, D. Frank, J.H. Jungclaus, M. Barriendos, C. Bertolin, O. Bothe, R. Brázdil, D. Camuffo, P. Dobrovolný, M. Gagen, E. García-Bustamante, Q. Ge, J.J. Gómez-Navarro, J. Guiot, Z. Hao, G.C. Hegerl, K. Holmgren, V.V. Klimenko, J. Martín-Chivelet, C. Pfister, N. Roberts, A. Schindler, A Schurer, O. Solomina, L. von Gunten, E. Wahl, H. Wanner, O. Wetter, E. Xoplaki, N. Yuan, D. Zanchettin, H. Zhang, and C. Zerefos (2016) European summer temperatures since Roman times. Environ. Res. Lett., 11, 024001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024001.

Raible, C.C., S. Brönnimann, R. Auchmann, P. Brohan, T. L. Frölicher, H.-F. Graf, P. Jones, J. Luterbacher, S. Muthers, R. Neukom, A. Robock, S. Self, A. Sudrajat, C. Timmreck, and M. Wegmann (2016) Tambora 1815 as a test case for high impact volcanic eruptions: Earth system effects. WIREs Climate Change, doi:10.1002/wcc.407.

Schäfer, I. K., V. Lanny, J. Franke, T. I. Eglinton, M. Zech, B. Vysloužilová, and R. Zech (2016): Leaf waxes in litter and topsoils along a European transect. SOIL, 2, 551-564. doi:10.5194/soil-2-551-2016, 2016.

Schmocker, J., H. P. Liniger, J N. Ngeru, Y. Brugnara, R. Auchmann, and S. Brönnimann (2016) Trends in mean and extreme precipitation in the Mount Kenya region from observations and reanalyses. International journal of climatology, 36(3), doi:10.1002/joc.4438.

Solomina O.N., Bradley R.S., Jomelli V., Geirsdottir A., Kaufman D.S., Koch J., McKay, N.P., Masiokas M., Miller G., Nesje A., Nicolussi K., Owen L.A., Putnam A.E., Wanner H., Wiles G., Yang B., (2016). Glacier fluctuations during the past 2000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 149, 61-90. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.04.008.

Steinacker, R., and S. Brönnimann (2016) Stationary flow near fronts. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, doi:10.1127/metz/2016/0832.

Wegmann, M., S. Brönnimann, G. P. Compo (2016) Tropospheric circulation during the early twentieth century Arctic warming. Clim Dyn (2016), 1-14. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3212-6.

Welker, C., O. Martius, P. Stucki, S. Dierer, and S. Brönnimann (2016) Modelling economic losses of historic and present-day high-impact winter windstorms in Switzerland. Tellus A, 68, 29546, doi:10.3402/tellusa.v68.29546.

Brönnimann, S. (2015) Climate science: Pacemakers of warming. Nature Geoscience, 8, 87-89. doi:10.1038/ngeo2330.

Brönnimann, S., A.M. Fischer, E. Rozanov, P. Poli, G. P. Compo, P. D. Sardeshmukh (2015) Southward shift of the Northern tropical belt from 1945 to 1980. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/NGEO2568.

Brugnara, Y., R. Auchmann, S. Brönnimann, R. J. Allan, I. Auer, M. Barriendos, H. Bergström, J. Bhend, R. Brázdil, G. P. Compo, R. C. Cornes, F. Dominguez-Castro, A. F. V. van Engelen, J. Filipiak, J. Holopainen, S. Jourdain, M. Kunz, J. Luterbacher, M. Maugeri, L. Mercalli, A. Moberg, C. J. Mock, G. Pichard, L. Řezníčková, G. van der Schrier, V. Slonosky, Z. Ustrnul, M. A. Valente, A. Wypych, and X. Yin (2015) A collection of sub-daily pressure and temperature observations for the early instrumental period with a focus on the “year without a summer” 1816. Climate of the Past, 11, 1027-1047, doi:10.5194/cp-11-1027-2015.

Büntgen, U., M. Trnka, P. J. Krusic, T. Kyncl, J. Kyncl, J. Luterbacher, E. Zorita, F. C. Ljungqvist, I. Auer, O. Konter, L. Schneider, W. Tegel, P. Štěpánek, S. Brönnimann, L. Hellmann, D. Nievergelt, and J. Esper (2015) Tree-Ring Amplification of the Early Nineteenth-Century Summer Cooling in Central Europe. J. Climate 28, 5272-5288, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00673.1.

Cram, T.A., G. P. Compo, X. Yin, R. J. Allan, C. McColl, R. S. Vose, J.S. Whitaker, N. Matsui, L. Ashcroft, R. Auchmann, P. Bessemoulin, T. Brandsma, P. Brohan, M. Brunet, J. Comeaux, R. Crouthamel, B. E. Gleason, Jr., P. Y. Groisman, H. Hersbach, P. D. Jones, T. Jonsson, S. Jourdain, G. Kelly, K. R. Knapp, A. Kruger, H. Kubota, G. Lentini, A. Lorrey, N. Lott, S. J. Lubker, J. Luterbacher, G. J. Marshall, M. Maugeri, C. J. Mock, H. Y. Mok, O. Nordli, M. J. Rodwell, T. F. Ross, D. Schuster, L. Srnec, M. A. Valente, Z. Vizi, X. L. Wang, N. Westcott, J. S. Woollen, S. J. Worley (2015) The International Surface Pressure Databank version 2. Geoscience Data Journal, 2, 31-46. doi:10.1002/gdj3.25.

Ge, Q., Wang, H., Rutishauser, T. and Dai, J. (2015) Phenological response to climate change in China: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology, 21: 265–274. doi:10.1111/gcb.12648.

Henne, P.D., C. Elkin, J. Franke, D. Colombaroli, C. Calò,T.  La Mantia, S.Pasta, M. Conedera, O. Dermody, W. Tinner (2015) Reviving extinct Mediterranean forest communities may improve ecosystem potential in a warmer future. Frontiers in ecology and the environment, 13(7), 356-362. doi:10.1890/150027.

Hertig, E., C. Beck, H. Wanner, and J. Jacobeit (2015) A review of non-stationarities in climate variability of the last century with focus on the North Atlantic–European sector. Earth-Science Reviews 147, 1-17, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.04.009.

Jacques-Coper, M., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. S. Vera, and S. B. Cerne (2015) Evidence for a modulation of the intraseasonal summer temperature in Eastern Patagonia by the Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD022924.

Jacques-Coper, M., M. Falvey, R. Muñoz (2015) Inter-daily variability of a strong thermally-driven wind system over the Atacama Desert of South America: synoptic forcing and short-term predictability using the GFS global model. Theor Appl Climatol 121(1-2), 211-223. doi:10.1007/s00704-014-1231-y.

Jacques-Coper, M. and R. D. Garreaud (2015) Characterization of the 1970s climate shift in South America. Int J Climatol 35(8), 2164-2179. doi:10.1002/joc.4120.

Michna, P., R. A. Werner, and W. Eugster (2015) Does fog chemistry in Switzerland change with altitude? Atmos. Res., 151: 31–44. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.02.008.

Sheng, J.-X., D. K. Weisenstein, B.-P. Luo, E. Rozanov, F. X. Arfeuille and T. Peter (2015) A perturbed parameter model ensemble to investigate Mt. Pinatubo's 1991 initial sulfur mass emission. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 15, 11501-11512. doi:10.5194/acp-15-11501-2015.

Solomina, O. N., R. Bradley, D. A. Hodgson, S. Ivy-Ochs, V. Jomelli, A. N. Mackintosh, A. Nesje, L. A. Owen, H. Wanner, G. C. Wiles, and N. E. Young (2015) Holocene glacier fluctuations. Quaternary Science Reviews, 111, 9-34. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.11.018.

Stickler, A., S. Storz, R. Wartenburger, H. Hersbach, G. P. Compo, P. Poli, D. Dee, S. Brönnimann (2015) Upper-air observations from the German Atlantic Expedition (1925–27) and comparison with the Twentieth Century and ERA-20C reanalyses. Meteorol. Z., prepub, doi:10.1127/metz/2015/0683.

Stucki, P., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. Welker, R. Rickli, S. Dierer, D. N. Bresch, G. P. Compo, and P. D. Sardeshmukh (2015) Dynamical downscaling and loss modeling for the reconstruction of historical weather extremes and their impacts: a severe foehn storm in 1925. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1233–1241, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00041.1.

Wang, H., Q. Ge, T. Rutishauser, Y. Dai, J. Dai (2015) Parameterization of temperature sensitivity of spring phenology and its application in explaining diverse phenological responses to temperature change. Nature Scientific Reports 5, 8833, doi:10.1038/srep08833.

Wanner, H., L. Mercolli, M. Grosjean, S. P. Ritz (2015) Holocene climate variability and change; a data-based review. Journal of the Geological Society, 172, 254-263. doi:10.1144/jgs2013-101.

Wegmann, M., Y. Orsolini, M. Vázquez, L. Gimeno, R. Nieto, O. Bulygina, R. Jaiser, D. Handorf, A. Rinke, K. Dethloff, A. Sterin and S. Brönnimann (2015) Arctic moisture source for Eurasian snow cover variations in autumn. Environ. Res. Lett. 10 (2015) 054015 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/5/054015.

Anet, J. G., S. Muthers, E. V. Rozanov, C. C. Raible, A. Stenke, A.I. Shapiro, S. Brönnimann, F. Arfeuille, Y. Brugnara, J. Beer, F. Steinhilber, W. Schmutz, and T. Peter (2014) Impact of solar versus volcanic activity variations on tropospheric temperatures and precipitation during the Dalton Minimum. Clim. Past, 10, 921-938, doi:10.5194/cp-10-921-2014.

Arfeuille, F., D. Weisenstein, H. Mack, E. Rozanov, T. Peter, and S. Brönnimann (2014) Volcanic forcing for climate modeling: a new microphysics-based data set covering years 1600–present. Clim. Past, 10, 359-375, doi:10.5194/cp-10-359-2014.

Breitenmoser, P., S. Brönnimann, and D. Frank (2014) Forward modelling of tree-ring width and comparison with a global network of tree-ring chronologies. Clim. Past, 10, 437-449, doi:10.5194/cp-10-437-2014.

Brönnimann, S., C. Appenzeller, M. Croci-Maspoli, J. Fuhrer, M. Grosjean, R. Hohmann, K. Ingold, R. Knutti, M. A. Liniger, C. C. Raible, R. Röthlisberger, C. Schär, S. C. Scherrer, K. Strassmann, and P. Thalmann (2014) Climate change in Switzerland: a review of physical, institutional, and political aspects. WIREs Clim Change, 5: 461–481. doi:10.1002/wcc.280.

Ge, Q., H. Wang, J. Zheng, T. Rutishauser, and J. Dai, (2014) A 170 year spring phenology index of plants in eastern China. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 301–311, doi:10.1002/2013JG002565.

Jacques-Coper, M. and S. Brönnimann (2014) Summer temperature in the eastern part of southern South America: its variability in the twentieth century and a teleconnection with Oceania. Clim Dyn, 43, 2111–2130, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-2038-8.

Mariani, I., A. Eichler, T. M. Jenk, S. Brönnimann, R. Auchmann, M. C. Leuenberger, and M. Schwikowski (2014) Temperature and precipitation signal in two Alpine ice cores over the period 1961-2001. Clim. Past, 10, 1093-1108, doi:10.5194/cp-10-1093-2014.

Muthers, S., J. G. Anet, C. C. Raible, S. Brönnimann, E. Rozanov, F. Arfeuille, T. Peter, A. I. Shapiro, J. Beer, F. Steinhilber, Y. Brugnara, and W. Schmutz (2014) Northern hemispheric winter warming pattern after tropical volcanic eruptions: Sensitivity to the ozone climatology. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 1340–1355, doi:10.1002/2013JD020138.

Muthers, S., J. G. Anet, A. Stenke, C. C. Raible, E. Rozanov, S. Brönnimann, T. Peter, F. X. Arfeuille, A. I. Shapiro, J. Beer, F. Steinhilber, Y. Brugnara, and W. Schmutz (2014) The coupled atmosphere–chemistry–ocean model SOCOL-MPIOM. Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2157-2179, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-2157-2014.

Neukom R., J. Gergis, D. J. Karoly, H. Wanner, M. Curran, J. Elbert, F. González-Rouco, B. K. Linsley, A. D. Moy, I. Mundo, C. C. Raible, E. J. Steig, T. van Ommen, T. Vance, R. Villalba, J. Zinke, and D. Frank (2014) Inter-hemispheric temperature variability over the past millennium. Nature Climate Change, 4, 362-367, doi:10.1038/nclimate2174.

Ramella Pralungo, L., L. Haimberger, A. Stickler, and S. Brönnimann (2014) A global radiosonde and tracked balloon archive on 16 pressure levels (GRASP) back to 1905 – Part 1: Merging and interpolation to 00:00 and 12:00 GMT. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 6, 185-200, doi:10.5194/essd-6-185-2014.

Schauwecker, S., M. Rohrer, D. Acuña, A. Cochachin, L. Dávila, H. Frey, C. Giráldez, J. Gómez, C. Huggel, M. Jacques-Coper, E. Loarte, N. Salzmann, M. Vuille (2014) Climate trends and glacier retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, revisited. Global and Planetary Change, 119, 85-97, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.05.005.

Schmid, M., S. Hunziker, and A. Wüest (2014) Lake surface temperatures in a changing climate: a global sensitivity analysis. Climatic Change, 124, 301–315, doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1087-2.

Stickler, A., S. Brönnimann, S. Jourdain, E. Roucaute, A. Sterin, D. Nikolaev, M. A. Valente, R. Wartenburger, H. Hersbach, L. Ramella-Pralungo, and D. Dee (2014) Description of the ERA-CLIM historical upper-air data. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 6, 29-48, doi:10.5194/essd-6-29-2014.

Stickler, A., S. Brönnimann, M. A. Valente, J. Bethke, A. Sterin, S. Jourdain, E. Roucaute, M. V. Vasquez, D. A. Reyes, R. Allan, and D. Dee (2014) ERA-CLIM: Historical Surface and Upper-Air Data for Future Reanalyses. B. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 95, 1419–1430, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00147.1.

Stucki, P., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. Welker, M. Imhof, N. von Wattenwyl, and N. Philipp (2014) A catalog of high-impact windstorms in Switzerland since 1859. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2867-2882, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-2867-2014.

Wegmann, M., S. Brönnimann, J. Bhend, J. Franke, D. Folini, M. Wild, and J. Luterbacher (2014) Volcanic Influence on European Summer Precipitation through Monsoons: Possible Cause for “Years without Summer”. J. Climate, 27, 3683-3691, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00524.1.

Willett, K., C. Williams, I. T. Jolliffe, R. Lund, L. V. Alexander, S. Brönnimann, L. A. Vincent, S. Easterbrook, V. K. C. Venema, D. Berry, R. E. Warren, G. Lopardo, R. Auchmann, E. Aguilar, M. J. Menne, C. Gallagher, Z. Hausfather, T. Thorarinsdottir, and P. W. Thorne (2014) A framework for benchmarking of homogenisation algorithm performance on the global scale. Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 3, 187-200, doi:10.5194/gi-3-187-2014.

Anderson, D. M., E. M. Mauk, E. R. Wahl, C. Morrill, A. Wagner, D. R. Easterling, T. Rutishauser (2013) Global warming in an independent record of the past 130 years. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40, 1–4, doi:10.1029/2012GL054271.

Anet, J. G., Muthers, S., Rozanov, E., Raible, C. C., Peter, T., Stenke, A., Shapiro, A. I., Beer, J., Steinhilber, F., Brönnimann, S., Arfeuille, F., Brugnara, Y., and Schmutz, W. (2013) Forcing of stratospheric chemistry and dynamics during the Dalton Minimum. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 10951-10967, doi:10.5194/acp-13-10951-2013.

Anet, J. G., E. V. Rozanov, S. Muthers, T. Peter, S. Brönnimann, F. Arfeuille, J. Beer, A. I. Shapiro, C. C. Raible, F. Steinhilber and W. K. Schmutz (2013) Impact of a potential 21st century “grand solar minimum” on surface temperatures and stratospheric ozone. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4420–4425, doi:10.1002/grl.50806.

Arfeuille, F., Luo, B. P., Heckendorn, P., Weisenstein, D., Sheng, J. X., Rozanov, E., Schraner, M., Brönnimann, S., Thomason, L. W., and Peter, T. (2013) Modeling the stratospheric warming following the Mt. Pinatubo eruption: uncertainties in aerosol extinctions. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11221-11234, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11221-2013.

Auchmann, R., F. Arfeuille, M. Wegmann, J. Franke, M. Barriendos, M. Prohom, A. Sanchez-Lorenzo, J. Bhend, M. Wild, D. Folini, P. Štěpánek, and S. Brönnimann (2013) Impact of volcanic stratospheric aerosols on diurnal temperature range in Europe over the past 200 years: Observations versus model simulations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 9064–9077, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50759.

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Brugnara, Y., S. Brönnimann, J. Luterbacher, and E. Rozanov (2013) Influence of the sunspot cycle on the Northern Hemisphere wintertime circulation from long upper-air data sets. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6275-6288, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6275-2013.

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Mairesse A., H. Goosse, P. Mathiot H. Wanner, and S. Dubinkina (2013) Investigating the consistency between proxy-based reconstructions and climate models using data assimilation: a mid-Holocene case study. Climate of the Past, 9, 2741-2757, doi:10.5194/cp-9-2741-2013.

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Michna, P., W. Eugster, R. V. Hiller, M. J. Zeeman, and H. Wanner (2013) Topoclimatological case-study of Alpine pastures near the Albula Pass in the eastern Swiss Alps. Geographica Helvetica 68 (4), 249-263.

Michna, P., J. Schenk, R. A. Werner, and W. Eugster (2013) MiniCASCC - A Battery Driven Fog Collector for Ecosystem Research. Atmospheric Research, 128, 24-34, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2013.02.009.

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Stenke, A., C.R., Hoyle, B., Luo, E. Rozanov, J. Gröbner, L. Maag, S. Brönnimann, and T. Peter (2013) Climate and chemistry effects of a regional scale nuclear conflict. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 9713-9729, doi:10.5194/acp-13-9713-2013.

Wartenburger, R., S. Brönnimann, A. Stickler (2013) Observation errors in early historical upper-air observations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 12,012-12,028, doi:10.1002/2013JD020156.

Anchukaitis, K.J., P. Breitenmoser, K.R. Briffa, A. Buchwal, U. Büntgen, E.R. Cook, R.D. D'Arrigo, J. Esper, M.N. Evans, D. Frank, H. Grudd, B.E. Gunnarson, M.K. Hughes, A.V. Kirdyanov, C. Körner, P.J. Krusic, B. Luckman, T.M. Melvin, M.W. Salzer, A.V. Shashkin, C. Timmreck, E.A. Vaganova, and R.J.S. Wilson (2012) Tree rings and volcanic cooling. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1645.

Auchmann, R. and S. Brönnimann (2012) A physics-based correction model for homogenizing sub-daily temperature series. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D17119, doi:10.1029/2012JD018067.

Auchmann, R., S. Brönnimann, L. Breda, M. Bühler, R. Spadin, and A. Stickler (2012) Extreme climate, not extreme weather: the summer of 1816 in Geneva, Switzerland. Clim. Past, 8, 325-335, doi:10.5194/cp-8-325-2012.

Bhend, J., J. Franke, D. Folini, M. Wild, and S. Brönnimann (2012) An ensemble-based approach to climate reconstructions. Clim. Past, 8, 963-976, doi:10.5194/cp-8-963-2012.

Breitenmoser, P., J. Beer, S. Brönnimann, D. Frank, F. Steinhilber, and H. Wanner (2012) Solar and volcanic fingerprints in tree-ring chronologies over the past 2000 years. Paleogeography Paleoclimatology Paleoecology, 313-314, 127-139. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.10.014.

Brönnimann, S. and G. P. Compo (2012) Ozone highs and associated flow features in the first half of the twentieth century in different data sets. Meteorol. Z. 21, 49-59. doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2012/0284.

Brönnimann, S., A. N. Grant, G. P. Compo, T. Ewen, T. Griesser, A. M. Fischer, M. Schraner, and A. Stickler (2012) A multi-data set comparison of the vertical structure of temperature variability and change over the Arctic during the past 100 years. Clim. Dyn., 39, 1577-1598. doi:10.1007/s00382-012-1291-6.

Brönnimann, S., T. Griesser, A. Stickler (2012) A gridded monthly upper-air data set from 1918 to 1957. Climate Dynamics. 38, 475-493, doi:10.1007/s00382-010-0940-x.

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Kuglitsch, F. G., R. Auchmann, R. Bleisch, S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, and M. Stewart (2012) Break detection of annual Swiss temperature series. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D13105, doi:10.1029/2012JD017729.

Lachat, D. (2012) A century of apparent atmospheric transmission over Davos, Switzerland. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 110, 539-547. doi:10.1007/s00704-012-0685-z.

Naef-Daenzer, Beat, Jürg Luterbacher, Maria Nuber, This Rutishauser, and Wolfgang Winkel (2012) Cascading climate effects and related ecological consequences during past centuries. Clim. Past, 8, 1527-1540, 2012, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1527-2012.

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Stucki, P., R. Rickli, S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, H. Wanner, D. Grebner, Jürg Luterbacher (2012) Five weather patterns and specific precursors characterize extreme floods in Switzerland. Meteorol. Z., 21, 531-550, doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2012/368.

Toreti, A., F. G. Kuglitsch, E. Xoplaki, J. Luterbacher (2012) A Novel Approach for the Detection of Inhomogeneities Affecting Climate Time Series. J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim. 51(2), 317-326. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-05033.1.

Allan, R., P. Brohan, G. P. Compo, R. Stone, J. Luterbacher, S. Brönnimann (2011) The International Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) Initiative. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 92, 1421-1425. doi:10.1175/2011BAMS3218.1.

Bodenmann, T., S. Brönnimann, G. Hirsch Hadorn, T. Krüger, and H. Weissert (2011) Perceiving, explaining, and observing climatic changes: An historical case study of the “year without summer” 1816. Meteorol. Z. 20, 577-587. doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2011/0288.

Brönnimann, S., G. P. Compo, R. Spadin, R. Allan, and W. Adam (2011) Early ship-based upper-air data and comparison with the Twentieth Century Reanalysis. Clim. Past, 7, 265-276. doi:10.5194/cp-7-265-2011.

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Frumau, K. F. A., R. Burkard, S. Schmid, L.A. Bruijnzeel, C.Tobón and J.C. Calvo-Alvarado (2011) A comparison of the performance of three types of passive fog gauges under conditions of wind-driven fog and precipitation. Hydrological Processes, 25, 374-383, doi:10.1002/hyp.7884.

Hänggi, Pascale; Jetel, Marketa; Küttel, Marcel; Wanner, Heinz; Weingartner, Rolf (2011) Wetterlagenbezogene Trendanalyse der Niederschläge in der Schweiz. Hydrologie und Wasserbewirtschaftung, 55 (3), 140-154

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