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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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Oliver Heiri

Innovative Ideas for Using Midge Larvae in Climate Research

The paleoecologist Oliver Heiri has been awarded funding of two million Swiss francs from the European Research Council. With an innovative approach, the funded project aims to reconstruct the emission of the greenhouse gas methane in lakes at the end of the last ice age.
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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

Zeitpräferenzen und Umweltbewusstsein
Prof. Dr. Axel Franzen (SOZ - Univ. of Bern) (in German)
29 Oct 2014, 14:15
Venue: GIUB

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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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