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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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Profile

Rixt de Jong

In Search of Algae on the Other Side of the Globe

In 2010, about 150 junior researchers applied for an Ambizione grant with the Swiss National Science Foundation. Only a third of the research projects made the grade. One of them was by Rixt de Jong, a postdoc researcher at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research. She aims to reconstruct climate in Chile.
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University of Bern | Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research | Falkenplatz 16 | CH-3012 Bern | info@oeschger.unibe.ch | Tel +41 31 631 31 45 
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Seminar Series

No forthcoming seminars so far. Seminars for the next semester will be announced here in September 2014.
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Conferences

The deep ocean circulation affects climate and cycles of biogeochemical elements such as carbon and nutrients. This workshop initiates two projects aimed at improving our understanding of past deep ocean circulation changes and its effects on biogeochemic
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The 1430s were one of the coldest decades of the last millennium in Europe. The extremely cold winters of this time period have been attributed to the Spörer Minimum – a phase of reduced solar activity during the 15th and 16th century – and a number
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Bicentenary of the great Tambora eruption
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