Geographisches Institut


Dr. Moritz Burger



+41 31 684 88 68
Universität Bern
Geographisches Institut
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Analyzing the past, the present and the future urban heat of Bern from different perspectives

- Urban Climatology

- Local adaptation strategies

- Climate and Health

- Low Cost Measurement Systems


2014-2017: BSc in Geography (Major), Politics and Economics (Minors), University of Bern

2016: Exchange Semester, University of Valencia

2020: MSc in Climate Science, University of Bern



2012-2013: Junior Banking Programm, Credit Suisse AG

2014-2015: Extra class Tutor in elementary school, Schulhaus Spitalacker

2017-2019: Junior Research Assistant, University of Bern

2018-2019: Administrator and Project Assistant, Büro Adrian Strauss

2019-2020: Forecaster, Meteotest

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

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

Hürzeler, A., Hollósi, B., Burger, M., Gubler, M., & 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

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

Burger, M. A., & Gubler, M. R. (2020). Der Berner Stadthitze auf der Spur-Stadtforschung aus klimatologischer Perspektive. GeoAgenda, (3), 4-9.