Nando Foppa

Dr. Nando Foppa
Teacher, Lecturer
Kantonsschule Wohlen AG
Allmendstrasse 26
CH-5610 Wohlen

E-mail: nando.foppa(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Former Scientific Officer at Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss (Swiss GCOS Office) (Dec.2006 - Apr.2014)

Key Publications of Nando Foppa (up to ten) :
FOPPA N. and G. SEIZ (2012). Inter-annual variations of snow days over Switzerland from 2000–2010 derived from MODIS satellite data, The Cryosphere, 6, 331-342, doi:10.5194/tc-6-331-2012.

SEIZ G., FOPPA N., MEIER M. and F. PAUL (2011). The Role of Satellite Data Within GCOS Switzerland. Remote Sensing, 3(4), 767-780.

SEIZ, G. and N. FOPPA (2011). National Climate Observing System of Switzerland (GCOS Switzerland), Adv. Sci. Res., 6, 95-102, doi:10.5194/asr-6-95-2011, 2011.

APPENZELLER, C., WEIGEL, A.P., BEGERT, M., SCHERRER, S.C., CROCI-MASPOLI, M., SEIZ, G., FOPPA, N. and A. RUBLI (2009). Challenges for the climate services in Switzerland. In: World Meteorological Organization - Climate Sense. Tudor Rose, Leicester, ISBN-978-92-63-11043-5, 77-79.

FOPPA, N., A. STOFFEL and R. MEISTER (2006): Synergy of in situ and space borne observation for snow depth mapping in the Swiss Alps. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 9(3), 294-310.

FOPPA, N., S. WUNDERLE, A. HAUSER, D. OESCH and F. KUCHEN (2004): Operational sub-pixel snow mapping over the Alps with NOAA-AVHRR data. Annals of Glaciology, 38, 245-252.

POPP C., A. HAUSER, N. FOPPA, S. WUNDERLE (2007): Remote sensing of aerosol optical depth over central Europe from MSG-SEVIRI data and accuracy assessment with ground-based AERONET measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 112, D24S11, doi:10.1029/2007JD008423.

HAUSER, A., D. OESCH and N. FOPPA (2005): Aerosol Optical Depth over Land: Comparing AERONET, AVHRR and MODIS. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L17816, doi:10.1029/2005GL023579.

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