Publications

Latest publications

Dong, J., Brönnimann, S., Hu, T., Liu, Y., and Peng, J. (2022): GSDM-WBT: global station-based daily maximum wet-bulb temperature data for 1981–2020, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 5651–5664, doi: 10.5194/essd-14-5651-2022

Sasgen, I.,  Salles, A., Wegmann, M., Wouters, B., Fettweis, X., Noël, B. P. Y. and Beck, C. (2022): Arctic glaciers record wavier circumpolar winds. Nature Climate Change 12, 249–255. doi: 10.1038/s41558-021-01275-4

Fessehaye, M., Franke, J. and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Validation of CHIRPS satellite rainfall estimates over Eritrea. Meteorol. Z., 5, 411-413, doi: 10.1127/metz/2022/1111

Burger, M., Gubler, M. and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Modeling the intra-urban nocturnal summertime air temperature fields at a daily basis in a city with complex topography. PLOS Clim 1(12): e0000089. doi: 10.1371/journal.pclm.0000089

Pappert, D., Barriendos, M., Brugnara, Y., Imfeld, N., Jourdain, S., Przybylak, R., Rohr, C. and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Statistical reconstruction of daily temperature and sea-level pressure in Europe for the severe winter 1788/9. Climate of the Past, 18, 2545–2565, doi: 10.5194/cp-18-2545-2022

Brönnimann, S. (2022): Eindeutiger als eindeutig. Physik in unserer Zeit, 53, 263. doi: 10.1002/piuz.202270602

Camenisch, C., Jaume-Santero, F., White, S., Pei, Q., Hand, R., Rohr, C., and Brönnimann, S. (2022): A Bayesian approach to historical climatology for the Burgundian Low Countries in the 15th century, Clim. Past, 18, 2449–2462, doi: 10.5194/cp-18-2449-2022

Brugnara, Y., Hari, C., Pfister, L., Valler, V. and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Pre-industrial Temperature Variability on the Swiss Plateau Derived from the Instrumental Daily Series of Bern and Zurich, Clim. Past 18, 2357–2379, doi: 10.5194/cp-18-2357-2022.

Hürzeler, A., Hollósi, B., Burger, M., Gubler, M. and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Performance analysis of the urban climate model MUKLIMO_3 for three extreme heatwave events in Bern. City and Environment Interactions 16, 100090, doi: 10.1016/j.cacint.2022.100090

Imfeld, N., Stucki, P., Brönnimann, S., Bürgi, M., Calanca, P., Holzkämper, A., Isotta, F.A., Nussbaumer, S.U., Scherrer, S.C., Staub, K., Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M., Wohlgemuth, T. und Zumbühl, H.J. (2022): Ein ziemlich normaler zukünftiger Sommer. Geographica Bernensia, G100, doi:10.4480/GB2022.G100

Imfeld, N., Stucki, P., Brönnimann, S., Bader, S., Bürgi, M., Calanca, P., Gubler, S., Holzkämper, A., Hövel, L., Isotta, F.A., Kestenholz, C., Kotlarski, S., Mastai, A., Nussbaumer, S.U., Raible, C.C., Röthlisberger, M., Scherrer, S.C., Staub, K., Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M., Vogel, M.-M., Wehrli, K., Wohlgemuth, T. und Zumbühl, H.J. (2022): Hitze- und Trockensommer in der Schweiz. Ursachen und Folgen der Jahrhundertsommer 1947, 2003 und 2018. Geographica Bernensia, G98, 33 pp., doi: 10.4480/GB2022.G98.01

Imfeld, N., Stucki, P., Brönnimann, S., Bader, S., Bürgi, M., Calanca, P., Gubler, S., Holzkämper, A., Hövel, L., Isotta, F.A., Kestenholz, C., Kotlarski, S., Mastai, A., Nussbaumer, S.U., Raible, C.C., Röthlisberger, M., Scherrer, S.C., Staub, K., Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M., Vogel, M.-M. Wehrli, K., Wohlgemuth, T. und Zumbühl, H.J. (2022): Hot and dry summers in Switzerland. Causes and Impact of the record summers 1947, 2003, and 2018. Geographica Bernensia, G98, 33 pp., doi: 10.4480/GB2022.G98.02

Imfeld, N., Stucki, P., Brönnimann, S., Bader, S., Bürgi, M., Calanca, P., Gubler, S., Holzkämper, A., Hövel, L., Isotta, F.A., Kestenholz, C., Kotlarski, S., Mastai, A., Nussbaumer, S.U., Raible, C.C., Röthlisberger, M., Scherrer, S.C., Staub, K., Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M., Vogel, M.-M., Wehrli, K., Wohlgemuth, T. und Zumbühl, H.J. (2022): Étés caniculaires et secs en Suisse. Causes et conséquences des étés records en 1947, 2003 et 2018. Geographica Bernensia, G98, 33 pp., doi: 10.4480/GB2022.G98.03

Brönnimann, S., Brugnara, Y., Eggenberger, S., Pfister, L. and Rohr, C. (2022): A long meteorological series from Schaffhausen, 1794–1845. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 237-244, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.21

Brönnimann, S. and Brugnara, Y. (2022): Nineteenth century meteorological records from Vevey, Einsiedeln, Bellinzona, Lucerne, Fribourg, and Zug. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 245-259, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.22

Brugnara Y., Brönnimann, S., Grenon, M., Baumann, J. and Wyss, P. (2022): Early meteorological series from Geneva, 1760-1798. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 261-274, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.20   

Brönnimann, S., Brugnara, Y., Pfister, L. and Rohr, C. (2022): A new collection of Swiss early instrumental meteorological data and some applications. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 275-287, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.23

Burger, M., Gubler, M., Brönnimann, S., Vicedo-Cabrera, A., and Winkel, M. (2022): Berns Westen im (Klima-) Wandel. Wie sich Stadtentwicklung und Klimawandel auf das sommerliche Mikroklima auswirken. Fachbeitrag zu Berner Geographische Mitteilungen 2021 (Reihe G Grundlagenforschung G99). Bern: Geographica Bernensia, doi: 10.4480/GB2022.G99

Brönnimann, S. (2022): Alexander von Humboldt and Earth System Science. In: Gregor C. Falk, Manfred R. Strecker, Simon Schneider (Eds.) Alexander von Humboldt. Multiperspective Approaches. Springer, pp. 39-57, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-94008-9_2

Burgdorf, A.-M. (2022): A global inventory of quantitative documentary evidence related to climate since the 15th century. Clim. Past, 18, p. 1407-1428, doi: 10.5194/cp-18-1407-2022

Brönnimann, S. (2022): Century-long column ozone records show that chemical and dynamical influences counteract each other. Communications Earth and Environment, 3, 143, doi: 10.1038/s43247-022-00

Brönnimann, S. (2022): From climate to weather reconstructions. PLOS Climate 1 (6), e0000034, doi: 10.1371/journal.pclm.0000034

Steinfeld, D., Peter, A., Martius, O., and Brönnimann, S.: Assessing the performance of various fire weather indices for wildfire occurrence in Northern Switzerland. EGUsphere [preprint], doi: 10.5194/egusphere-2022-92, 2022.

Brönnimann, S. (2022): Historical Observations for Improving Reanalyses. Frontier in Climate 4, 880473, doi: 10.3389/fclim.2022.880473

Reichen, L.,  Burgdorf, A.-M., Brönnimann, S., Rutishauser, M., Franke, J., Valler, V., Samakinwa, E., Hand, R. and Brugnara, Y. (2022): A Decade of Cold Eurasian Winters Reconstructed for the Early 19th Century. Nature Communications, 13, 2116, doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-296

Fischer, A.M., Strassmann, K.M., Croci-Maspoli, M., Hama, A.M., Knutti, R., Kotlarski, S., Schär, C., Schnadt Poberaj, C., Ban, N., Bavay, M., Beyerle, U., Bresch, D.N., Brönnimann, S., Burlando, P., Casanueva, A., Fatichi, S., Feigenwinter, I., Fischer, E.M., Hirschi, M., Liniger, M.A., Marty, C., Medhaug, I., Peleg, N., Pickl, M., Raible, C.C., Rajczak, J., Rössler, O., Scherrer, S.C., Schwierz, C.,  Seneviratne, S.I., Skelton, M., Sørland, S.L., Spirig, C., Tschurr, F., Zeder, J. and Zubler, E.M. (2022): Climate Scenarios for Switzerland CH2018 – Approach and Implications. Climate Services, 26, 100288, doi: 10.1016/j.cliser.2022.100288

Buchmann, M., Coll, J., Aschauer, J., Begert, M., Brönnimann, S., Chimani, B., Resch, G., Schöner, W., and Marty, C. (2022): Homogeneity assessment of Swiss snow depth series: Comparison of break detection capabilities of (semi-) automatic homogenisation methods, The Cryosphere Discuss. [preprint], doi: 10.5194/tc-2022-48

Pappert, D., Barriendos, M., Brugnara, Y., Imfeld, N., Jourdain, S., Przybylak, R., Rohr, C., and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Statistical reconstruction of daily temperature and sea-level pressure in Europe for the severe winter 1788/9, Clim. Past Discuss. [preprint], doi: 10.5194/cp-2022-10

Brönnimann, S., Stucki, P., Franke, J., Valler, V., Brugnara, Y., Hand, R., Slivinski, L. C., Compo, G. P., Sardeshmukh, P. D., Lang, M., and Schaefli, B. (2022): Influence of Warming and Atmospheric Circulation Changes on Multidecadal European Flood Variability. Clim. Past, 18, p. 919-933, doi: 10.5194/cp-2021-160

Hari, C., Brugnara, Y., Rohr, C., and Brönnimann, S. (2022): Meteorological Observations in Bern and Vicinity, 1777-1834. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 199-211, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.19

Camenisch, C., Jaume-Santero, F., White, S., Pei, Q., Hand, R., Rohr, C., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): A Bayesian Approach to Historical Climatology for the Burgundian Low Countries in the 15th Century. Clim. Past Discuss. [preprint], doi: 10.5194/cp-2021-169

Brugnara, Y., Brönnimann, S., and Pfister, L. (2021): The First Swiss Meteorological Record - Scheuchzer’s Series from Zurich 1708–1733. In: Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 157-167, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.15

Wyer, V., Brugnara, Y., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): Meteorological Series from Neuchâtel, Bern and Gurzelen. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 169-182, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.16

Brugnara, Y., Pfister, L., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): Zurich’s Many 19th Century Meteorological Records. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 183-197, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.14

Pappert, D., Brugnara, Y., Jourdain, S., Pospieszyńska, A., Przybylak, R., Rohr, C., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): Unlocking weather observations from the Societas Meteorologica Palatina. (1781–1792). Clim. Past 17, 2361–2379. doi: 10.5194/cp-17-2361-2021             

Buchmann, M., Begert, M., Brönnimann S., and Marty C. (2021): Local-scale variability of seasonal mean and extreme values of in-situ snow depth and snow fall measurements. The Cryosphere 5, 4625–4636. doi: 10.5194/tc-15-4625-2021

Bühler, M., Häni, C., Ammann, C., Brönnimann S., and Kupper T. (2021): Using the inverse dispersion method to determine methane emissions from biogas plants and wastewater treatment plants with complex source configurations. Atmospheric Environment X 13, 100161.

Franke, J., Evans, M. N., Schurer, A., and Hegerl, G.: Climate Change Detection and Attribution using observed and simulated Tree-Ring Width. Climate of the Past, doi: 10.5194/cp-2021-80, in review, 2021.

Fessehaye, M., Brugnara, Y., Franke, J., and Brönnimann S. (2021): Eritrean Central-Highland precipitation and associations with sea-surface temperature and atmospheric circulation. International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.7138

Meyer, L., Gubler, M., Meier, F., Brönnimann, S. (2021): Intercoparison and combination of low-cost urban air temperature meansurement approaches. Meteorologische Zeitschrift. doi: 10.1127/metz/2021/1107

Wegmann, M., Orsolini, Y., Weisheimer, A., van den Hurk, B., and Lohmann, G. (2021): Impact of Eurasian autumn snow on the winter North Atlantic Oscillation in seasonal forecasts of the 20th century. Weather Clim. Dynam., 2, 1245–1261. doi: 10.5194/wcd-2-1245-2021

Samakinwa, E., Valler, V., Hand, R., Neukom, R., Gomez-Navarro, J.J., Kennedy, J. Rayner, N., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): An ensemble reconstruction of global monthly sea surface temperature and sea ice concentration 1000–1849. Nature Scientific Data 8, 261. doi: 10.1038/s41597-021-01043-1

Valler, V., Franke, J., Brugnara, Y., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): An updated global atmospheric paleo-reanalysis covering the last 400 years. Geosc. Data J.,  doi: 10.1002/gdj3.121

Timmreck, C., Toohey, M., Zanchettin, D., Brönnimann, S., Lundstad, E., and Wilson, R. (2021): The unidentified eruption of 1809: a climatic cold case. Clim. Past, 17, 1455–1482, doi: 10.5194/cp-17-1455-2021

Burger, M., Gubler, M., Heinimann, A., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): Modelling the spatial pattern of the urban heat island of Bern during heatwaves in 2018 and 2019 using a land use regression approach. Urban Climate 38,100885, doi: 10.1016/j.uclim.2021.100885

Bühler, M., Häni, C., Ammann, C., Mohn, J., Neftel, A., Schrade, S., Zähner, M., Zeyer, K., Brönnimann, S., and Kupper, T. (2021): Assessment of the inverse dispersion method for the determination of methane emissions from a dairy housing. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 307, 108501, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108501

Imfeld, N.,Haimberger, L., Sterin, A., Brugnara, Y., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): Intercomparisons, Error Assessments, and Technical Information on Historical Upper-Air Measurements. Earth System Science Data. 13, 2471–2485, doi: 10.5194/essd-13-2471-2021

Brunet, M., Brugnara, Y., Noone, S., Stephens, A., Valente, M.A., Ventura, C., Jones, P., Gilabert, A., Brönnimann, S., Luterbacher, J., Allan, R., Brohan, P., and Compo, G.P. (2020): Best Practice Guidelines for Climate Data and Metadata Formatting, Quality Control and Submission. Copernicus Climate Change Service, doi: 10.24381/kctk-8j22

Gubler, M., Christen, A., Remund, J., and Brönnimann, S. (2021): Evaluation and application of a low-cost measurement network to study intra-urban temperature differences during summer 2018 in Bern, Switzerland. Urban Climate, 37, 100817, doi: 10.1016/j.uclim.2021.100817

Häni, C., Bühler, M., Neftel, A., Ammann, C., and Kupper, T. (2021): Performance of open-path GasFinder3 devices for CH4 concentration measurements close to ambient levels. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 1733–1741, doi: 10.5194/amt-14-1733-2021

Buchmann, M., Begert, M., Brönnimann, S., and Marty, C. (2021): Evaluating the robustness of snow climate indicators using a unique set of parallel snow measurement series. Int. J. Climatol., 41 (Suppl. 1): E2553– E2563. doi: 10.1002/joc.6863

Brönnimann, S., and Brugnara, Y. (2021): Meteorological Series from Basel, 1825-1863. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 127–138, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.12