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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

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 | Falkenplatz 16 | CH-3012 Bern | info@oeschger.unibe.ch | Tel +41 31 631 31 45 
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Seminar Series

Opportunities and risks emerging from global change for farmers in the Ethiopian Highlands. A report from the Research Group on Sustainable Land Management (Integrative Geography)
Prof. Dr. Hans Hurni (GIUB)
5 Nov 2014, 14:15
Venue: GIUB

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Conferences

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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