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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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Klemens Hocke

Why Bern's view of the atmosphere isn't distorted by clouds

Physicist Klemens Hocke measures the ozone values in the atmosphere from the roof of one of the university buildings. They are so accurate that they are used to calibrate the measuring apparatus on board satellites. And he also knows a great deal about hurricanes raging 50 kilometres above our heads.
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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

The causes and implications of future increases in Arctic precipitation.
Dr. Richard Bintanja, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, Netherlands.
6 Oct 2014, 16:15
Venue: KUP

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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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