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Peer-reviewed journal papers

Articles scientifiques, revues internationales

 

157       Castex, V., Garcia de Cortázar, I., Calanca, P., Beniston, M., and Moreau, J., 2020: Assembling and testing a generic phenological model to predict Lobesia Botrana voltinism for impact studies. Ecological Modelling, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.108946

156       Ballesteros Canovas, JA, Stoffel, M, Benito, G, Rohrer, M, Barriopedro, D, Garcia-Herrera R, Beniston, M., and Broennimann, S., 2019: On the extraordinary winter flood episode over the North Atlantic Basin in 1936. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13911

155       Beniston, M., 2018: Modulation of extreme temperatures in Europe under extreme values of the North Atlantic Oscillation Index. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13636

154       Rodriguez Morata, C., Ballesteros Cánovas, J.A., Rohrer, M. Espinoza, J. C., Beniston, M., and Stoffel, M., 2018: Linking atmospheric circulation patterns with hydro-geomorphic hazards in Peru. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.5507

153       Castex, V., Beniston, M., Calanca, P.-L., Fleury, D., and Moreau, J., 2018: Pest management under climate change: the importance of understanding tritrophic relations. Science of the Total Environment, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.027.

152       Beniston, M., Farinotti, D., Stoffel, M., Andreassen, L. M., Coppola, E., Eckert, N., Fantini, A., Giacona, F., Hauck, C., Huss, M., Huwald, H., Lehning, M., López-Moreno, J.-I., Magnusson, J., Marty, C., Moran-Tejéda, E., Morin, S., Naaim, M., Provenzale, A., Rabatel, A., Six, D., Stötter, J., Strasser, U., Terzago, S., and Vincent, C., 2018: The European mountain cryosphere: A review of past, current and future issues, The Cryosphere, 12, 759-794, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-759-2018

151       Giuliani, G., Nativi, S., Obregon, A., Beniston, M., and Lehmann, A., 2018: Spatially enabling the Global Framework for Climate Services: reviewing geospatial solutions to efficiently share and integrate climate data and information. Climate Services, 8, 44-58.

150       Kasparian, J., Hassler, C., Ibelings, B., Berti, N., Bigorre, S., Djambazova, V., Gascon-Diez, E., Guiliani, G., Houlman, R., Kiselev, D., Philipp de Laborie, P., Anh-Dao Le, Magouroux, T., Neri, T., Palomino, D., Pfänder, S., Ray, N., Sousa, G., Staedler, D., Tettamanti, F., Wolf, J.-P., and Beniston, M., 2017: Assessing the dynamics of organic aerosols over the North Atlantic Ocean. Scientific Reports, DOI:10.1038/srep45476

149       Guillet, S., Corona, C., Stoffel, M., Khodri, M., Lavigne, F., Ortega, P., Eckert, N., Dkengne-Sielenou, P., Daux, V., Churakova, O., Davi, N., Edouard, J. L., Zhang, Y., Luckman, B., Myglan, V., Guiot, J., Beniston, M., Masson-Delmotte, V., and Oppenheimer, C., 2016: Climate response to the 1257 Samalas eruption revealed by proxy records. Nature Geoscience, 10, 123-128.

148       Beniston, M., Stoffel, M., and Guillet, S., 2016: Comparing observed and hypothetical climates as a means of communicating to the public and policymakers: the case of European heatwaves. Environmental Science and Policy, 67, 27-34 (DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2016.11.008)

147       Morán-Tejeda, E., Lopez-Moreno, J. I., Stoffel, M.,and Beniston, M. , 2016: Rain-on-snow events in Switzerland: recent observations and projections for the 21st century. Climate Research, 71, 111-125. [DOI: 10.3354/cr01435]

146        Beniston, M., and Stoffel, M., 2016: Rain-on-snow events, floods and climate change in the Alps: Events may increase for warming up to 4°C and decrease thereafter. Science of the Total Environment, 571, 228-236

145    Gallina, N., Jaquet, S., and Beniston, M., 2016: Estimating future cyanobacterial occurrence and importance in lakes: A case study with Planktothrix rubescens in Lake Geneva. Aquatic Sciences, in press

144       Rodriguez Morata, C., Ballesteros-Canovas, J., Trappmann, D., Beniston, M., and Stoffel, M., 2016: Regional reconstruction of flash flood history in the Guadarrama range (Central System, Spain). Science of the Total Environment, 550, 406-417.

143       Stoffel, M., Khodri, M., Corona, C., Guillet, S., Poulain, V., Bekki, S., Guiot, J., Luckman, B., Oppenheimer, C., Lebas, N., Beniston, M., and Masson-Delmotte, V., 2015: Estimates of volcanic-induced cooling in the Northern Hemisphere over the past 1,500 years. Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO2526

142       Rahman, K., Gago da Silva, A., MoranTejeda, E., Gobiet, A., Beniston, M., and Lehmann, A., 2015: An independent and combined effect analysis of land use and climate change in the upper Rhone River watershed, Switzerland. Applied Geography, 63, 264-272

141       Beniston, M., 2015: Ratios of record high to record low temperatures in Europe exhibit sharp increases since 2000 despite a slowdown in the rise of mean temperatures. Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-015-1325-2;Vol. 129, 225-237 (plus online supplementary material)

140       Castex, V., Moran-Tejeda, E., and Beniston, M., 2015: Water availability, use and governance in the wine producing region of Mendoza, Argentina . Environmental Science and Policy, 48, 1-8

139       Moran-Tejeda, E., Zabalza, J., Rahman, K., Gago-Silva, A., Lopez-Moreno, J.I., Vicente-Serrano, S., Lehmann, A., Tague, C. L., and Beniston, M., 2014: Hydrological impacts of climate and land - use changes in a mountain watershed: Uncertainty estimation based on model comparison. Ecohydrology, 10.1002/eco.1590

138       Beniston, M., Stoffel, M., and Quevauviller, P., 2014: The impacts of climatic change on water resources: Foreword to the Special Issue. Journal of Hydrology, 518, 179 (doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.06.029

137       Moran-Tejeda, E., Lorenzo-Lacruz, J., Lopez-Moreno, J. I., Rahman, K., and Beniston, M., 2014: Streamflow timing in mountain rivers in Spain: Recent changes and future projections. Journal of Hydrology, DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.06.053

136       Rahman, K., Etienne, C., Gago-Silva, A., Maringanti, C., Beniston, M., and Lehmann, A., 2014 : Streamflow response to regional climate model output in the mountainous watershed : a case study from the Swiss Alps. Environmental Earth Science, doi: 10.1007/s12665-014-3336-0.

135       Lehmann, A., Giulinani, G., Ray, N., Rahman, K., Abbaspour, K. C., Nativi, S., Craglia, M., Cripe, D., Quevauviller, P., and Beniston, M., 2014: Reviewing innovative Earth Observation solutions for filling science-policy gaps in hydrology. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.059.

134        Dedieu, J. P, Lessard-Fontaine, A., Ravazzani, G., Cremonese, E., Shalpykova, G., and Beniston, M.,, 2014: Shifting mountain snow patterns in a changing climate from remote sensing retrieval. Science of the Total Environment, 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.078.

133        Beniston, M., 2014:Contibuting author to the IPCC Assessment Report 5 (AR5), Working Group II Report, Chapter 23: Regional impacts on Europe (Lead Authors, Sari Kovats, United Kingdom and Riccardo Valentini, Italy). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, WG II Report.

132      Maggini, R., Lehmann, A., Zbinden, N., Zimmermann, N. E., Bolliger, J., Schroder, B., Foppens, R., Schmid, H., Beniston, M., and Jenni, L., 2014: Assessing species vulnerability to climate and land-use change: the case of Swiss breeding birds. Diversity and Distributions, DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12207 ; 1-12

131         Beniston, M., Stoffel, M., Hill., M., and Quevauviller, P., 2014: Assessing climate change impacts on the quantity of water in Alpine regions: Foreword to the adaptation and policy implications of the EU/FP7 ‘‘ACQWA’’ project. Environmental Science and Policy, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2014.01.009

130        Beniston, M., and Stoffel, M., 2014: Assessing the impacts of climatic change on mountain water resources. Science of the Total Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.11.122

129       Hill Clarvis, M., Fatichi, S., Allan, A.A., Fuhrer, J., Stoffel, M., Romerio, F., Gaudard, L., Burlando, P., Beniston, M., Xoplaki, E., and Toreti, A., 2014: Governing and managing water resources under changing hydro-climatic contexts: The case of the Upper Rhone Basin. Environmental Science and Policy, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2013.11.005.

128       Beniston, M., 2013: “Grand Challenges” in Climate Science. Frontiers in Environmental Science, DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2013.00001

127       Morán-Tejeda, E., J Zabalza, K Rahman, A Gago-Silva, JI López-Moreno, S Vicente-Serrano, A Lehmann, CL Tague, and Beniston, M., 2013: Senstitivity of water balance components to environmental changes in a mountainous watershed: uncertainty assessment based on models comparison. Hydrology and Earth System Science Discussions, 10, 11983-12026

126       Morán-Tejeda, E., Sixto Herrera, J Ignacio López-Moreno, Jesús Revuelto, Anthony Lehmann, and Beniston, M., 2013: Evolution and frequency (1970–2007) of combined temperature–precipitation modes in the Spanish mountains and sensitivity of snow cover. Regional Environmental Change, 13, 873 -885.

125       Beniston, M., 2013: European isotherms move northwards by up to 15 km/year: using climate analogues for awareness-raising. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3804

124       Gobiet, A., Kotlarski, S., Beniston, M.,, Heinrich, G., Rajczak, J., and Stoffel, M., 2013: 21st century climate change in the European Alps: A Review. Science of the Total Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.07.050.

123       Moran-Tedeja, E., Lopez-Moreno, J.I., and Beniston, M., 2013: The changing roles of temperature and precipitation on snowpack variability in Switzerland as a function of altitude. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-6

122       Gallina, N., Salmaso, N., Morabito, M., and Beniston, M., 2013: Phytoplankton configuration in six deep lakes in the peri-Alpine region: are the key drivers related to eutrophication and climate? Aquatic Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s10452-013-9433-4

121       Anneville, O., Beniston, M., Gallina, N., Gillet, Chr., Jacquet, S., and Perroud, M., 2013: L’empreinte du Changement climatique sur le Léman. Archive des Sciences, 66, 157-172.

120      Etienne, C., and Beniston, M., 2012: Wind storm loss estimations in the Canton of Vaud (Western Switzerland), Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 3789-3792

119        Morán-Tejeda, E., Herrera, S., López-Moreno, J. I., Revuelto, J., Lehmann, A., and Beniston, M., 2012: Recent evolution of combined temperature-precipitation modes in the Spanish mountains and sensitivity of snow cover. Regional Environmental Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10113-012-0380-8

118       Rahman, K., Maringanti, C., Beniston, M., Widmer, F., Abbaspour, K., and Lehmann, A., 2012. Streamflow modeling in a highly managed mountainous glacier watershed using SWAT: the upper Rhone River watershed case in Switzerland. Water Resources Management, DOI: 10.1007/s11269-012-0188-9

117       Quevauviller, P., Barcelo, D., Beniston, M., Djordjevic, S., Froebrich, J., Harding, R. J., Ludwig, R., Navarra, A., Ortega, A. N., Roson, R., Sempere, D., Stoffel, M., van Lanen, H., and Werner, M., 2012: Integration of research advances in modelling and monitoring in support of WFD river basin management planning in the context of climate change. Science of the Total Environment, 440, 167-177

116       Uhlmann, B., Jordan, F., and Beniston, M., 2012: Modelling runoff in a Swiss glacierized catchment – Part II: daily discharge and glacier evolution in the Findelen basin in a progressively warmer climate. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3516

115       Uhlmann, B., Jordan, F., and Beniston, M., 2012: Modelling runoff in a Swiss glacierized catchment – Part I: methodology and application in the Findelen basin under a long-lasting stable climate. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3501

114       Beniston, M., 2012: Is snow in the Alps receding or disappearing? WIRES Climate Change (Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews / Climate Change), DOI: 10.1002/wcc.179.

113       Sorg, A., Bolch, T., Stoffel, M., Solomina, O., and Beniston, M., 2012: Climate change impacts on glaciers and runoff in Tien Shan (Central Asia). Nature Climate Change, DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1592.

112       Beniston, M., 2012:Exploring the behavior of atmospheric temperatures under dry conditions in Europe: evolution since the mid-20th century and projections for the end of the 21st century. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3436

111       Beniston, M., Stoffel, M., Harding, R., Kernan, M., Ludwig, R., Moors, E., Samuels, P., Tockner, K., 2012: Obstacles to data access for research related to climate and water: implications for science and EU policy-making. Environmental Science and Policy, 17, 41-48

110       Gallina, N., Anneville, O., and Beniston, M., 2011: Impacts of extreme air temperatures on cyanobacteria I five deep peri-alpine lakes. Limnology and Oceanography, 70, 186-196.

109       López-Moreno, J.I., Vicente-Serrano S.M., Morán-Tejeda E., Lorenzo J., Kenawy, A. and Beniston, M., 2011: NAO effects on combined temperature and precipitation winter modes in the Mediterranean mountains: Observed relationships and projections for the 21st century. Global and Planetary Change, 77, 62-76.

108       Stoffel, M., Bollschweiler, M., and Beniston, M., 2011: Rainfall characteristics for periglacial debris flows in the Swiss Alps: past incidences – potential future evolutions. Climatic Change, 105, 263-280.

107       Beniston, M., Stoffel, M., and Hill, M., 2011: Impacts of climatic change on water and natural hazards in the Alps: can current water governance cope with future challenges? Examples from the European “ACQWA” project. Environmental Science and Policy, 14, 734-743

106       Maggini, R., Lehmann, A., Kery, M., Schmid, H., Beniston, M., Jenni, L., and Zbinden, N., 2011: Are Swiss birds tracking climate change? Detecting elevation shifts using response curve shapes. Ecological Modeling, 222, 21-32

105       Lopez-Moreno, J.-I., Goyette, S., Vicente-Serrano, S., and Beniston, M., 2011: Effects of climate change on the intensity and frequency of heavy snowfall events in the Pyrenees. Climatic Change, 105, 489-508

104       Giuliani G, Ray N, Schwarzer S, de Bono A, Dao H, Peduzzi P, Beniston M., Van Woerden J, Witt R, and Lehmann A., 2011. Sharing environmental data through GEOSS. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research, 2, 1-17

103       Beniston, M., 2010: Impacts of climatic change on water and associated economic activities in the Swiss Alps. Journal of Hydrology, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.06.046

102       Beniston, M., 2010: Climate change and its impacts: growing stress factors for human societies. International Journal of the Red Cross, Cambridge University Press, 92, 557-568

101       Etienne, C., Lehmann, A., Lopez-Moreno, J.-I., Goyette, S., and Beniston, M., 2010: Spatial predictions of extreme wind speeds over Switzerland using Generalized Additive Models. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climate, 49, 1956-1970

100       Beniston, M., Uhlmann, B., Goyette, S., and Lopez-Moreno, J. I., 2010: Will snow abundant winters still exist in the Swiss Alps in an enhanced greenhouse climate? International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.2151

99         Lopez-Moreno, J. I., Goyette, S., and Beniston, M., 2009: Impact of climate change on snowpack in the Pyrenees: horizontal spatial variability and vertical gradients. Journal of Hydrology, 374, 384-396

98      Beniston, M., 2009: Trends in joint quantiles of temperature and precipitation in Europe since 1901 and projected for 2100. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L07707

97          Usbeck, T., Wohlgemuth, T., Pfister, Chr., Volz, R., Beniston, M., and Dobbertin, M., 2009: Wind speed measurements and forest damage in Canton Zurich (Central Europe) from 1891 to winter 2007. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.1895

96         Perroud, M., S. Goyette, A. Martynov, M. Beniston, O. Anneville, 2009: Simulation of multi-annual thermal profiles in deep Lake Geneva: a one-dimensional lake-model intercomparison study. Limnology and Oceanography, 54, 1574-1594

95          Engler, R., Randin, C.F., Vittoz, P., Czáka, T., Beniston, M., Zimmermann, N.E. and Guisan, A., 2009: Predicting future distribution of mountain plants under climate change: does dispersal and landscape matter? Ecography, 32, 34-45

94          Beniston, M., 2009: Decadal-scale changes in the tails of probability distribution functions of climate variables in Switzerland. International Journal of Climatology, 29, 1362-1368

93          Verstraete, M. M., Brink, A. B., Scholes R. J., Beniston, M., and Stafford Smith, M., 2009: Climate change and desertification: Where do we stand, where should we go? Global and Planetary Change, 64, 105-110

92          Uhlmann, B., Goyette, S., and Beniston, M., 2009: Sensitivity analysis of snow patterns in Swiss ski resorts to shifts in temperature precipitation and humidity under condition of climate change. International Journal of Climatology, 29, 1048-1055

91          Beniston, M., 2008: Sustainability of the landscape of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Lake Geneva region (Switzerland) in a greenhouse climate. International Journal of Climatology. 28, 1519-1524

90          Torriani, D.S., Calanca, P., Beniston, M., and Fuhrer, J., 2008: Hedging with Weather Derivatives to Cope with Climate Variability and Change in Grain Maize Production. Agricultural Finance Review, 68, 67-81 

89          López-Moreno, J.I., Goyette, S., Beniston, M., Alvera, B., 2008: Sensitivity of the snow energy balance to climatic changes: implications for the evolution of snowpack in the Pyrenees in the 21st century. Climate Research, 36, 203-217

88          López-Moreno, J. I., and Beniston, M., 2008: Daily precipitation intensity projected for the 21st Century: Seasonal changes over the Pyrenees. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 95, 375-384

87          López-Moreno, J.I., Beniston, M., and García-Ruiz, J.M., 2008: Environmental change and water management in the Pyrenees: facts and future perspectives. Global and Planetary Change, 61, 300-312.

86          López-Moreno, J.I., Goyette, S. and Beniston M., 2008: Climate change prediction over complex areas: spatial variability of uncertainties and expected changes over the Pyrenees from a set of regional climate models. International Journal of Climatology, 28, 1535-1550.

85          Toriani, D., Calanca, P.-L., Lips, M., Ammann, H., Beniston M., and Fuhrer, J., 2007: Regional assessment of climate change impacts on maize productivity and associated production risk in Switzerland. Regional Environmental Change, DOI 10.1007/s10113-007-0039-z

84          Beniston, M., 2007: Entering into the "greenhouse century": recent record temperatures in Switzerland are comparable to the upper temperature quantiles in a greenhouse climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L16710

83          Beniston, M., 2007: Linking extreme climate events and economic impacts: Examples from the Swiss Alps. Energy Policy, 35, 5384-5392

82          Torriani, D.S., Calanca, P., Schmid, S., Beniston, M, and Fuhrer, J., 2007: Potential effects of changes in mean climate and climate variability on the yield of winter and spring crops in Switzerland. Climate Research, 34, 59-69

81         Beniston, M., and Goyette, S., 2007: Changes in variability and persistence of climate in Switzerland; exploring 20th century observations and 21st century simulations. Global and Planetary Change, 57, 1-20

80          Beniston, M., Stephenson, D. B., Christensen, O. B., Ferro, C. A. T., Frei, C., Goyette, S., Halsnaes, K., Holt, T., Jylhä, K., Koffi, B., Palutikoff, J., Schöll, R., Semmler, T., and Woth, K., 2007: Future extreme events in European climate; an exploration of Regional Climate Model projections. Climatic Change, 81, 71-95.

79          Graham, L. P., Hagemann, S., Jaun, S., and Beniston, M., 2007: On interpreting hydrological change from regional climate models. Climatic Change, 81, 97-122.

78          Beniston, M., 2007: Current and future trends of climatic extremes in Switzerland. Geography Compass, 1, 739-751.

77          Beniston, M., 2007:Contibuting author to the IPCC Assessment Report 4, Working Group II Report, Chapter 4: Ecosystems, their Properties, Goods and Services (Lead Authors, Andreas Fischlin, Switzerland and Guy Midgley, South Africa). IPCC WG II Report, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 211-372

76          Beniston, M., 2007: Contibuting author to the IPCC Assessment Report 4, Working Group I Report, Chapter 11: Regional Climate Projections (Lead Authors, Jens H. Christensen, Denmark, and Bruce Hewittson, South Africa). IPCC WG I Report, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 847-940

75          Beniston, M., 2007:Contibuting author to the IPCC Assessment Report 4, IPCC Working Group I Report, Chapter 3: Observations; Surface and Atmospheric Climatic Change (Lead Authors, Kenneth Trenberth, USA, and Phil Jones, UK). IPCC WG I Report Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 235-336.

74          Fuhrer, J., Beniston, M., Fischlin, A., Frei, C., Goyette, S., Jasper, K., and Pfister, C., 2006: Climate risks and their impact on agriculture and forests in Switzerland. Climatic Change, 79, 79-102.

73          Stoffel, M., and Beniston, M., 2006: On the incidence of debris flows in the Swiss Alps since the early Little Ice Age and in a future climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L16404

72          Beniston, M., 2006: The August 2005 intense rainfall event in Switzerland: not necessarily an analog for strong convective events in a greenhouse climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L5701

71          Beniston, M., 2006: Mountain weather and climate; a general overview and a focus on climatic change in the Alps. Hydrobiologia, 562, 3-16

70          Keller, F., Goyette, S., and Beniston, M., 2005: Sensitivity Analysis of Snow Cover to Climate Change Scenarios and Their Impact on Plant Habitats in Alpine Terrain. Climatic Change, 72, 299-319

69          Beniston, M., 2005: Mountain climates and climatic change: An overview of processes focusing on the European Alps. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 162, 1587-1606

68          Graham, E., Sarazin, M., Beniston, M., Collet, C., Hayoz, M., Neun, M., and Casals, P. 2005: Climate-based site selection technique for a Very Large Telescope using GIS techniques Meteorological Applications, 12, 77-81

67          Beniston, M., 2005: Warm winter spells in the Swiss Alps: Strong heat waves in a cold season? Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L01812

66          Beniston, M., 2005: Climatic change and its possible impacts in the Alpine Region. Revue de Géographie Alpine, 93, 25-32

65          Beniston, M., 2004: Extreme climatic events: Examples from the Alpine region. Journal de Physique IV, 121, 139-149

64          Beniston, M., and Stephenson, D. B., 2004: Extreme climatic events and their evolution under changing climatic conditions. Global and Planetary Change, 44, 1-9

63          Beniston, M., and Diaz, H. F., 2004: The 2003 heat wave as an example of summers in a greenhouse climate? Observations and climate model simulations for Basel, Switzerland. Global and Planetary Change, 44, 73-81

62          Beniston, M., 2004: The 2003 heat wave in Europe. A shape of things to come? Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L02022.

61          Rial, J., Pielke, R.A., Beniston, M., Claussen, M., Canadell, J., Cox, P., Held, H., de Noblet-Ducoulet, N., Prinn, R., Reynolds, J., and Salas, J.D., 2004: Non-linearities, feedbacks and critical thresholds in the earth’s climate system. Climatic Change¸ 65, 11-38.

60          Beniston, M., Keller, F., Koffi, B., and Goyette, S., 2003: Estimates of snow accumulation and volume in the Swiss Alps under changing climatic conditions. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 76, 125-140

59          Beniston, M., Collet, C., Hammer, T., Leimgruber, W., Monbaron, M., and Ruegg, J., 2003: Interdisciplinary research on “Global Environmental Change” at the Department of Geosciences of the University of Fribourg. Geographica Helvetica, 58, 231-243

58          Goyette, S., Brasseur, O., and Beniston, M., 2003: Application of a new wind gust parameterisation ; multi-scale case studies performed with the Canadian RCM. J. Geophys. Res., 108, 4371-4389

57          Beniston, M., 2003: Climatic change in mountain regions: a review of possible impacts. Climatic Change, 59, 5-31

56          Beniston, M., Keller, F., and Goyette, S., 2003: Snow pack in the Swiss Alps under changing climatic conditions: an empirical approach for climate impacts studies. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 74, 19-31

55          Beniston, M., Casals, P., and Sarazin, M., 2002: Perturbations to astronomical observations at the European Southern Observatory's very large telescope site in Paranal, Chile: analyses of climatological causes. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 73, 133-150

54          Beniston, M., 2002: Climatic change: Possible impacts on human health. Swiss Medical Weekly, 132, 332-337

53          Beniston, M., 2002: Climate modeling at various spatial and temporal scales: Where can dendrochronology help? Dendrochronologia, 20, 117-131.

52          Beniston, M., and Jungo, P., 2002: Shifts in the distributions of pressure, temperature and moisture in the alpine region in response to the behavior of the North Atlantic Oscillation. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 71, 29-42

51          Jungo, P., Goyette, S., and Beniston, M., 2002: Daily wind gust speed probabilities over Switzerland according to three types of synoptic circulation. Int. Journal of Clim., 22, 485-499

50          Hay, J., and Beniston, M., 2001: Environmental change and migration. Tiempo, 42, 17-21.

49          Beniston, M., 2001: Mountain meteorology, fundamentals and applications: A review. Mountain Research and Development, 21, 95-96

48          Goyette, S., Beniston, M., Jungo, P., Caya, D., and Laprise, R., 2001: Numerical investigation of an extreme storm with the Canadian Regional Climate Model: The case study of windstorm Vivian, Switzerland, February 27, 1990. Climate Dynamics, 18, 145-168

47          Jungo, P., and Beniston, M., 2001: Changes in the anomalies of extreme temperature anomalies in the 20th Century at Swiss climatological stations located at different latitudes and altitudes. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 69, 1-12

46          Keller, F., Kienast, F., and Beniston, M., 2000: Evidence of the response of vegetation to environmental change at high elevation sites in the Swiss Alps. Regional Env. Change, 2,  70-77

45          Beniston, M., 2000: Global environmental change in mountain regions: An overview. Geographica Helvetica, 54(3), 120 - 124

44          Beniston, M., 1999: Review of “Views from the Alps, MIT Press”. Bulletin Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 80, 7-9

43          Heino, R., Brázdil, R., Førland, E., Tuomenvirta, H., Alexandersson, H., Beniston, M., Pfister, C., Rebetez, M., Rosenhagen, G., Rösner, S., and Wibig, J., 1999: Progress in the study of climatic extremes in Northern and Central Europe. Climatic Change, 42, 151 - 181

42          Rebetez, M., and Beniston, M., 1998: Changes in sunshine duration are correlated with changes in daily temperature range this century. An analysis of Swiss climatological data. Geophys. Res. Letters, 25, 3611-3613

41          Beniston, M., and Tol, R.S.J., 1998: The potential impacts of climate change on Europe. Energy and Environment, 9, 365 - 381.

40          Haeberli, W., and Beniston, M., 1998: Climate change and its impacts on glaciers and permafrost in the Alps. Ambio, 27, 258 – 265

39          Beniston, M., Tol, R. S. J., Delécolle, R., Hoermann, G., Iglesias, A., Innes, J., McmIchael, A. J., Martens, W. J. M., Nemesova, I., Nicholls, R., Toth, F. L., Kovats, S., Leemans, R., and Stojic, Z., 1998: Regional impacts of climatic change on Europe. Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Chapter 5, Cambridge University Press, pp. 149 – 185

38          Beniston, M., Pielke, R.A., Arpe, K., Keuler, K., Laprise, R., Mann, M.E., Rinke, A., and Parker, D.E., 1997: Climate modelers meet in Switzerland. A Workshop review. EOS (AGU Journal), November 1997 edition, p. 484

37          Beniston, M., 1997: Variations of snow depth and duration in the Swiss Alps over the last 50 years: links to changes in large-scale climatic forcings. Climatic Change, 36, 281 - 300

36          Beniston, M., Diaz, H. F., and Bradley, R. S., 1997: Climatic change at high elevation sites; a review. Climatic Change, 36, 233 - 251

35          Beniston, M., Haeberli, W., and Taylor, A., 1997: On the potential use of glacier and permafrost observations for verification of climate models. Annals of Glaciol., 25, 400 - 406

34          Rotach, M. W., Marinucci, M. R., Wild, M., Tschuck, P., Ohmura, A., and Beniston, M., 1997: Nested regional simulations of climate change over the Alps for the scenario of a doubled greenhouse forcing. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 57, 209 - 227

33          Giorgi, F., Hurrell, J., Marinucci, M., and Beniston, M., 1997: Height dependency of the North Atlantic Oscillation Index. Observational and model studies. J. Clim., 10, 288 - 296

32          Beniston, M., Fox, D. G., Adhikary, S., Andressen, R., Guisan, A., Holten, J., Innes, J., Maitima, J., Price, M., and Tessier, L., 1996: The Impacts of Climate Change on Mountain Regions. Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Chapter 5, Cambridge University Press, pp. 191 - 213

31          Beniston, M., and Rebetez, M., 1996: Regional behavior of minimum temperatures in Switzerland for the period 1979 - 1993. Theor. and Appl. Clim. , 53, 231 - 243

30          Diaz, H. F., Beniston, M., and Bradley, R. S., 1995: Climatic change at high elevation sites; a workshop report. EOS, American Geophysical Union,76(50), 516

29          Marinucci, M. R., Giorgi, F., Beniston, M., Wild, M., Tschuck, P., and Bernasconi, A., 1995: High resolution simulations of January and July climate over the Western Alpine region with a nested regional modeling system. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 51, 119 - 138

28          Beniston, M., Rebetez, M., Giorgi, F., and Marinucci, M. R., 1994: An analysis of regional climate change in Switzerland. Theor. and Appl. Clim., 49, 135 - 159

27          Gyalistras, D., von Storch, H., Fischlin, A., and Beniston, M., 1994: Linking GCM-Simulated Climatic Changes to Ecosystem Models: Case Studies of Statistical Downscaling in the Alps. Clim. Res., 4, 167 - 189

26          Beniston, M., 1994: The IPCC Assessments; A Review. Frozen Ground (Journal of the International Permafrost Association), invited contribution

25          Beniston, M., 1993: Air Pollution Modeling Applications in Hungary: An Example of Short-Term Collaboration between Switzerland and Hungary. Env. Cons., 20, 267 - 269

24          Ehinger, J., and Beniston, M., 1993: APSIS Model Intercomparison Experiment. Part A: First results of atmospheric dynamics over the region of Athens with the DREAMS numerical modeling system. Env. Software, 8, 65 - 71

23          Beniston, M., 1993: Overview and synthesis of the International Conference on Mountain Environments in Changing Climates. Bull. Amer. Meteol. Soc,74, 1075 - 1079

22          Beniston, M., 1993: A review of the book entitled Greenhouse Earthby Annika Nillson. WMO Bulletin, 42, 191 - 192

21          Beniston, M., 1993: Prévisions climatiques pour les Alpes: une revue des techniques de régionalisation. La Météorologie, 45, 38 - 44

20          Beniston M., and J. Perez-Sanchez, 1992:  An example of climate-relevant processes unresolved by present-day General Circulation Models. Env. Conserv., 18, 165 - 169

19          Gruber, R., K. Deckers, Beniston, M.,  M. Gengler, and S. Merazzi, 1991: Software development strategies for parallel computer architectures. Phys. Reps (Physics Letters),207, 167 - 214

18          Beniston M., and M. Price, 1991:  Climate scenarios for the Alpine regions: A collaborative effort between the Swiss National Climate Program and the International Center for Alpine Environments. Env. Conserv., 18, 360 - 363

17          Beniston M., 1991:  ProClim - The Swiss National Climate Program: Objectives and Prospects. Env. Conserv., 17, 360-362

16          Beniston M., J. P. Wolf, M. Beniston-Rebetez, H. J. Kölsch, P. Rairoux, and L. Wöste, 1990: Use of LIDAR measurements and numerical models in air pollution research.  J. Geophys. Res., 95, D7, 9879-9894

15          Beniston M., D. Ruffieux, and J.A.Hertig, 1989: A combined numerical and wind-tunnel study of ventilation and air pollution episodes in a rural valley of Switzerland. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 48, 129-156.

14          Beniston M., 1987 : Overview and synthesis of the International Conference on Energy Transformations and Interactions with Atmospheric Processes (ICEA-87),  Bull. Amer. Meteol. Soc., 68, pp. 1429-1430

13          Beniston M., 1987 : A numerical study of atmospheric pollution over complex terrain in Switzerland. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 41, pp. 75-96

12          Beniston M., 1986 : The influence of a water surface on mesoscale dynamics as a function of atmospheric stability. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 36, 19-37

11          Schmetz J. and Beniston, M., 1986 : Relative effects of solar and infrared radiative forcing in a mesoscale model. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 34, 137-155

10          Beniston M. and J. Schmetz, 1985. A three dimensional study of mesoscale model response to radiative forcing. Boundary Layer Meteorol., 31, 149-175.

9            Beniston M., 1985 : Organization of convection in response to initial and lower boundary conditions in a mesoscale numerical model. Contr. Atm. Phys., 58, 31-52.

8            Beniston M., 1984 : A  numerical study of atmospheric cellular convection. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 8, 223-242.

7            Beniston M., 1984: Verification of convective parameterization schemes using small-scale and mesoscale model results and in-situ observations. ECMWF Workshop Publications, European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts, Reading, England, pp. 187-212

6            Beniston M., 1983: Mesoscale model for the study of three-dimensional convective phenomena. Model description and preliminary results from a KonTur simulation. Hamburg Geophys. Monogr., 62, 1-62.

5            Beniston M., 1983 : Développement d'un modèle tridimensionnel pour l'étude de la convection cellulaire. La Météorologie, 29, 193-200.

4            Beniston M., and G. Sommeria, 1981 : Use of a detailed planetary boundary layer model for parametrization purposes.J. Atmos. Sci., 38, 780-797.

3            Beniston M., 1980 : Effets dynamiques et thermodynamiques d'un îlot de chaleur dans un modèle de couche limite à méso-échelle. J. Rech. Atmos., 14, 109-128.

2            Beniston M., 1978 : Utilisation d'un modèle tridimensionnel pour étudier les cumulus des alizés et la paramétrisation de leurs effets sur le champ turbulent de la couche limite. Thèse de doctorat, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

1            Beniston M., 1978 : Aspects de la turbulence dans un modèle de couche limite en présence de cumulus. J. Rech. Atmos. (now Atmospheric Research), 12, 203-207.

 

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Sunset over the Lake of Geneva

Coucher de soleil sur le lac Léman

 

 

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Sunset over summits in the Upper Engadine region of eastern Switzerland

 Coucher de soleil sur un sommet en Engadine, dans l'est de la Suisse

 

 

 

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Rainbow over the Lake of Geneva

Arc-en-ciel sur le lac Léman

 

 

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Daytime moon over the crests of the Swiss National Park

Lune en plein jour par-dessus les crêts du Parc National Suisse

 

 

 

 

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Autumn colors over the Aletsch Glacier, the Alps' largest glacier in the Canton of Valais, south-central Switzerland

Couleurs d'automnes sur le Grand Glacier d'Aletsch, le plus grand glacier des Alpes dans le Canton du Valais, centre-sud de la Suisse

 

 

 

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Evening light over the Weisshorn in the vicinity of Zermatt, Switzerland

Lumière du soir sur le Weisshorn à proximité de Zermatt, Suisse

 

 

 

 

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A wave train traveling close to Penguin Island, off the coast of Antarctica, seen in 2013

Un train de vagues proche de Penguin Island, au large de l'Antarctique, vu en 2013

 

 

 

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A partial view of the Iffigsee, a mountain lake in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland

Une vue partielle de l'Iffigsee, un lac de montagne des Alpes bernoises, Suisse

 

 

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Autumn colors in the Lötschental, Canton of Valais, Switzerland

Couleurs d'automne dans le Lötschetal, Canton du Valais, Suisse

 

 

 

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A remote valley in the Lower Engadine, eastern Switzerland

Une vallée isolée de la Basse Engadine dans l'est de la Suisse

 

 

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Brown Bluff landing site, Antarctica, February 2013

Débarquement à Brown Bluff, Antarctique, en février 2013

 

 

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At the North Pole during a Swiss-Russian expedition on April 19, 2009

 Au Pôle Nord lors d'une expédition helvético-russe, le 19 avril 2009

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  On Champ Island, Franz-Josef Land (Russia/Siberia), April 2009

Sur l'Île de Champ, Archipel Franz-Josef (Russie/Sibérie), en avril 2009

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Books

Livres

 

16 Single author / Auteur

Beniston, M., 2020: Aventure, dépaysement et envies d’ailleurs… Découvrir la Suisse en transports publics. Guide, Editions Favre, Lausanne. 288 pp.

15 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Beniston, M., Stoffel, M., and Hill, M. (Editors), 2013: The EU/FP7 ACQWA Project: Assessing climate impacts on the quantity and quality of water. University of Geneva, ISBN Nr 978-2-8399-1286-0, 100 pp.

14 Single author / Auteur

Beniston, M., 2012: Changements climatiques et impacts: du global au local. 2e édition révisée et actualisée. Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes (PPUR), Lausanne, Switzerland, 247 pp,

13 Single author / Auteur

Beniston, M., 2009: Changements climatiques et impacts: du global au local. 1e édition. Presses Polytechniques et Universitaires Romandes (PPUR), Lausanne, Switzerland, 256 pp,

12 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Thompson, M., Garcia-Herrera, R., and Beniston, M., 2008: Seasonal Forecasts, Climatic Change and Human Health. Springer Publishers, Heidelberg, and New York, 232 pp.

11 Single author / Auteur

Beniston, M., 2004: Climatic change and its impacts. An overview focusing on Switzerland. Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA (now Springer Publishers), 296 pp.

10 Editor

Beniston, M., (ed) 2002: Climatic Change; Implications for the Hydrological Cycle and for Water Management. “Advances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) by Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht (now Springer Publishers)/The Netherlands and Boston/USA, 503 pp.

9 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Beniston, M., and Verstraete, M. M., (eds) 2001: Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling. Synergies and Limitations. “Advances in Global Change Research”, new series (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) by Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA, 356 pp.

8 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Visconti, G., Beniston, M., Iannorelli, E.D, and D. Barba, (eds) 2001: Global Change and Protected Areas. “Advances in Global Change Research”,  (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) by Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA, 521 pp.

Single author / Auteur

Beniston, M., 2000: Environmental Change in Mountains and Uplands. Arnold/Hodder and Stoughton/Chapman and Hall Publishers, London, UK, and Oxford University Press, New York, USA. 172 pp.

6 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Innes, J.L., Beniston, M., and Verstraete, M.M., (eds) 1999: Biomass Burning and its Inter-relationships with the Climate System. “Advances in Global Change Research”, new series (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) by Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA 358 pp.

5 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Beniston, M., and Innes, J., (eds) 1998: The Impacts of Climate Variability on Forests. Springer Publishers, Heidelberg/New York, 329 pp.

4 Single author / Auteur

Beniston, M., 1997: From Turbulence to Climate. Springer Publishers, Heidelberg/Berlin/New York, 328 pp.

3 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Diaz, H. F., Beniston, M., and Bradley,R. S. (eds.), 1997: Climatic Change at High Elevation Sites.Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/Boston, 298 pp.

2 Editor / Editeur

Beniston, M. (ed), 1994: Mountain Environments in Changing Climates. Routledge Publishing Co., London and New York. 492 pp.

1 Co-editor / Co-éditeur

Beniston M. and R.A. Pielke (eds), 1987: Interactions between Energy Transformations and Atmospheric Phenomena: A Survey of Recent Research. D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht/Boston.426 pp. (Formerly Kluwer Academic Publishers; now Springer Publishers)

 

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 A tundra landscape in the remote Plaun la Greina, between the Cantons of Ticino and Grisons in eastern Switzerland

Paysage de toundra à Plaun la Greina, un plateau isolé entre les Cantons du Tessin et des Grisons, dans l'est de la Suisse

 

 

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Unusual cumulus cloud building up above the Lake of Geneva

Des cumulus inhabituels se développant au-dessus du lac Léman

 

 

 

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El Juncal, Chile (6,200 m elevation), at the headwaters of the Aconcagua catchment studied in the EU "ACQWA" Project

El Juncal au Chili (altitude: 6'200 m), à la source de la rivière Aconcagua, étudiée dans le cadre du projet EU "ACQWA

 

 

 

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One of the 20 lakes on the Macun Plateau of the Swiss National Park

 L'un des 20 lacs sur le plateau de Macun du Parc National Suisse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peer-reviewed book chapters

Chapitres de livres

 

30          Stoffel, M., Kundzewickz, Z. W., and Beniston, M., 2018: Freshwater resources and climate change. In : Tignino, M., Pflieger, G., and Bréthaut, C. (eds.) : Research Handbook on Fresh Water Law and International Relations, Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd., Londonpp. 260-279

29          Beniston, M., 2017: Le rôle des glaciers sur les débits des fleuves : Le cas du Rhône alpin. Encyclopédie de l’Environnement, Editions Université Grenoble-Alpes, France. Text can be viewed by clicking here

28          Lopez-Moreno, J. I., Vicente-Serrano, S. M., Moran-Tejeda, E., Lorenzo-Lacruz, J., Zabalza, J., El Kenawy, A., and Beniston, M., 2011: Influence of Winter North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) on climate and snow accumulation in the Mediterranean mountains. In: Vicente-Serrano, S. M., and Trigo, R. M. (eds.), "Hydrological, Socioeconomic and Ecological Impacts of the North Atlantic Oscillation in the Mediterranean Region", Springer Publishers, Heidelberg, pp. 73-89 

27          Beniston, M., 2011: Environmental Change in Mountain Regions. Chapter 36 of Handbook on Environmental Change, SAGE Publications, London, pp. 1659-1695

26          Beniston, M., 2010: Weather and Climate Extremes: Where Can Dendrochronology Help? In: Stoffel, M. and Bollschweiler, M. (eds.), Tree Rings and Natural Hazards, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 283-290

25          Della Marta, P., and Beniston, M., 2008: Distribution changes of seasonal mean temperature in observations and climate change scenarios. In: Broennimann, S., et al. (eds.), Climate Variability and Extremes during the past 100 Years. Advances in Global Change Research, Springer Publishers,pp. 235-250

24          Beniston, M., 2008: Extreme climatic events and their impacts; examples from the Swiss Alps. In: Diaz, H. F., and Murnane, R. (eds.), Climate Extremes and Society. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 147-164.

23          Beniston, M., 2005: The risks associated with climatic change in mountain regions. In: Huber, U. M., Bugmann, H. K. M., and Reasoner, M. A. (eds), Global Change and Mountain Regions; An Overview of Current Knowledge. “Advances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) Springer Publishers, Dordrecht/The Netherlands/Heidelberg, Germany/New York, USA, pp. 511-519

22          Beniston, M., 2005: An overview of extreme climatic events in Switzerland; Implications for assessing economic damages and costs. In: Haurie, A., and Viguier, L. (eds), The Coupling of Climate and Economic Dynamics Advances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) Springer Publishers, Dordrecht/The Netherlands/Heidelberg, Germany/New York, USA, pp. 321-340

21          Beniston, M., 2004: Issues related to environmental change and population migrations; A climatologist’s point of view. In: Unruh, J. D., Krol, M. S., and Kliot, N. (eds), Environmental Change and its Implications for Population Migration. Advances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA,  pp. 1-24

20          Beniston, M., 2001: The effects of global warming on mountain regions. A summary orf the 1995 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In: Visconti, G., Beniston, M., Iannorelli, E. D., and Barba, D. (eds.), Global Change and Protected AreasAdvances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland)  Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA, pp. 155-185

19          Beniston, M., 2001: Effects of global warming on mountains. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), UNESCO Publications and EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK. Published

18          Goyette, S., Collet, C., and Beniston, M., 2001: Specification of surface characteristics for use in a high resolution regional climate model: on the role of glaciers in the Swiss Alps. In: Beniston, M., and Verstraete, M.M., (eds.), Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling. Synergies and Limitations Advances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA,  pp. 247-271

17          Beniston, M., and Haeberli, W., 2001: Sensitivity of mountain regions to climatic change. In: Lozan, J., L., Grassl, H., and Hupfer, P. (eds.), Climate of the 21st Century: Changes and Risks. GEO Publications, Hamburg, pp. 237-244

16          Beniston, M., 2000: Climate oscillations and extremes. In: Price, M. F., and Butt, J. T. (eds.), Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development. CAB International Publishers, Oxford, UK. pp. 70-75

15          Innes, J. L., Beniston, M., and Verstraete, M.M., 2000: Interactions between biomass burning and climate: A Workshop Synthesis. In: Innes, J.L., Beniston, M., and Verstraete, M.M. (eds.), Biomass Burning and its Inter-relationships with the Climate System Advances in Global Change Research”, (Editor-in-Chief: M. Beniston, Fribourg, Switzerland) Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht/The Netherlands and Boston/USA,  pp 341-346

14          Beniston, M., Haeberli, W., und Schmid, E., 1998: Wie empfindlich reagieren Gebirgsregionen auf klimatische Veränderungen. In: Lozan, J.L., Grassl, H., and Hupfer, P. (Eds.), Warnsignal Klima. Das Klima des 21. Jahrhunderts, Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen, Hamburg, pp. 239-247

13          Beniston, M., and Innes, J. L., 1998: Impacts of climatic variability and extremes on forests; a synthesis. In: Beniston, M. and Innes, J. L. (Eds.), 1998: The impacts of climate variability on forests. Springer Publishers, Heidelberg/New York, pp. 309 – 318

12          Rebetez, M., and Beniston, M., 1998: Changes in temperature variability in relation to shifts in mean temperatures in the Swiss Alpine region this century. In: Beniston, M. and Innes, J. L. (Eds.), 1998: The impacts of climate variability on forests. Springer Publishers, Heidelberg/New York, pp. 55 – 67

11          Wanner, H., and Beniston, M, 1995: Approaches to the establishement of climate scenarios for mountain regions. In: Guisan, A., Spichiger, R., Holten, J., and Tessier, L., (Eds.), Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystems in the Alps and Fennoscandian MountainsUniversity of Geneva Press, pp. 87 - 95

10          Beniston, M., and Schmetz, J., 1995: Thermodynamic and radiative processes in the atmosphere. In: Gyr, A. and Rys, F. S. (eds.), Diffusion and Transport of Pollutants in Atmospheric Mesoscale Flow Fields, Kluwer Academic Publishers (now Springer Publishers), Dordrecht and Boston (Chapter 5), pp. 57 - 88.

9            Beniston, M., 1994: Approaches to regionalization of climate scenarios: the problem of scales. In Mountain Environments in Changing Climates Routledge Publishing Company, London and New York (Chapter 8), pp. 136 - 152

8            Beniston, M., 1993: Potential environmental and economic impacts of abrupt climate change. In: Climate Change and Seal Level Rise in the South Pacific Region, J. E. Hay and C. Kaluwin (Eds.), pp. 83 - 94

7            Beniston M., 1991: Chapter 5.2 in Bienne: Climat et Pollution Atmosphérique d'une Ville Suisse, H. Wanner (ed.), Haupt Verlag, Bern/Stuttgart, (Chapter 5), pp. 197 - 224

6            Beniston M., 1989: Numerical modeling of regional-scale atmospheric flows, with applications to air pollution. Proc. 5th International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Engineering, Springer Publishers, 1, 627 - 632

5            Beniston M., 1987 : Mesoscale numerical modeling of flow over topography in Switzerland : Application to pollutant transports. Abstract in Proc. IUGG-87 Conference in Vancouver, Canada, Aug. 1987.

4            Beniston M., J.A. Hertig and L. Zago, 1986 : Analysis and design of the windshield for the ESO very large telescope. Proc. SPIE Conf., Tucson, USA, pp. 360-369.

3            Beniston M., 1982 : Mesoscale modeling of cellular convection : proposals for a numerical model. Hamburg Geophysical Monographs, 57, Appendix (15 pp.).

2            Beniston M., 1979 : Modèles à petite et à moyenne échelle. Rapport sur les travaux français, 1975-1978. Publication de la International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, pp. 227-233

1            Beniston M., 1978 : Aspects of non-precipitating cumulus convection in a PLB model of the tropical boundary-layer. Proc. 11th Technical Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Miami, USA, Dec., 11-16, 1983.

 

 

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The Matterhorn, Switzerland's emblematic peak

Le Cervin, l'un des emblèmes de la Suisse

 

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Icebergs in the Wedell Sea, Antarctica, February 2013

Icebergs dans la mer de Wedell, Antarctique, février 2013

 

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A colony of King Penguins on South Georgia, February 2013

Une colonie de manchots royaux en Géorgie du Sud, février 2013

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