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Alpine Climate Change Derived From Instrumental Measurements  

Yuri Brugnara

Online publication date:
May 2020
The European Alps have experienced remarkable climate changes since the beginning of the Industrial Age. In particular, mean air temperature in the region increased at a greater rate than ... More

Climate of the Free Troposphere and Mountain Peaks  

Stefan Brönnimann

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Feb 2020
The free troposphere is the location of important weather and climate processes. Here, horizontal and vertical transport of energy, mass, and momentum take place, and it holds greenhouse ... More

The Future of Alpine Glaciers and Beyond  

Wilfried Haeberli, Johannes Oerlemans, and Michael Zemp

Online publication date:
Oct 2019
Like many comparable mountain ranges at lower latitudes, the European Alps are increasingly losing their glaciers. Following roughly 10,000 years of limited climate and glacier variability, ... More

Alpine Ice Cores as Climate and Environmental Archives  

Pascal Bohleber

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Apr 2019
The European Alps feature a unique situation with the densest network of long-term instrumental climate observations and anthropogenic emission sources located in the immediate vicinity of ... More