Mario Rohrer

Dr. Mario Rohrer
Meteodat GmbH
Riedtstrasse 8b
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

Phone: +41 (0) 44 445 34 20
E-mail: rohrer(at)
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Key Publications of Mario Rohrer (up to ten) :
Schauwecker, Simone; Rohrer, Mario; Huggel, Christian; Endries, Jason; Montoya, Nilton; Neukom, Raphael et al. (2017): The freezing level in the tropical Andes, Peru. An indicator for present and future glacier extents. In: J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 122 (10), S. 5172–5189. DOI: 10.1002/2016JD025943.

S. Schauwecker, M. Rohrer, M. Schwarb, C. Huggel, A. P. Dimri, N. Salzmann: Estimation of snowfall limit for the Kashmir Valley, Indian Himalayas, with TRMM PR Bright Band information. Meteorologische Zeitschrift 07/2016; 25(4)., DOI:10.1127/metz/2016/0738

Simone Schauwecker, Mario Rohrer, Christian HUGGEL, Anil KULKARNI, Al. RAMANATHAN, Nadine SALZMANN, Markus STOFFEL, Ben BROCK: Remotely sensed debris thickness mapping of Bara Shigri Glacier, Indian Himalaya. Journal of Glaciology 09/2015; 61(228):14J102., DOI:10.3189/2015JoG14J102

Raphael Neukom, Mario Rohrer, Pierluigi Calanca, Nadine Salzmann, Christian Huggel, Delia Acuña, Duncan A Christie, Mariano S Morales: Facing unprecedented drying of the Central Andes? Precipitation variability over the period AD 1000 – 2100. Environmental Research Letters 08/2015; 10(084017)., DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084017

Christian Huggel, Marlene Scheel, Franziska Albrecht, Norina Andres, Pierluigi Calanca, Christine Jurt, Nikolay Khabarov, Daniel Mira-Salama, Mario Rohrer, Nadine Salzmann, Yamina Silva, Elizabeth Silvestre, Luis Vicuña, Massimiliano Zappa: A framework for the science contribution in climate adaptation: Experiences from science-policy processes in the Andes. Environmental Science & Policy 03/2015; 47:80 - 94., DOI:10.1016/j.envsci.2014.11.007

C. Huggel, A. Raissig, M. Rohrer, G. Romero, A. Diaz, N. Salzmann: How useful and reliable are disaster databases in the context of climate and global change? A comparative case study analysis in Peru. Natural hazards and earth system sciences 03/2015; 15(3)., DOI:10.5194/nhess-15-475-2015

Nadine Salzmann, Christian Huggel, Mario Rohrer, Markus Stoffel: Data and knowledge gaps in glacier, snow and related runoff research – A climate change adaptation perspective. Journal of Hydrology 10/2014; 518, Part B:225-234., DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.058

Simone Schauwecker, Mario Rohrer, D. Acuña, Alejo Cochachin, Luzmila R Dávila, Holger Frey, Claudia Giráldez, Jesús A Gómez, Christian Huggel, Martin Jacques-Coper, Edwin Loarte, Nadine Salzmann, Mathias Vuille: Climate trends and glacier retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, revisited. Global and Planetary Change 08/2014; 119., DOI:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.05.005

Mario Rohrer, Nadine Salzmann, Markus Stoffel, Anil V Kulkarni: Missing (in-situ) snow cover data hampers climate change and runoff studies in the Greater Himalayas. Science of The Total Environment 11/2013; 468., DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.09.056

M. L. M. Scheel, Rohrer M, Ch Huggel, D. Santos Villar, Silvestre E, G. J. Huffman: Evaluation of TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) performance in the Central Andes region and its dependency on spatial and temporal resolution. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 10/2010; 15(8)., DOI:10.5194/hess-15-2649-2011

Expertise of Mario Rohrer:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeResearch Interface / Management
ScopeImpact of Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Topic TechnologyTechnology
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology

Specialties of Mario Rohrer:
Modeling of snowcover and runoff from snowcover
  • Impacts: Klima, Hydrosphäre, Biosphäre

  • Anpassungsmassnahmen: Warnsysteme für Naturgefahren, Water Harvesting, Hydro-Energie, Tourismus, Landwirtschaft

    Last update: 11/29/21
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2022)

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