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., Froidevaux, P., Zamuriano, M., Isotta, F. A., Messmer, M. and Martynov, A. (2020) Simulations of the 2005, 1910, and 1876 Vb cyclones over the Alps - sensitivity to model physics and cyclonic moisture flux, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20(1), 35–57. doi:10.5194/nhess-20-35-2020, 2020

Brönnimann, S., Stucki, P., and Zischg, A. (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.

Brönnimann, S., Frigerio, L., Schwander, M., Rohrer, M., Stucki, P., and Franke, J. (2019) Causes for increased flood frequency in central Europe in the 19th century. Climate of the Past, 15, 1395–1409, doi:10.5194/cp-15-1395-2019

Stucki, Peter; Bandhauer, Moritz; Heikkilä, Ulla; Rössler, Ole Kristen; Zappa, Massimiliano; Pfister, Lucas Martin; Salvisberg, Melanie; Froidevaux, Paul Arnaud; Romppainen-Martius, Olivia; Panziera, Luca; Brönnimann, Stefan (2018) Reconstruction and simulation of an extreme flood event in the Lago Maggiore catchment in 1868. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18(10), pp. 2717-2739, doi:10.5194/nhess-18-2717-2018

Brönnimann, S., C. Rohr, P. Stucki, S. Summermatter, M. Bandhauer, Y. Barton, A. Fischer, P. Froidevaux, U. Germann, M. Grosjean, F. Hupfer, K. Ingold, F. Isotta, M. Keiler, O. Martius, M. Messmer, R. Mülchi, L. Panziera, L. Pfister, C. C. Raible, T. Reist, O. Rössler, V. Röthlisberger, S. Scherrer, R. Weingartner, M. Zappa, M. Zimmermann, A. P. Zischg (2018) 1868 – das Hochwasser, das die Schweiz veränderte. Ursachen, Folgen und Lehren für die Zukunft. Geographica Bernensia G94, 52. S., doi:10.4480/GB2018.G94.01

Brönnimann, S., C. Rohr, P. Stucki, S. Summermatter, M. Bandhauer, Y. Barton, A. Fischer, P. Froidevaux, U. Germann, M. Grosjean, F. Hupfer, K. Ingold, F. Isotta, M. Keiler, O. Martius, M. Messmer, R. Mülchi, L. Panziera, L. Pfister, C. C. Raible, T. Reist, O. Rössler, V. Röthlisberger, S. Scherrer, R. Weingartner, M. Zappa, M. Zimmermann, A. P. Zischg (2018) 1868 – L’alluvione che cambiò la Svizzera: Cause, conseguenze e insegnamenti per il futuro. Geographica Bernensia G94, 52. pp., doi:10.4480/GB2018.G94.02

Brázdil, R., P. Stucki, P. Szabó, L. Řezníčková, L. Dolák, P. Dobrovolný, R. Tolasz, O. Kotyza, K. Chromá, S. Suchánková (2018). Windstorms and forest disturbances in the Czech Lands: 1801–2015. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 250-251, S. 47-63. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.11.036

Stucki, P., A. Baumann, and D. Bucher (2017) The 1978 heavy precipitation and flood event in Switzerland. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Historical Weather Extremes in Reanalyses. Geographica Bernensia G92, p. 69-80, doi:10.4480/GB2017.G92.06.

Brázdil, R., P. Stucki, P. Szabó, P. Dobrovolný, L. Řezníčková, O. Kotyza, H. Valášek, L. Dolák, P. Zahradníček, S. Suchánková (2018) The second most disastrous windstorm of the nineteenth century in the Czech Lands, 26-27 October 1870. Theor. Appl. Climatology, 132, 1201-1216. 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., 37, 14-29. doi:10.1002/joc.4973

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)