Christof Appenzeller

portrait Prof. Christof Appenzeller
Head Departement Analysis and Forecasting

Department Analysis and Forecasting
MeteoSchweiz
OPC 1
CH-8058 Zürich-Flughafen
Switzerland


Mailing Address:

Department Analysis and Forecasting
MeteoSchweiz
OPC 1
Postfach 257
-8058 Zürich-Flughafen, ZH


Phone: +41 (0) 58 460 93 88
Phone2: +41 (0) 58 460 91 11
Fax: +41 (0) 58 460 90 01
E-mail: christof.appenzeller(at)meteoswiss.ch
URL Institution: www.meteoschweiz.ch
Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 58 460 93 88
Phone2: +41 (0) 58 460 91 11
Fax: +41 (0) 58 460 90 01
E-mail: christof.appenzeller(at)meteoswiss.ch
URL Institution: www.meteoschweiz.ch
Personal URL: link


Additional functions:
Member of the Board
Swiss Representative European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts ECMWF
Swiss Representative European National Meteorological Services EUMETNET
Swiss Delegate World Meteorological Organisation WMO

Old functions:
Head Climate Division MeteoSwiss
Swiss delegate CCL (WMO Commission on Climate)
Swiss delegate EUMETNET Climate
Steering Committee C2SM



Key Publications of Christof Appenzeller (up to ten) :
see: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-3015-2013

Fischer, A. M., Weigel, A. P., Buser, C. M., Knutti, R., Künsch, H. R., Liniger, M. A., Schär, C. and Appenzeller, C. (2012), Climate change projections for Switzerland based on a Bayesian multi-model approach. Int. J. Climatol., 32: 2348–2371. doi: 10.1002/joc.3396

Weigel, A. P.; Knutti, R.; Liniger, M. A. & Appenzeller, C. (2010), 'Risks of Model Weighting in Multimodel Climate Projections', Journal of Climate 23(15), 4175-4191.

Ceppi, P.; Scherrer, S. C.; Fischer, A. M. & Appenzeller, C. (2010), 'Revisiting Swiss temperature trends 1959 - 2008', International Journal of Climatology, doi: 10.1002/joc.2260.

Schar, C.; Vidale, P. L.; Luthi, D.; Frei, C. Haberli, C., Liniger, M. A. & Appenzeller, C. (2004), 'The role of increasing temperature variability in European summer heatwaves', Nature 427(6972), 332-336.

Scherrer, S. C., C. Appenzeller, and M. Laternser, 2004
Trends in Swiss Alpine snow days: The role of local- and large-scale climate variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L13215, doi:10.1029/2004GL020255.

Appenzeller, C., Stocker, T. F. and Anklin, M., 1998: North Atlantic Oscillation dynamics recorded in Greenland ice cores. Science, 282, 446-449.




Expertise of Christof Appenzeller:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeScope
Impact of Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereMeteorology
Climate
Global Warming
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Topic TechnologyTechnology
Topic Politics/LawAdaptation
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Regional
Time FrameRecent / Today
Future
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Variability
MethodsData Analysis
Modeling
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Program Coordination / Management
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Christof Appenzeller:
Head Departement Analysis and Forecasting at the Federal Institute of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss a Division with ~180 staff and research scientists involved in applied research and operational duties. Member of the Board. Research experience in weather & climate analysis and prediction on various aspects of the global and regional atmosphere-climate system, weather forecasting, warnings and climate risk management

Last update: 11/24/20
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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