Peer-reviewed Articles

Samakinwa, E., Valler, V., Hand, R., Neukom, R., Gomez-Navarro, J.J., Kennedy, J. Rayner, N. & 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

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., M. Begert, S. Brönnimann, and C. Marty (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 Y. Brugnara (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

Oelsmann, J., Borchert, L., Hand, R., Baehr, J. & Jungclaus, J., 2020: Linking ocean forcing and atmospheric interactions to Atlantic multidecadal variability in MPI-ESM1.2. Geophysical Research Letters, 47: e2020GL087259. doi: 10.1029/2020GL087259

Brönnimann, S. (2020) „Perpetuirliches Zusammenwirken“ – Das Klima als System. In: Bloch, S. K., O. Lubrich and H. Steinke (2021) Alexander von Humboldt – Wissenschaften zusammendenken, Bern, Haupt Verlag (Berner Universitätsschriften 62), 127-147

Brönnimann, S., and Y. Brugnara (2020) The meteorological series from the Great St. Bernard, 1817-1863. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 109-117, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.10

Brönnimann, S., and Y. Brugnara (2020) D’Annone’s Meteorological Series from Basel, 1755–1804. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 119-126, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.11

Rutishauser, T, Brönnimann, S., Gehrig, R., Pietragalla, B., Baumgarten, F., Vitasse, Y., Stöckli, S., Pfister, C., Holzkämper, A., Hund, A., Fossati, D., Meier, M., Weingartner, R., and Buchmann, M. (2020) Klimawandel und Jahreszeiten, Geographica Bernensia, G97, 28 S., doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G97.01

Slivinski, L. C., G. P. Compo, P. D. Sardeshmukh, J. S. Whitaker, C. M. McColl, R. Allan, P. Brohan, X. Yin, C. Smith, L. J. Spencer, R. Vose, M. Rohrer, R. P. Conroy, D. C. Schuster, J. Kennedy, L. Ashcroft, S. Brönnimann, M. Brunet, D. Camuffo, R. Cornes, T. A. Cram, F. Domínguez-Castro, J. E. Freeman, J. Gergis, E. Hawkins, P. D. Jones, H. Kubota, T. C. Lee, A. Lorrey, J. Luterbacher, C. J. Mock, R. Przybylak, C. Pudmenzky, V. C. Slonosky, B. Tinz, B. Trewin, X. L. Wang, C. Wilkinson, K. Wood, and P. Wyszyński (2020) An evaluation of the performance of the 20th Century Reanalysis version 3. J. Clim., early online,

Brönnimann, S., Nichol, S. (2020) Total column ozone in New Zealand and in the UK in the 1950sAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20(22), 14333-14346, doi: 10.5194/acp-20-14333-2020

Stepanek, C., Samakinwa, E., Knorr, G., and Lohmann, G. (2020) Contribution of the coupled atmosphere-ocean–sea ice–vegetation model COSMOS to the PlioMIP2, Clim. Past, 16, 2275–2323,

Gubler, S., Rossa, A., Avalos, G., Brönnimann, S., Cristobal, K., Croci-Maspoli, M., Dapozzo, M., van der Elst, A., Escajadillo, Y., Flubacher, M., Garcia, T., Imfeld, N., Konzelmann, T., Lechthaler, F., Liniger, M., Quevedo, K., Ramos, H., Rohrer, M., Schwierz, C., Sedlmeier, K., Spirig, C., de Ventura, S. and Wüthrich, B. (2020) Twinning SENAMHI and MeteoSwiss to co-develop climate services for the agricultural sector in Peru. Climate Services, 20, 100195, doi: 10.1016/j.cliser.2020.100195

Brönnimann, S. (2020) Synthetic Weather Diaries: Concept and Application to Swiss Weather in 1816, Clim. Past, 16, 1937–1952, doi: 10.5194/cp-16-1937-2020

Samakinwa, E., Stepanek, C., Lohmann, G. (2020) Sensitivity of mid-Pliocene climate to changes in orbital forcing and PlioMIP's boundary conditions, Clim. Past, 16, 1643–1665. doi: 10.5194/cp-16-1643-2020.

Hemming, D. L., Garforth, J., Park, T., Richardson, A. D., Rutishauser, T., Sparks, T. H., Thackeray, S. J., Myneni, R. (2020) Phenology of primary producers. In: Blunden, J. and D. S. Arndt, Eds., 2020: State of the Climate in 2019. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101 (8), S95–S98. doi: 10.1175/2020BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Rayner, Nick A., Auchmann, R., Bessembinder, J., Brönnimann, S., Brugnara, Y., Capponi, F., Carrea, L., Dodd, E. M. A., Ghent, D., Good, E., Høyer, J. L., Kennedy, J. J., Kent, E. C., Killick, R. E., van der Linden, P., Lindgren, F., Madsen, K. S., Merchant, C. J., Mitchelson, J. R., Morice, C. P., Nielsen-Englyst, P., Ortiz, P. F., Remedios, J. J., van der Schrier, G.,  Squintu, A. A., Stephens, A., Thorne, P. W., Tonboe, R. T., Trent, T., Veal, K. L., Waterfall, A. M., Winfield, K., Winn, J., Woolway, R. I. (2020) The EUSTACE project: delivering global, daily information on surface air temperature. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 11, E1924–E1947, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0095.1

Franke, J., Valler, V., Brönnimann, S., Neukom, R., and Jaume-Santero, F. (2020): The importance of input data quality and quantity in climate field reconstructions – results from the assimilation of various tree-ring collections, Clim. Past, 16, 1061–1074,doi: 10.5194/cp-16-1061-2020

Kupper, T., Häni, C., Neftel, A., Kincaid, C., Bühler, M., Amon, B., and VanderZaag, A. (2020). Ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions from slurry storage - A review. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment300, 106963. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2020.106963

Lhotka, O., Brönnimann, S. (2020) Possible Increase of Vegetation Exposure to Spring Frost under Climate Change in Switzerland. Atmosphere, 11, 391, doi: 10.3390/atmos11040391.

Geographisches Institut der Universität Bern (2020) Klima und Planung 79. Tagung am Geographischen Institut der Universität Bern (GIUB) 19./20. September 1979. Geographica Bernensia P5

Geographisches Institut der Universität Bern (2020) Informationen und Beiträge zur Klimaforschung / Contributions à la recherche climatologique (1970-1987). Geographica Bernensia G95/1–21

Brönnimann, S. (2020) Preface. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 5.

Brönnimann, S., C. Rohr, Y. Brugnara, and F. A. Isotta, (2020) A Collection of Early Swiss Meteorological Series. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 7–15, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.01

Brugnara, Y., J. Flückiger, and S. Brönnimann (2020) Instruments, Procedures, Processing, and Analyses. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 17–32, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.02

Häderli, S., S. Pfister, L. Villiger, Y. Brugnara, and S. Brönnimann (2020) Two Meteorological Series from Geneva, 1782–1791. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 33–46, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.03

Brönnimann, S., M. Bühler, and Y. Brugnara (2020) The Series from Geneva, 1798–1863. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 47–59, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.04

Faden, M., L. Villiger, Y. Brugnara, and S. Brönnimann (2020) The Meteorological Series from Aarau, 1807–1865. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 61–72, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.05

Weber, J., Y. Brugnara, and S. Brönnimann (2020) Two Meteorological Series from Herisau, 1821–1844. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 73–85, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.06

Hürzeler A., Y. Brugnara, and S. Brönnimann (2020) The Meteorological Record from St. Gall, 1812–1853. In: Brönnimann, S. (Ed.) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Series. Geographica Bernensia G96, p. 87–95, doi: 10.4480/GB2020.G96.07

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

Rohrer, M., Martius, O., Raible, C. C., and Brönnimann, S. (2020) Sensitivity of Blocks and Cyclones in ERA5 to Spatial Resolution and Definition. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2019GL085582.

Pfister, L., Brönnimann, S., Schwander, M., Isotta, F. A., Horton, P., and Rohr, C. (2020) Statistical reconstruction of daily precipitation and temperature fields in Switzerland back to 1864. Clim. Past, 16, 663–678,

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

Gubler, M., Brügger, A., Eyer, M. (2019) Adolescents’ Perceptions of the Psychological Distance to Climate Change, Its Relevance for Building Concern About It, and the Potential for Education. In: Climate Change and the Role of Education. Climate Change Management (S. 129-147). Cham: Springer 10.1007/978-3-030-32898-6_8

Brönnimann, S., R. Allan, L. Ashcroft, S. Baer, M. Barriendos, R. Brázdil, Y. Brugnara, M. Brunet, M. Brunetti, B. Chimani, R. Cornes, F. Domínguez-Castro, J. Filipiak, D. Founda, R. García Herrera, J. Gergis, S. Grab, L. Hannak, H. Huhtamaa, K. S. Jacobsen, P. Jones, S. Jourdain, A. Kiss, K. E. Lin, A. Lorrey, E. Lundstad, J. Luterbacher, F. Mauelshagen, M. Maugeri, N. Maughan, A. Moberg, R. Neukom, S. Nicholson, S. Noone, Ø. Nordli, K. B. Ólafsdóttir, P. R. Pearce, L. Pfister, K. Pribyl, R. Przybylak, C. Pudmenzky, D. Rasol, D. Reichenbach, L. Řezníčková, F. S. Rodrigo, R. Rohde, C. Rohr, O. Skrynyk, V. Slonosky, P. Thorne, M. A. Valente, J. M. Vaquero, N. E. Westcottt, F. Williamson, P. Wyszyński (2019) Unlocking pre-1850 instrumental meteorological records: A global inventory. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 100, ES389–ES413. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0040.1

Hegerl, G. C., Brönnimann, S., Cowan, T., Friedman, A. R., Hawkins, E., Iles, C., Müller, W., Schurer, A., and Undorf, S. (2019) Causes of climate change over the historical record. Environmental Research Letters 14, 123006. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab4557

Horton, P., and S. Brönnimann (2019) Impact of global atmospheric reanalyses on statistical precipitation downscaling. Climate Dynamics, 52, 5189-5211. doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4442-6

Delaygue, G., Brönnimann, S., Jones, P., Blanchet, J., and Schwander, M. (2019) Reconstruction of Lamb weather type series back to the 18th century. Clim. Dyn., 52, 6131-6148. doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4506-7

Squintu, AA., van der Schrier, G., Brugnara, Y., and Klein Tank, A. (2019) Homogenization of daily temperature series in the European Climate Assessment & Dataset. Int J Climatol., 39, 1243– 1261. doi:10.1002/joc.5874

Brönnimann, S. (2019) Climate of the free troposphere and mountain peaks. Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change (accepted).

Schurer, A. P., Hegerl, G. C., Luterbacher, J., Brönnimann, S., Cowan, T., Tett, S., Zanchettin, D., and Timmreck, C. (2019) Disentangling the causes of the European year without a Summer of 1816. Environmental Research Letters, 14, 094019. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab3a10

Zamuriano, M., Froidevaux, P., Moreno, I., Vuille, M., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Synoptic and Mesoscale atmospheric features associated with an extreme Snowstorm over the Central Andes in August 2013. Nat Haz. Earth Sys. Sci. Disc., doi:10.5194/nhess-2019-286

Pfister, L., Brönnimann, S., Schwander, M., Isotta, F. A., Horton, P., and Rohr, C. (2019) Statistical Reconstruction of Daily Precipitation and Temperature Fields in Switzerland back to 1864. Clim. Past Disc., doi:10.5194/cp-2019-124

Brugnara, Y., Auchmann, R., Rutishauser, T., Gehrig, R., Pietragalla, B., Begert, M., Sigg, C., Knechtl, V., Konzelmann, T., Calpini, B., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Homogeneity Assessment of Phenological Records from the Swiss Phenology Network. International Journal of Biometeorology, doi:10.1007/s00484-019-01794-y

Brönnimann, S., Franke J., Nussbaumer S. U., Zumbühl H. J., Steiner D., Trachsel M., Hegerl G. C., Schurer A., Worni M., Malik A., Flückiger J., and Raible C. C. (2019) Last phase of the Little Ice Age forced by volcanic eruptions. Nature Geoscience, 12, 650-656. doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0402-y

Neukom R., Barboza L. A., Erb M. P., Shi F., Emile-Geay J., Evans M. N., Franke J., Kaufman D., Lücke L., Rehfeld K., Schurer A., Valler V., Zhu F., Brönnimann S., Hakim G. J., Henley B. J., Ljungqvist F. C., McKay N., and von Gunten L. (2019) Consistent multidecadal variability in global temperature reconstructions and simulations over the Common Era. Nature Geoscience, 12, 643-649, doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0400-0

Hemming D. L., Garforth J., Park T., Richardson A. D., Rutishauser T., Sparks T. H., Thackeray S. J., and Myneni R. (2019) Phenology of primary producers, in: State of the Climate in 2018. Chapter 2: Global Climate, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Rutishauser, T., Jeanneret, F., Brügger, R., Brugnara, Y., Röthlisberger, C., Bernasconi, A., Bangerter, P., Portenier, C., Villiger, L., Lehmann, D., Meyer, L., Messerli, B., and Brönnimann, S.: The BernClim plant phenological data set from the canton of Bern (Switzerland) 1970–2018, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 1645–1654, doi:10.5194/essd-11-1645-2019

Slivinski, L. C., Compo G. P., Whitaker J. S., Sardeshmukh P. D., Giese B., McColl C., Brohan P., Allan R., Yin X., Vose R., Titchner H., Kennedy J., Rayner N., Spencer L. J., Ashcroft L., Brönnimann S., Brunet M., Camuffo D., Cornes R., Cram T. A., Crouthamel R., Domínguez-Castro F., Freeman J. E., Gergis J., Hawkins E., Jones P. D., Jourdain S., Kaplan A., Kubota H., Le Blancq F., Lee T. C., Lorrey A., Luterbacher J., Maugeri M., Mock C. J., Kent Moore G. W., Przybylak R., Pudmenzky C., Reason C., Slonosky V. C., Smith C., Tinz B., Trewin B., Valente M. A., Wang X. L., Wilkinson C., Wood K., and Wyszynski P. (2019) Towards a more reliable historical reanalysis: Improvements for version 3 of the Twentieth Century Reanalysis system. Q J R Meteorol Soc. 2019, 145, 2876–2908. doi:10.1002/qj.3598

Brugnara, Y, and Maugeri, M. (2019) Daily precipitation variability in the southern Alps since the late 19th century. Int J Climatol. 2019; 39: 3492– 3504. doi:10.1002/joc.6034

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.

Brugnara, Y., Good, E., Squintu, A. A., Schrier, G. and Brönnimann, S. (2019) The EUSTACE global land station daily air temperature dataset. Geoscience Data Journal, 6(2), S. 189-204. Royal Meteorological Society, doi: 10.1002/gdj3.81

Graf, M., Scherrer, S. C., Schwierz, C., Begert, M., Martius, O., Raible, C. C., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Near‐surface mean wind in Switzerland: Climatology, climate model evaluation and future scenarios. Int J Climatol. 2019, 39, 4798– 4810. doi:10.1002/joc.6108

Fessehaye, M., Brugnara, Y., Savage, M. J., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) A note on air temperature and precipitation variability and extremes over Asmara: 1914–2015. International Journal of Climatology, doi:10.1002/joc.6134

Rohrer, M., Brönnimann, S., Martius, O., Raible, C. C., and Wild, M. (2019) Decadal variations of blocking and storm tracks in centennial reanalyses. Tellus A, 71, 1586236, doi:10.1080/16000870.2019.1586236

Lenggenhager, S., Croci-Maspoli, M., Brönnimann, S., and Martius, O. (2019) On the dynamical coupling between atmospheric blocks and heavy precipitation events: A discussion of the southern Alpine flood in October 2000. Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc. 145, 530–545, doi:10.1002/qj.3449

Pfister, L., Hupfer, F., Brugnara, Y., Munz, L., Villiger, L., Meyer, L., Schwander, M., Isotta, F. A., Rohr, C., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Swiss Early Instrumental Meteorological Measurements. Climate of the Past 15, 1345-1361, doi:10.5194/cp-15-1345-2019

Imfeld, N., Barreto Schuler, C., Milagros Correa Marrou, K., Sedlmeier, K., Gubler, S., Jacques-Coper, M., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Summertime precipitation deficits in the Peruvian Highlands since 1964. Int. J. Climatol., doi:10.1002/joc.6087, accepted

Zamuriano, M., Martynov, A., Panziera, L., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Characteristics of a Hailstorm over the Andean La Paz Valley. Nat Haz. Earth Sys. Sci., doi:10.5194/nhess-2019-27, in review

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

Burgdorf, A.-M., Brönnimann, S. and Franke, J. (2019) Two types of North American droughts related to different atmospheric circulation patterns, Climate of the Past, 15(6), 2053–2065, doi:10.5194/cp-15-2053-2019

Labbé, T., Pfister, C., Brönnimann, S., Rousseau, D., Franke, J., and Bois, B. (2019) The longest homogeneous series of grape harvest dates, Beaune 1354–2018, and its significance for the understanding of past and present climate, Clim. Past., 15, 1485-1501, doi:10.5194/cp-15-1485-2019

Malik, A., Nowack, P. J., Haigh, J. D., Cao, L., Atique, L., and Plancherel, Y. (2019) Tropical Pacific Climate Variability under Solar Geoengineering: Impacts on ENSO Extremes, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2018-1312, in review

Valler, V., Franke, J., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) Impact of different estimations of the background-error covariance matrix on climate reconstructions based on data assimilation, Clim. Past, 15, 1427-1441, doi:10.5194/cp-15-1427-2019

Brönnimann, S., Wintzer, J. (2019) Climate Data Empathy. WIREs Climate Change, 10, e559, doi:10.1002/wcc.55

Brönnimann, S., Martius, O., Rohr, C. Bresch, D. N., and Lin, K. E. (2019) Historical weather data for climate risk assessment. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1436, 121-137, doi:10.1111/nyas.13966

Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A., Stoffel, M., Rohrer, M., Benito, G., Beniston, M., and Brönnimann, S. (2019) On the extraordinary winter flood episode over the North Atlantic Basin in 1936. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1436, 206-216, doi:10.1111/nyas.13911

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

Valler, V., Franke, J., and Brönnimann, S. (2018) Impact of different estimations of the background-error covariance matrix on climate reconstructions based on data assimilation, Clim. Past Discuss., doi:10.5194/cp-2018-168, in review

Brönnimann, Stefan; Brugnara, Yuri; Allan, Rob J.; Brunet, Manola; Compo, Gilbert P.; Crouthamel, Richard I.; Jones, Philip D.; Jourdain, Sylvie; Luterbacher, Jürg; Siegmund, Peter; Valente, Maria Antónia; Wilkinson, Clive W. (2018) A roadmap to climate data rescue services. Geoscience Data Journal, 5(1), pp. 28-39. Royal Meteorological Society, doi:10.1002/gdj3.56

Squintu, Antonello Angelo; van der Schrier, Gerard; Brugnara, Yuri; Klein Tank, Albert (2018) Homogenization of daily ECA&D temperature series (In Press). International Journal of Climatology Royal Meteorological Society, doi:10.1002/joc.5874

Delaygue, Gilles; Brönnimann, Stefan; Jones, Philip D.; Blanchet, Juliette; Schwander, Mikhaël (2018) Reconstruction of Lamb weather type series back to the eighteenth century (In Press). Climate Dynamics Springer Berlin Heidelberg, doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4506-7

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

Oberlack, C., S. Boillat, S. Brönnimann, J.-D. Gerber, A. Heinimann, P. Messerli, S. Rist, C. Ifejika Speranza, U. Wiesmann (2018) Polycentric governance in telecoupled resource systems. Ecology & Society, 23(10), 16, doi:10.5751/ES-09902-230116

Horton, P., and S. Brönnimann (2019) Impact of global atmospheric reanalyses on statistical precipitation downscaling. Climate Dynamics, 52, 5189-5211. doi:10.1007/s00382-018-4442-6

Hemming, D.L., R. Abernethy, C. Armitage, K. Bolmgren, R. Myneni, T. Park, A. D. Richardson, T. Rutishauser, T. H. Sparks, and S. J. Thackeray, 2018: Phenology of terrestrial and freshwater primary producers [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99 (8), S63–S66, doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Gubler, M., P. D. Henne, C. Schwörer, P. Boltshauser-Kaltenrieder, A. F. Lotter, S. Brönnimann, W. Tinner (2018). Microclimatic gradients provide evidence for the northernmost glacial refuge for temperate trees south of the Alps. Journal of Biogeography, 45, 2564–2575.

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

Wang, H., J. Dai, T. Rutishauser, A. Gonsamo, C. Wu, Q. Ge (2018). Trends and Variability in Temperature Sensitivity of Lilac Flowering Phenology. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123(3), S. 807-817. doi:10.1002/2017JG004181

Gaudard A., C. Weber, TJ. Alexander, S. Hunziker, M. Schmid. Impacts of using lakes and rivers for extraction and disposal of heat. WIREs Water. 2018;e1295. doi:10.1002/wat2.1295

Laloyaux, P., E. de Boisseson, M. Balmaseda, J. Bidlot, S. Brönnimann, R. Buizza, P. Dalhgren, D. Dee, L. Haimberger, H. Hersbach, Y. Kosaka, M. Martin, P. Poli, N. Rayner, E. Rustemeier, D. Schepers (2018). CERA-20C: A coupled reanalysis of the Twentieth Century. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 10, 1172-1195, doi:10.1029/2018MS001273

Hegerl, Gabriele C., S. Brönnimann, A. Schurer, T. Cowan (2018). The early 20th century warming: Anomalies, causes, and consequences. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 9, e522. doi:10.1002/wcc.522

Buizza, R., P. Poli, M. Rixen, M. Alonso-Balmaseda, M. G Bosilovich, S. Brönnimann, G. P. Compo, D. Dee, F. Desiato, M. Doutriaux-Boucher, M. Fujiwara, A. K. Kaiser-Weiss, S. Kobayashi, Z. Liu, S. Masina; P.-P. Mathieu, N. Rayner, C. Richter, S. I. Seneviratne, A. J. Simmons, J.-N. Thepaut, J. D. Auger, M. Bechtold, E. Berntell, B. Dong, M. Kozubek, K. Sharif, C. Thomas, S. Schimanke, A. Storto, M. Tuma, I. Välisuo, and A. Vaselali (2018) Advancing Global & Regional Reanalyses. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 99, 1003-1014, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0312.1

Brönnimann, S., R. Allan, C. Atkinson, R. Buizza, O. Bulygina, P. Dahlgren, D. Dee, R. Dunn, P. Gomes, V. John, S. Jourdain, L. Haimberger, H. Hersbach, J. Kennedy, P. Poli, J. Pulliainen, N. Rayner, R. Saunders, J. Schulz, A. Sterin, A. Stickler, H. Titchner, M. A. Valente, C. Ventura, C. Wilkinson (2018) Observations for Reanalyses. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 99, 1651-1866,  doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0229.1

Buizza, R., S. Brönnimann, L. Haimberger, P. Laloyaux, M. J. Martin, M. Fuentes, M. Alonso-Balmaseda, A. Becker, M. Blaschek, P. Dahlgren, E. de Boisseson, D. Dee, F. Xiangbo, K. Haines, S. Jourdain, Y. Kosaka, D. Lea, M. Mayer, P. Messina, C. Perruche, P. Peylin, J. Pullainen, N. Rayner, E. Rustemeier, D. Schepers, J. Schulz, A. Sterin, S. Stichelberger, A. Storto, C.-E. Testut, M. A. Valente, A. Vidard, N. Vuichard, A. Weaver, J. While, M. Ziese (2018) The EU-FP7 ERA-CLIM2 project contribution to advancing science and production of Earth-system climate reanalyses. B. Amer. Metetorol. Soc., 99, 1003-1014. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0199.1

Wegmann, M., Y. Orsolini, O. Zolina (2018). Warm Arctic−cold Siberia: comparing the recent and the early 20th-century Arctic warmings. Environmental Research Letters, 13(2), 025009. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aaa0b7.

Brönnimann, S., J. Rajczak, E.M. Fischer, C.C. Raible, M. Rohrer, C. Schär (2018). Changing seasonality of moderate and extreme precipitation events in the Alps, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2047-2056, doi:10.5194/nhess-2018-55.

Rössler, O., and S. Brönnimann (2018) The effect of the Tambora eruption on Swiss flood generation in 1816 / 1817. Science of the Total Environment, 627, 1218-1227. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.254.

Henne P. D., M. Bigalke, U. Büntgen, D. Colombaroli, M. Conedera, U. Feller, D. Frank, J. F. Fuhrer, M. Grosjean, O. Heiri, J. Luterbacher, A. Mestrot, A. Rigling, O. Rössler, C. Rohr, T. Rutishauser, M. Schwikowski, A. Stampfli, S. Szidat, J.-P. Theurillat, R. Weingartner, W. Wilcke, and W. Tinner (2018) An empirical perspective for understanding climate change impacts in Switzerland. Regional Environmental Change, 18, 205-221. doi:10.1007/s10113-017-1182-9.

Rohrer, M., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. C. Raible, M. Wild, G. P. Compo (2018) Representation of cyclones, blocking anticyclones, and circulation types in multiple reanalyses and model simulations. J. Climate, 31, 3009–3031. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0350.1.

Hunziker, S., S. Brönnimann, J. Calle, I. Moreno, M. Andrade, L. Ticona, W. Lavado, A. Huerta (2018) Effects of undetected data quality issues on climatological analyses. Clim. Past, 14, 1-20. doi:10.5194/cp-14-1-2018.

Malik, A., and S. Brönnimann (2017) Factors Affecting the Inter-annual to Centennial Timescale Variability of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall. Climate Dynamics, 52, 5189-5211. doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3879-3

Hunziker, S., S. Gubler, J. M. Calle Fernandez, I. Moreno, M. F. Andrade, F. velarde, G. Carrasco, Y. Castellón, M. Croci-Maspoli, T. Konzelmann, M. Rohrer, and S. Brönnimann (2017) Identifying, attributing, and overcoming common data quality issues of manned station observations. Int. J. Climatol., 37, 4131-4143, doi:10.1002/joc.5037.

Schwander, M., M. Rohrer, S. Brönnimann (2017) Influence of solar variability on the occurrence of central European weather types from 1763 to 2009. Clim. Past, 13, 1199-1212, Clim. Past Discuss., doi:10.5194/cp-13-1199-2017

Malik, A., S. Brönnimann, P. Perona (2017) Statistical link between external climate forcings and modes of ocean variability. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3832-5.

Flückiger, S., S. Brönnimann A. Holzkämper, J. Fuhrer, D. Krämer, C. Pfister, C. Rohr (2017) Simulating crop yield losses in Switzerland for historical and present Tambora climate scenarios. Environ. Res. Lett., 12, 074026, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7246.

Franke, J., S. Brönnimann, J. Bhend, Y. Brugnara (2017) A monthly global paleo-reanalysis of the atmosphere from 1600 to 2005 for studying past climatic variations. Scientific Data 4, 170076. doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.76.

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

Brönnimann, Stefan; Jacques-Coper, Martín; Rozanov, Eugene; Fischer, Andreas M.; Morgenstern, Olaf; Zeng, Guang; Akiyoshi, Hideharu; Yamashita, Yousuke (2017) Tropical circulation and precipitation response to ozone depletion and recovery. Environ. Res. Lett., 12, 064011, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7416.

Gubler, S., S. Hunziker, M. Begert, M. Croci-Maspoli, T. Konzelmann, S. Brönnimann, C. Schwierz, C. Oria, and G. Rosas, G. (2017) The influence of station density on climate data homogenization. Int. J. Climatol., 37, 4670–4683. doi:10.1002/joc.5114.

Rohrer, M., M. Croci-Maspoli, and C. Appenzeller (2017) Climate change and circulation types in the Alpine region. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 26(1), 83-92, doi:10.1127/metz/2016/0681.

Hersbach, H., S. Brönnimann, L. Haimberger, M. Mayer, L. Villiger, J. Comeaux, A. Simmons, D. Dee, S. Jourdain, C. Peubey, P. Poli, N. Rayner, A. Sterin, A. Stickler, M. A. Valente, and S. Worley (2017) The potential value of early (1939-1967) upper-air data in atmospheric climate reanalysis. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 143, 1197-1210. doi:10.1002/qj.3040.

Thorne, P.W., R.J. Allan, L. Ashcroft, P. Brohan, R.J. Dunn, M.J. Menne, P.R. Pearce, J. Picas, K.M. Willett, M. Benoy, S. Bronnimann, P.O. Canziani, J. Coll, R. Crouthamel, G.P. Compo, D. Cuppett, M. Curley, C. Duffy, I. Gillespie, J. Guijarro, S. Jourdain, E.C. Kent, H. Kubota, T.P. Legg, Q. Li, J. Matsumoto, C. Murphy, N.A. Rayner, J.J. Rennie, E. Rustemeier, L.C. Slivinski, V. Slonosky, A. Squintu, B. Tinz, M.A. Valente, S. Walsh, X.L. Wang, N. Westcott, K. Wood, S.D. Woodruff, and S.J. Worley (2017) Toward an Integrated Set of Surface Meteorological Observations for Climate Science and Applications. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98, 2689–2702. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0165.1.

Wegmann, M., Y. Orsolini, E. Dutra, O. Bulygina, A. Sterin and S. Brönnimann (2017) Eurasian snow depth in long-term climate reanalyses. The Cryosphere 11, 923-935, doi:10.5194/tc-11-923-2017.

Wang, H., T. Rutishauser, Z. Tao, S. Zhong, Q. Ge, J. Dai (2017) Impacts of global warming on phenology of spring leaf unfolding remain stable in the long run. International Journal of Biometeorology, 61(2), 287-292, doi:10.1007/s00484-016-1210-3.

Malik, A., S. Brönnimann, A. Stickler, C. C. Raible, S. Muthers, J. Anet, E. Rozanov, W. Schmutz (2017) Decadal to Multi-decadal Scale Variability of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall in the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Chemistry Climate Model SOCOL-MPIOM. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-017-3529-9.

Samartin, S., O. Heiri, F. Joos, H. Renssen, J. Franke, S. Brönnimann, W. Tinner (2017). Warm Mediterranean mid-Holocene summers inferred from fossil midge assemblages. Nature geoscience, 10, 207-212. Nature Publishing Group, doi:10.1038/ngeo2891.

Schwander, M., S. Brönnimann, G. Delaygue, M. Rohrer, R. Auchmann, and Y. Brugnara (2017) Reconstruction of Central European daily weather types back to 1763. Int. J. Climatol. 37, 30-44. doi:10.1002/joc.4974.

Addor, N., M. Rohrer, R. Furrer, and J. Seibert (2016) Propagation of biases in climate models from the synoptic to the regional scale: Implications for bias adjustment.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(5), 2075-2089. doi:10.1002/2015JD024040.

Brönnimann, S., M. Jacques-Coper, E. Rozanov, A. M. Fischer, O. Morgenstern, G. Zeng, H. Akiyoshi, and Y. Yamashita (2016) South Pacific Convergence Zone Affected by Ozone Depletion and Recovery. Environ. Res. Lett. 12, 064011. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa7416.

Brönnimann, S., Malik, A., Stickler, A., Wegmann, M., Raible, C. C., Muthers, S., Anet, J., Rozanov, E., and Schmutz, W. (2016) Multidecadal variations of the effects of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation on the climate system, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15529-15543, doi:10.5194/acp-16-15529-2016.

Brugnara, Y., R. Auchmann, S. Brönnimann, A. Bozzo, D. C. Berro, and L. Mercalli (2016) Trends of mean and extreme temperature indices since 1874 at low-elevation sites in the southern Alps. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024582.

Bradley, R.S., H. Wanner, and H.F. Diaz (2016) The Medieval Quiet Period. The Holocene. doi:10.1177/0959683615622552.

Camenisch, C., K. M. Keller, M. Salvisberg, B. Amann, M. Bauch, S. Blumer, R. Brázdil, S. Brönnimann, U. Büntgen, B. M. S. Campbell, L. Fernández-Donado, D. Fleitmann, R. Glaser, F. González-Rouco, M. Grosjean, R. C. Hoffmann, H. Huhtamaa, F. Joos, A. Kiss, O. Kotyza, F. Lehner, J. Luterbacher, N. Maughan, R. Neukom, T. Novy, K. Pribyl, C. C. Raible, D. Riemann, M. Schuh, P. Slavin, J. P. Werner, and O. Wetter (2016) The 1430s: a cold period of extraordinary internal climate variability during the early Spörer Minimum with social and economic impacts in north-western and central Europe. Clim. Past, 12, 2107-2126. doi:10.5194/cp-12-2107-2016.

Delpierre, N., Y. Vitasse, I. Chuine, J. Guillemot, S. Bazot, T. Rutishauser, C.B.K. Rathgeber (2016) Temperate and boreal forest tree phenology: from organ-scale processes to terrestrial ecosystem models. Annals of Forest Science, 73(1), 5-25. doi:10.1007/s13595-015-0477-6.

Jacques-Coper M., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. Vera, B. Cerne (2016) Summer heat waves in southeastern Patagonia: an analysis of the intraseasonal timescale. International journal of climatology, 36(3), 1359-1374. doi:10.1002/joc.4430.

Luterbacher, J., J.P. Werner, J.E. Smerdon, L. Fernández-Donado, F.J. González-Rouco, D. Barriopedro, F.C. Ljungqvist, U. Büntgen, E. Zorita, S. Wagner, J. Esper, D. McCarroll, A. Toreti, D. Frank, J.H. Jungclaus, M. Barriendos, C. Bertolin, O. Bothe, R. Brázdil, D. Camuffo, P. Dobrovolný, M. Gagen, E. García-Bustamante, Q. Ge, J.J. Gómez-Navarro, J. Guiot, Z. Hao, G.C. Hegerl, K. Holmgren, V.V. Klimenko, J. Martín-Chivelet, C. Pfister, N. Roberts, A. Schindler, A Schurer, O. Solomina, L. von Gunten, E. Wahl, H. Wanner, O. Wetter, E. Xoplaki, N. Yuan, D. Zanchettin, H. Zhang, and C. Zerefos (2016) European summer temperatures since Roman times. Environ. Res. Lett., 11, 024001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024001.

Raible, C.C., S. Brönnimann, R. Auchmann, P. Brohan, T. L. Frölicher, H.-F. Graf, P. Jones, J. Luterbacher, S. Muthers, R. Neukom, A. Robock, S. Self, A. Sudrajat, C. Timmreck, and M. Wegmann (2016) Tambora 1815 as a test case for high impact volcanic eruptions: Earth system effects. WIREs Climate Change, doi:10.1002/wcc.407.

Schäfer, I. K., V. Lanny, J. Franke, T. I. Eglinton, M. Zech, B. Vysloužilová, and R. Zech (2016): Leaf waxes in litter and topsoils along a European transect. SOIL, 2, 551-564. doi:10.5194/soil-2-551-2016, 2016.

Schmocker, J., H. P. Liniger, J N. Ngeru, Y. Brugnara, R. Auchmann, and S. Brönnimann (2016) Trends in mean and extreme precipitation in the Mount Kenya region from observations and reanalyses. International journal of climatology, 36(3), doi:10.1002/joc.4438.

Solomina O.N., Bradley R.S., Jomelli V., Geirsdottir A., Kaufman D.S., Koch J., McKay, N.P., Masiokas M., Miller G., Nesje A., Nicolussi K., Owen L.A., Putnam A.E., Wanner H., Wiles G., Yang B., (2016). Glacier fluctuations during the past 2000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 149, 61-90. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.04.008.

Steinacker, R., and S. Brönnimann (2016) Stationary flow near fronts. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 6, 805-809. doi:10.1127/metz/2016/0832.

Wegmann M., S. Brönnimann and G. P. Compo (2016) Tropospheric circulation during the early twentieth century Arctic warming. Climate Dynamics, 48, 2405–2418. doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3212-6.

Welker, C., O. Martius, P. Stucki, S. Dierer, and S. Brönnimann (2016) Modelling economic losses of historic and present-day high-impact winter windstorms in Switzerland. Tellus A, 68, 29546, doi:10.3402/tellusa.v68.29546.

Brönnimann, S. (2015) Climate science: Pacemakers of warming. Nature Geoscience, 8, 87-89. doi:10.1038/ngeo2330.

Brönnimann, S., A.M. Fischer, E. Rozanov, P. Poli, G. P. Compo, P. D. Sardeshmukh (2015) Southward shift of the Northern tropical belt from 1945 to 1980. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/NGEO2568.

Brugnara, Y., R. Auchmann, S. Brönnimann, R. J. Allan, I. Auer, M. Barriendos, H. Bergström, J. Bhend, R. Brázdil, G. P. Compo, R. C. Cornes, F. Dominguez-Castro, A. F. V. van Engelen, J. Filipiak, J. Holopainen, S. Jourdain, M. Kunz, J. Luterbacher, M. Maugeri, L. Mercalli, A. Moberg, C. J. Mock, G. Pichard, L. Řezníčková, G. van der Schrier, V. Slonosky, Z. Ustrnul, M. A. Valente, A. Wypych, and X. Yin (2015) A collection of sub-daily pressure and temperature observations for the early instrumental period with a focus on the “year without a summer” 1816. Climate of the Past, 11, 1027-1047, doi:10.5194/cp-11-1027-2015.

Büntgen, U., M. Trnka, P. J. Krusic, T. Kyncl, J. Kyncl, J. Luterbacher, E. Zorita, F. C. Ljungqvist, I. Auer, O. Konter, L. Schneider, W. Tegel, P. Štěpánek, S. Brönnimann, L. Hellmann, D. Nievergelt, and J. Esper (2015) Tree-Ring Amplification of the Early Nineteenth-Century Summer Cooling in Central Europe. J. Climate 28, 5272-5288, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00673.1.

Cram, T.A., G. P. Compo, X. Yin, R. J. Allan, C. McColl, R. S. Vose, J.S. Whitaker, N. Matsui, L. Ashcroft, R. Auchmann, P. Bessemoulin, T. Brandsma, P. Brohan, M. Brunet, J. Comeaux, R. Crouthamel, B. E. Gleason, Jr., P. Y. Groisman, H. Hersbach, P. D. Jones, T. Jonsson, S. Jourdain, G. Kelly, K. R. Knapp, A. Kruger, H. Kubota, G. Lentini, A. Lorrey, N. Lott, S. J. Lubker, J. Luterbacher, G. J. Marshall, M. Maugeri, C. J. Mock, H. Y. Mok, O. Nordli, M. J. Rodwell, T. F. Ross, D. Schuster, L. Srnec, M. A. Valente, Z. Vizi, X. L. Wang, N. Westcott, J. S. Woollen, S. J. Worley (2015) The International Surface Pressure Databank version 2. Geoscience Data Journal, 2, 31-46. doi:10.1002/gdj3.25.

Ge, Q., Wang, H., Rutishauser, T. and Dai, J. (2015) Phenological response to climate change in China: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology, 21: 265–274. doi:10.1111/gcb.12648.

Henne, P.D., C. Elkin, J. Franke, D. Colombaroli, C. Calò,T.  La Mantia, S.Pasta, M. Conedera, O. Dermody, W. Tinner (2015) Reviving extinct Mediterranean forest communities may improve ecosystem potential in a warmer future. Frontiers in ecology and the environment, 13(7), 356-362. doi:10.1890/150027.

Hertig, E., C. Beck, H. Wanner, and J. Jacobeit (2015) A review of non-stationarities in climate variability of the last century with focus on the North Atlantic–European sector. Earth-Science Reviews 147, 1-17, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.04.009.

Jacques-Coper, M., S. Brönnimann, O. Martius, C. S. Vera, and S. B. Cerne (2015) Evidence for a modulation of the intraseasonal summer temperature in Eastern Patagonia by the Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD022924.

Jacques-Coper, M., M. Falvey, R. Muñoz (2015) Inter-daily variability of a strong thermally-driven wind system over the Atacama Desert of South America: synoptic forcing and short-term predictability using the GFS global model. Theor Appl Climatol 121(1-2), 211-223. doi:10.1007/s00704-014-1231-y.

Jacques-Coper, M. and R. D. Garreaud (2015) Characterization of the 1970s climate shift in South America. Int J Climatol 35(8), 2164-2179. doi:10.1002/joc.4120.

Michna, P., R. A. Werner, and W. Eugster (2015) Does fog chemistry in Switzerland change with altitude? Atmos. Res., 151: 31–44. doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.02.008.

Sheng, J.-X., D. K. Weisenstein, B.-P. Luo, E. Rozanov, F. X. Arfeuille and T. Peter (2015) A perturbed parameter model ensemble to investigate Mt. Pinatubo's 1991 initial sulfur mass emission. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 15, 11501-11512. doi:10.5194/acp-15-11501-2015.

Solomina, O. N., R. Bradley, D. A. Hodgson, S. Ivy-Ochs, V. Jomelli, A. N. Mackintosh, A. Nesje, L. A. Owen, H. Wanner, G. C. Wiles, and N. E. Young (2015) Holocene glacier fluctuations. Quaternary Science Reviews, 111, 9-34. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.11.018.

Stickler, A., S. Storz, R. Wartenburger, H. Hersbach, G. P. Compo, P. Poli, D. Dee, S. Brönnimann (2015) Upper-air observations from the German Atlantic Expedition (1925–27) and comparison with the Twentieth Century and ERA-20C reanalyses. Meteorol. Z., prepub, doi:10.1127/metz/2015/0683.

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.

Wang, H., Q. Ge, T. Rutishauser, Y. Dai, J. Dai (2015) Parameterization of temperature sensitivity of spring phenology and its application in explaining diverse phenological responses to temperature change. Nature Scientific Reports 5, 8833, doi:10.1038/srep08833.

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