Martine Rebetez

portrait Prof. Martine Rebetez

Walddynamik / Ökosystem-Ökologie
Institut de Géographie IGG, Université de Neuchâtel
Espace Tilo-Frey 1
CH-2000 Neuchâtel

Phone: +41 (0) 32 718 15 10
Phone2: +41 (0) 32 718 18 12
Fax: +41 (0) 32 718 17 01
E-mail: martine.rebetez(at)
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Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 32 718 15 10
Phone2: +41 (0) 32 718 18 12
Fax: +41 (0) 32 718 17 01
E-mail: martine.rebetez(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Programs in which Martine Rebetez holds an official function:
ProClim-Advisory Committee2011 -

Additional functions:
IPCC expert reviewer

Key Publications of Martine Rebetez (up to ten) :
Vitasse, Y., Schneider, L., Rixen, C., Christen, D., & Rebetez, M., (2018). Increase in the risk of exposure of forest and fruit trees to spring frosts at higher elevations in Switzerland over the last four decades. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 248, 60-69. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.09.005
Klein, G., Vitasse, Y., Rixen, C., Marty, C., & Rebetez, M., (2016). Shorter snow cover duration since 1970 in the Swiss Alps due to earlier snowmelt more than to later snow onset. Climatic Change, 139 (3-4), 637-649. doi: 10.1007/s10584-016-1806-y
Kaenzig, R., Rebetez, M., & Serquet, G., (2016). Climate change adaptation of the tourism sector in the Bolivian Andes. Tourism Geographies, 18 (2), 111-128. doi: 10.1080/14616688.2016.1144642
Delju, A.H., Ceylan, A., Piguet, E., & Rebetez, M., (2013). Observed climate variability and change in Urmia Lake Basin, Iran. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 111, 285-296. doi: 10.1007/s00704-012-0651-9
Serquet G, Marty C, Dulex JP, Rebetez M 2011. Seasonal trends and temperature dependance of the snowfall/precipitation day ratio in Switzerland. Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol 38, L07703, doi:10.1029/2011GL046976.
Rebetez M., Dupont O., Giroud M., 2009. An analysis of the July 2006 heatwave extent in Europe compared to the record year of 2003. Theor. Appl. Clim. 95: 1-7.
Rebetez M., Reinhard M., 2007. Monthly air temperature trends in Switzerland 1901–2000 and 1975–2004. Theor. Appl. Climatol. DOI 10.1007/s00704-007-0296-2
Rebetez M, Mayer H, Dupont O, Schindler D, Gartner K, Kropp J, Menzel A., 2006. Heat and drought 2003 in Europe : a climate synthesis. Ann. For. Sci. 63 (2006) 569–577.
Rebetez M, 2011 (4e édition revue et mise à jour) : La Suisse se réchauffe ; effet de serre et changement climatique. PPUR, Collection « Le Savoir Suisse »

Expertise of Martine Rebetez:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Topic SocietySociety
Perception / Behaviour / Attitudes
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Specialties of Martine Rebetez:
Analysis of climate change in Switzerland
  • Impacts des changements climatiques pour les écosystèmes forestiers

  • Adaptation de la foresterie aux changements climatiques

  • Impacts des changements climatiques pour le tourisme de montagne

  • Adaptation du tourisme de montagne aux changements climatiques
  • Adaptation du vignoble aux changements climatiques

    Last update: 9/13/23
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2023)

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