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. read more
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. read more
11 August 2015: How did the North American vegetation and wildfire respond to climate variations before the last deglaciation? OCCR researcher Hubertus Fischer and colleagues provide answers to this question in a paper just published in the prestigious journal Nature Geosciences. read more
In the new documentary, "Extreme flooding - what can we expect?", the Mobiliar Lab gives us insight into one of its research projects. It tries to explain why there's been a massive increase in flooding over the past 20 years.
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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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