Partners and Projects

Conducting paleoclimatic and urban climatic research involves stimulating collaborations with many scientists across the globe. Important partners include:

Ulf Büntgen (University of Cambridge, UK)

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

Paolo Cherubini (WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland)

Ed Cook (LDEO, New York, USA)

Martin de Luis (University of Zaragoza, Spain)

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

Sue Grimmond (University of Reading, UK)

Steffen Holzkämper (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Frank Keppler (University of Heidelberg, Germany)

Alex Kirdyanov (Siberian Federal University, Krasnojarsk, Russia) 

Paul J. Krusic (University of Cambridge, UK)

Tomas Kyncl (Moravian Dendro Labority, Brno, Czechia)

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

Fredrik C. Ljungqvist (Stockholm University, Sweden)

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

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

Matthias Saurer (WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland)

Jason Smerdon (LDEO, New York, USA)

Scott St. George (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA)

Mauri Timonen (Luke, Rovaniemi, Finland)

Valerie Trouet (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA)

Ottmar Urban (Czech Globe, Brno, Czechia)

Heinz Wanner (University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland)

Rob Wilson (University of St. Andrews, UK)

Christian Zang (Technical University Munich, Germany)


Participation in international projects:

BeechForFuture – European beech forests subjected to climate change: reconstruct the past to forecast the future (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

MONOSTAR – Modelling non-stationary tree growth responses to global warming (ERC Advanced Grant)

1300 years of climate variability in the northeastern Mediterranean from multiple tree-ring proxies of ancient Pinus heldreichii on Mt. Smolikas, northern Greece (German Science Foundation)

TeMaS – Terrestrial Magmatic Systems (RLP Research Platform)

Disturbance signals in tree-ring archives (China Scholarship Council)

Development of a millennium-length tree-ring density chronology for the European Alps (German Science Foundation)

Decadal-to-multidecadal variability in the earth´s climate viewed through the lens of ancient trees (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

Stable isotopes and long climate reconstructions in the Carpathian Mountains (German Federal Environmental Foundation)

Development of millennium-length density chronologies for eastern and southern Europe (German Science Foundation)

Variability, trends and climate extremes on the Mediterranean side of the Iberian Peninsula since the sixteenth century (Spanish Ministry of Research, Development and Innovation)

Standardization of tree-ring stable isotopes (JGU)

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

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

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)