Climate Impact Research

© O. Romppainen-Martius, D. Steinfeld, S. Trefalt

The main goal of the research within the Climate Impacts group is to further the understanding of the physical and dynamical processes that result in extreme weather events in Switzerland, and to describe them statistically. Our focus is on wind storms, severe convection and hail, and heavy precipitation.

We are further interested in the statistical properties of extreme events such as the frequency, amplitude and co-occurrence of extremes, the spatial and temporal clustering of extremes, and the spatial extent.

We closely collaborate with the Mobiliar Lab.


University of Bern | Institute of Geography | Climate Impacts | Hallerstrasse 12 | CH-3012 Bern

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