Bettina Schaefli

Prof. Bettina Schaefli
Geographisches Institut - Physische Geographie
Universit├Ąt Bern
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 88 67
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 684 88 59
E-mail: bettina.schaefli(at)
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in which Bettina Schaefli holds an official function.

Key Publications of Bettina Schaefli (up to ten) :
Schaefli, B.: Projecting hydropower production under future climates: a guide for decision-makers and modelers to interpret and design climate change impact assessments, WIREs Water, Early View, 10.1002/wat2.1083, 2015.
Schaefli, B., Rinaldo, A., and Botter, G.: Analytic Probability Distributions for Snow Dominated Low Flow, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, San Francisco,, 9. - 13 dec., 2013a.
Schaefli, B., and Huss, M.: Integrating point glacier mass balance observations into hydrologic model identification, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15, 1227-1241, 10.5194/hess-15-1227-2011, 2011.
Schaefli, B., and Gupta, H.: Do Nash values have value?, Hydrological Processes, 21, 2075-2080, 10.1002/hyp.6825, 2007.
Schaefli, B., Maraun, D., and Holschneider, M.: What drives high flow events in the Swiss Alps? Recent developments in wavelet spectral analysis and their application to hydrology, Advances in Water Resources, 30, 2511-2525, 10.1016/j.advwatres.2007.06.004, 2007.
Schaefli, B., Hingray, B., and Musy, A.: Climate change and hydropower production in the Swiss Alps: quantification of potential impacts and related modelling uncertainties, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 11, 1191-1205, 10.5194/hess-11-1191-2007, 2007.

Expertise of Bettina Schaefli:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Snow Cover
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEnergy
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Time ScaleSeasonal / Annual
Decadal / Centennial
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
GeoForum Environmental-TechnologyCivil and Rural Engineering

Specialties of Bettina Schaefli:
hydrological modelling, modelling uncertainties, snow- and ice melt modelling, climate change impact, rainfall-runoff modelling, real-time flood forecasting

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Last update: 4/8/22
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