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Heinz Wanner

portrait Prof. em. Heinz Wanner
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.

Senior Scientist
Oeschger Center for Climate Change Research
Universität Bern
Falkenplatz 16
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 31 60
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 31 45
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 43 38
E-mail: wanner(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 31 60
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 31 45
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 43 38
E-mail: wanner(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Senior Scientist, University of Bern, Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research

Key Publications of Heinz Wanner (up to ten) :
Wanner, H., S. Brönnimann, C. Casty, Gyalistras, D., J. Luterbacher, C. Schmutz, D. B. Stephenson, and E. Xoplaki, 2001: North Atlantic Oscillation Concepts and Studies. Surveys in Geophysics, 22 (4): 321-381.

Luterbacher, J., Dietrich, D., Xoplaki, E., Grosjean, M., and H. Wanner, 2004: European seasonal and annual temperature variability, trends and extremes since 1500, Science, 303, 1499-1503.

Wanner, H., Beer, J., Bütikofer, J., Crowley, T. J., Cubasch, U., Flückiger, J., Goosse, H., Grosjean, M., Joos, F., Kaplan, J. O., Küttel, M., Müller, S. A., Prentice, I. C., Solomina, O., Stocker, T. F., Tarasov, P., Wagner, M., and Widmann, M., 2008: Mid- to Late Holocene climate change: an overview, Quaternary Sci. Rev., 27, 1791-1828, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.06.013.

Wanner, H., Solomina, O., Grosjean, M., Ritz, S.P., and Jetel, M., 2011: Structure and origin of Holocene cold events. Quaternary Sci. Rev., 30, 3109-3123.

Neukom, R., Gergis, J., Karoly, D., Phipps, S.J., Wanner, H., Curran, M., Elbert, J., Gonzalez-Rouco, F., Linsley, B., Moy, A.D., Mundo, I., Raible, C.C., Steig, E.J., van Ommen, T., Vance, T., Villalba, R., Zinke, J., and Frank, D., 2014: Inter-hemispheric temperature variability over the last millennium. Nature Climate Change,4, 362–367, doi:10.1038/nclimate2174

Expertise of Heinz Wanner:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Topic AtmosphereMeteorology
Global Warming
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FramePast
Past: Historical / Archeological
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Time ScaleSeasonal / Annual
Decadal / Centennial
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Specialties of Heinz Wanner:
Holocene climate dynamics and global teleconnections

Last update: 10/11/16
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