Outreach and Projects



The realization of scientific publications within the paleoclimate community involves stimulating collaboration with many researches across the globe. Here is a short list of recent collaborations:


Ulf Büntgen (University of Cambridge, UK)

Marco Carrer (Università degli Studi di Padova, Legnano, Italy)

Ed Cook (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), New York, USA)

Patrick Fonti (Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland)

David C. Frank (University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA)

Sue Grimmond (University of Reading, UK)

Frank Keppler (University of Heidelberg, Institute of Earth Sciences)

Paul J. Krusic (University of Cambridge, UK)

Tomas Kyncl (Moravian Dendro Labority, Brno, Czechia)

Andrew Liebhold (US Forest Service Northern Research Station, Morgantown, USA)

Jürg Luterbacher (Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany)

Andreas Rothe (Faculty of Forestry, University of Applied Sciences, Weihenstephan, Germany)

Matthias Saurer (WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland)

Jason Smerdon (Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA)

Valerie Trouet (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA)

Heinz Wanner (University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland)

Rob Wilson (University of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK)

Christian Zang (Technical University of Munich, Germany)


Contributions and Participations to international projects:


Geocycles - Earth System Research Centre (German Science Foundation)

DE-TREE - Drought effects and PDSI reconstruction from Southern and Central European trees (Swiss National Science Foundation)

MILLENNIUM - European climate of the past millennium (European Commission)

EXTRACT - Extended thousand-year reconstructions of Alpine climate from tree rings (Swiss National Foundation)

ALP-IMP - Multi-centennial climate variability in the Alps based on instrumental data, model simulations and proxy data (European Commission)

ISONET - 400 years of annual reconstructions of European climate variability using a high-resolution isotopic network (European Commission)

EUROTRANS - European multi-centennial climatic variability and extremes along a maritime-continental tree ring transect (Swiss National Science Foundation)

Millennia-long Northern Hemisphere climate reconstructions from tree rings (Swiss National Science Foundation)

VITA - Varves, ice cores and tree rings: archives with annual resolution (Swiss National Science Foundation)

Optimizing hemispheric and global temperature reconstructions for the past millennium (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Langfristige Klimavariationen der Nordhemisphäre - Statistische Untersuchung säkularer Trends an alten Jahrringchronologien (Max Kade Foundation)

Natural environment and its potential in the Karakorum region and their spatio-temporal changes (German Science Foundation)

Densitometer - Establishing tree-ring x-ray densitometry (German Science Foundation)

Euro-Med2K - Past global changes working group (Pages)