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Oeschger Centre

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Welcome to the Oeschger Centre!

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The Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research is the centre of excellence for climate research of the University of Bern. It focuses on interdisciplinary research in the fields of natural, human and social sciences as well as economics and law.
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The Oeschger Centre does not only conduct research of high international standard, but also runs the Graduate School of Climate Sciences offering a specialised, internationally oriented Master's and Ph.D. programme in climate sciences.
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Jakob Schwander

Pinhole technology to search for the oldest ice

Few people in the world have had as much experience with drilling ice cores as Bernese physicist Jakob Schwander. He is now working at the Oeschger Centre on the development of ultra-light drilling equipment to be used to search for ice 1.5 million years old.
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University of Bern | Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research | Zähringerstrasse 25 | CH-3012 Bern | info@oeschger.unibe.ch | Tel +41 31 631 31 45 | Fax +41 31 631 43 38
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Seminar Series

Extreme weather events in Switzerland - story lines and processes
Prof. Olivia Romppainen-Martius, Geographisches Institut and Oeschger Centre, Universität Bern
5 May 2014, 16:15
Venue: KUP

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Culture, Climate and Environment Interactions at Prehistoric Sites
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1st European Hail Workshop
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Workshop on Social Network Analysis in Environmental Politics Research
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Bicentenary of the great Tambora eruption
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