Colloquium in Climatology, Climate Impact and Remote Sensing




Universität Bern
Institute of Geography
Mittelstrasse 43
3012 Bern

Autumn Semester 2020 Wednesdays, 14:15, seminar room 116, Mittelstrasse 43, 3012 Bern

Zahlen und Formeln (Symbolbild)
Bild: denisismagilov,

September 30: Santos Gonzalez (University of Bern)

  • Experiences with data assimilation over the Iberian Peninsula using WRF and WRFDA

October 7: Gian Lieberherr (MeteoSchweiz)

  • New pollen monitoring network in Switzerland

October 14: Gabrielle De Lannoy (KULeuven)

  • Estimating soil moisture from space using microwave radiation

October 21: Sebastian Sippel (ETHZ)

  • Characterizing and detecting climate signals in observations and models using statistical learning

October 28: Hélène Barras (University of Bern)

  • The prediction of hail in Switzerland

November 4: Simona Trefalt (MeteoSchweiz)

  • Preparing radar hail data for climatological studies – the long way to (sort of) homogeneous data

November 11: Regula Mülchi (University of Bern)

  • Future Changes in River Runoff and Extreme Moisture Transport towards Switzerland

November 18: Emanuele Bevacqua (University of Reading)

  • Projections of the compound flooding potential from coastal processes and cyclone clusters

November 25: Martin Stengel (DWD)

  • Generating global, satellite-based cloud property datasets for climate research

December 2: Christoph Aubrecht (ESA – World Bank)

  • More Space for Development – Satellites boosting International Cooperation on Climate Resilience

December 9: Eric Samakinwa (University of Bern)

  • Global monthly sea surface temperature and sea ice reconstruction for large ensemble historical simulations

December 16: Benjamin Stocker (ETHZ)

  • Searching for principles to predict terrestrial ecosystem dynamics


All talks will be held on Wednesdays at 2:15 pm, either online via Zoom or on site in seminar room 116, Mittelstrasse 43. Whether the upcoming speaker will hold his/her talk on site or online will be announced on the Monday before the talk. Regardless of the speaker’s location every talk will be streamed via Zoom and broadcast in seminar room 116. As audience you are therefore free to choose how you wish to attend any talk; either via Zoom or in seminar room 116.
Sprachen: Englisch, Deutsch