The AGORA project “ClimatiZENs” has been funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and will be implemented with colleagues from the Department of Earth Sciences and the AniMuse team as of September 1, 2020. While understanding planet earth and its climate is at the heart of any climate action (UN Sustainable Development Goal SDG-13), we […]
Our new project Adaptation at Altitude has been funded!
Under the lead of Prof. Sabine Huebner at the University of Basel, the C-CIA team will contribute to a Swiss National Science Foundation project in the Humanities dedicated to the interaction between climate change, environmental stress, and societal transformations in 3rd century CE Egypt.
On July 8, 1998, the deadliest glacier lake outburst flood (GLOF) in Central Asia for at least the last 100 years occurred in the Shakhimardan catchment, Kyrgyzstan.
Have a look at our new paper focusing on recent and past flood disasters in Kashmir.
We have great news ;-)! Or MNEMOSYNE project will be funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
We have exciting news!!! Our Synergia project will be funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation! This project will help scientists to better understand the impacts of large volcanic eruptions on the Climate System and their effects on human societies.
We have good news!! We have just received the confirmation that the Swiss National Science Foundation will fund our TURBERAS project.
January 2018 was a month of extremes. Not only was it by far the warmest January on record across the Western Alps, but also one of the wettest in systematic weather measurements, with widespread landslides at low elevations and massive snowfall in mountains.
Often called the Third Pole, the Hindukush-Karakoram-Himalaya region, comprising the Tibetan plateau and the surrounding mountains, is the most glaciated place on Earth outside the North and South Poles. Its cryosphere is extremely susceptible—and the surrounding communities and ecosystems vulnerable—to the effects of climate change. Juan Ballesteros-Cánovas and colleagues at the University of Geneva have […]