Reconstruction of monsoon variability in the past 500 years based on documentary data with special focus on the influence of volcanic eruptions.

  • Large-scale climate variability and change
  • Paleoclimate
  • Historical hydrometeorology
  • Drought
  • Rainfall variability
  • Anthropogenic and natural forcings and their influence on the climate

2016: BSc in Geography, University of Bern

2018: MSc in Geography, University of Bern

2017-2018: Master thesis at Monash University, Australia

2018: Research Assistant

From 2019: PhD-student, University of Bern

Flückiger, J., A.-M. Burgdorf, Y. Brugnara, and S. Brönnimann (2020) Two Meteorological Series from Bern from Trechsel, 1826–1849, and Benoit, 1837–1853. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 97–108, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.09.

Burgdorf, A.-M., Brönnimann, S., and Franke, J. (2019): Two types of North American droughts related to different atmospheric circulation patterns, Clim. Past, 15, 2053–2065,

Burkart, K. and A.-M. Wyss (2017) The ”Great Appalachian Storm” of 1950 in Reanalyses and Historical Weather Charts. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Historical Weather Extremes in Reanalyses. Geographica Bernensia G92, p. 47-58, doi: 10.4480/GB2017.G92.04