Windstorms in Switzerland since 1859

  • Historical windstorms in Switzerland since the mid-19th century

  • Historical meteorology, hazard and risk reconstruction

  • Weather modeling, dynamical downscaling and forecast evaluation

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.

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.

Stucki, P., O. Martius, S. Brönnimann, and J. Franke (2013) The extreme flood event of Lago Maggiore in September 1993. In: Brönnimann, S. and O. Martius (Eds.) Weather extremes during the past 140 years. Geographica Bernensia G89, p. 53-58, doi:10.4480/GB2013.G89.06.

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. (pdf, 2.3 MB)