Christoph Marty

Dr. Christoph Marty
Schnee und Permafrost
Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
CH-7260 Davos Dorf

Phone2: +41 (0) 81 417 01 11
Fax: +41 (0) 81 417 01 10
E-mail: marty(at)
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Programs in which Christoph Marty holds an official function:
EK-Kryomember2006 -

Key Publications of Christoph Marty (up to ten) :
Marty, C., Tilg, A., & Jonas, T., (2017). Recent evidence of large-scale receding snow water equivalents in the European Alps. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 18 (4), 1021-1031. doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-16-0188.1

Schmucki, E., Marty, C., Fierz, C., Weingartner, R., & Lehning, M., (2017). Impact of climate change in Switzerland on socioeconomic snow indices. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 127 (3-4), 875-889. doi: 10.1007/s00704-015-1676-7

Marty, C., Schlögl, S., Bavay, M., & Lehning, M., (2017). How much can we save? Impact of different emission scenarios on future snow cover in the Alps. Cryosphere, 11 (1), 517-529. doi: 10.5194/tc-11-517-2017

Reid, P.C., Hari, R., Beaugrand, G., Livingstone, D.M., Marty, C., Straile, D., Barichivich, J., Goberville, E., Adrian, R., Aono, Y., Brown, R., Foster, J., Groisman, P., Hélaouët, P., Hsu, H., Kirby, R., Knight, J., Kraberg, A., Li, J., Lo, T., Myneni, R.B., North, R.P., Pounds, J.A., Sparks, T., Stübi, R., Tian, Y., Wiltshire, K.H., Xiao, D., & Zhu, Z., (2016). Global impacts of the 1980s regime shift. Global Change Biology, 22 (2), 682-703. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13106

Marty, C. and Meister, R., 2012: Long-term snow and weather observations at Weissfluhjoch and its relation to other high-altitude observatories in the Alps. Theoretical and Applied Climatology:1-11. doi:10.1007/s00704-012-0584-3.

Marty, C. and Blanchet, J., 2011: Long-term changes in annual maximum snow depth and snowfall in Switzerland based on extreme value statistics, Climatic Change, doi:10.1007/s10584-011-0159-9.

Serquet, G., Marty, C., Rebetez, M., Dulex, J.P., 2011: Seasonal trends and temperature dependence of the snowfall/precipitation day ratio in Switzerland, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L07703, doi:10.1029/2011GL046976.

Jonas, T., Marty, C., Magnusson, J.,2009: Estimating the snow water equivalent from snow depth measurements in the Swiss Alps. Journal of Hydrology, 378(1-2), 161-167.

Marty C. (2008): Regime shift of snow days in Switzerland. Geophysical
Research Letters 35: L12501, Doi:10.1029/2008GL033998

Expertise of Christoph Marty:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover

Specialties of Christoph Marty:
Impact of climate change on snow

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