Christian Pfister

portrait Prof. em. Christian Pfister

Oeschger Center for Climate Change Research
Universität Bern
Unitobler
Länggassstrasse 49
CH-3000 Bern 9
Switzerland


Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 83 84
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 31 45
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 48 66
E-mail: christian.pfister(at)hist.unibe.ch
URL Institution: www.hist.unibe.ch/
Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 83 84
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 31 45
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 48 66
E-mail: christian.pfister(at)hist.unibe.ch
URL Institution: www.hist.unibe.ch/


Key Publications of Christian Pfister (up to ten) :
see homepage http://www.wsu.hist.unibe.ch/downloads/pfister/schriftenverzeichnis-komplett.pdf
see: http://www.hist.unibe.ch/content/personal/pfister_christian/#downloads


Expertise of Christian Pfister:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeScope
Process Studies
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Meteorology
Climate
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Glaciers
Snow Cover
Topic Integrated SystemsNutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Economic Cycle
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Food Security
Transport / Mobility
Energy
Water
Topic Politics/LawPolitics / Law
Mitigation / Prevention / Emission Reductions
Adaptation
Topic SocietySociety
Population Dynamics / Migration / Urbanisation
Perception / Behaviour / Attitudes
Topic Culture/HistoryCulture / History
Topic HealthHealth
Infectious / Vector Borne Disease
Topic SustainabilitySustainability
Ecological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Lowland
Rural
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Continental
Regional
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Past
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Variability
MethodsMethod
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study

Specialties of Christian Pfister:
Middle Ages to present. Selected severe events (floods, windstorms) are investigated including people’s perception and measures of authorities.
Reconstructing past weather and climate vulnerability analysis of past societies knowledge and perception history of climate economic, social and environmental history of Europe.




Last update: 7/12/22
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