This Rutishauser

portrait Dr. This Rutishauser
Lerchenweg 1
CH-CH-3110 Münsingen

Phone: +41 (0) 76 436 11 06
E-mail: this(at)
Phone: +41 (0) 76 436 11 06
E-mail: this(at)

Additional functions:
Commission for phenology and seasonality (

Key Publications of This Rutishauser (up to ten) :
Hemming, D.L., R. Abernethy, C. Armitage, K. Bolmgren, R. Myneni, T. Park, A. D. Richardson, T. Rutishauser, T. H. Sparks, and S. J. Thackeray, 2018: Phenolog of terrestrial and freshwater primary producers [in “State of the Climate in 2017”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99 (8), S63–S66, doi:10.1175/2018BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.

Wang, H., Q. Ge, T. Rutishauser, Y. Dai, J. Dai, 2015, Parameterization of temperature sensitivity of spring phenology and its application in explaining diverse phenological responses to temperature change. Nature Scientific Reports 5, 8833, DOI: 10.1038/srep08833.

Ge, Q., H. Wang, J. Zheng, T. Rutishauser, J. Dai, 2015, Phenological response to climate change in China: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 21, 265–274. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12648

Rutishauser, T., R. Stöckli, J. Harte, and L. Kueppers (2012): Flowering in the greenhouse. Nature 485, 448–449. doi: 10.1038/485448a.

Stöckli, R., T. Rutishauser, I. Baker, M. Liniger, S. Denning (2011): A Global Reanalysis of Vegetation Phenology, J. Geophys. Res. 116, G03020, doi:10.1029/2010JG001545.

Demarée, G. R., T. Rutishauser (2011) «Periodical Observations» to «Anthochronology» and «Phenology» - The scientific debate between Adolphe Quetelet and Charles Morren on the origin of the word «Phenology». Int J Biometorology 55:753–761.

Peñuelas, J., T. Rutishauser, I. Filella (2009): Phenology Feedbacks on Climate Change. Science 324, 887–888.

Rutishauser, T. (2009). Historical Phenology in Central Europe. Seasonality and climate during the past 500 years. G 82. 136 pp., 41 fig., 14 tab.

Meier, N., T. Rutishauser, J. Luterbacher, C. Pfister and H. Wanner (2007): Grape Harvest Dates as a proxy for Swiss April to August Temperature Reconstructions back to AD 1480. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L20705, doi:10.1029/2007GL031381.

Rutishauser, T., J. Luterbacher, F. Jeanneret, C. Pfister and H. Wanner (2007): A phenology-based reconstruction of interannual changes in past spring seasons. J Geophys Res-Biogeoscience, 112, G04016, doi:10.1029/2006JG000382.

Specialties of This Rutishauser:
  • Wissenschaftskommunikation

  • Verschiebung der Jahreszeiten im Zusammenhang mit Klimawandel

  • Pflanzenphänologie der Schweiz und Europas

  • Pflanzenphänologische Indikatoren (Referenzarten, Transferfunktionen, multivariate Indikatoren

  • «BernClim» Beobachtungsnetz Pflanzenphänologie, Schnee und Nebel (seit 1970)

  • Klimasensitivität der Pflanzenphänologie

  • Phänologische Modellierung
  • Citizen science


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