I always welcome applications from skilled and motived people for Postdoc positions and for Master and Bachelor thesis.

 (Credit: Foto Lea Hepp)


  • Sep 2019: Talking at Rendez-vous Science [Link]
  • Aug 2019: When will we observed significant changes in the ocean due to climate change? New paper published in Nature Climate Change [Link][Press Release]
  • July 2019: New paper on the "mechanisms of millennial-scale atmospheric CO2 change in numerical models simulations" published [Link]. 
  • July 2019: THEODOR KOCHER PRIZE: I will be the recipient of the 2019 Theodor Kocher Prize of the University of Bern (more information will become available here)
  • July 2019: Going to speak at Innolab [Link]
  • June 2019: New ZECMIP documentation paper published [Link]
  • May 2019: My recent AMS 2019 presentation about marine heatwaves highlighted in the March issue of BAMS [pdf]
  • May 2019: Giving a seminar at the Evolutionary Biology Institut of the University of Basel.
  • April 2019: Giving three outreach talks for Egger Holzbau, Kiwanis Solothurn and CVP Schlierbach
  • April 2019: Sitting on a panel to discuss proposal writing organized by EURESEARCH.
  • April 2019: Wrote a short summary/commentary about a recent paleo Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation study. Published today in Atlantico.fr.
  • April 2019: Mentioned in the news: Das passiert durch die Erderwärmung im Ozean [WDR/quarks.de]
  • April 2019: Two talks at EGU on Monday 16:15 and on Thursday 17:00.
  • March 2019: Talking about predictability of marine ecosystem drivers at C4MIP workshop in Barcelona
  • March 2019: Talking about marine heatwave at the CMIP6 analysis workshop.
  • March 2019: Talking about ocean under stress at Physik am Freitag at University of Bern.
  • March 2019: Talking about Climate Change to the Swiss Engineering Society in Baden.
  • March 2019: Attending the LAM4 of the IPCC SROCC in Kazan, Russia.
  • Jan 2019: New feature article in Science highlights our marine heatwave study
  • Jan 2019: Participating at expert workshop on remaining carbon budgets
  • Jan 2019: Presenting latest marine heatwave work at AMS 2019 and UBC Vancouver.
  • Nov 2018: Talking about climate change and the oceans at Berufsbildungszentrum Olten.
  • Nov 2018: Interview in Zeitung D'Region [pdf]
  • Nov 2018: Our marine heatwave study highlighted in EOS.
  • Nov 2018: Speaking at the symposium of the Swiss Society for Meteorology. Here.
  • Nov 2018: Giving a NOAA webinar about marine heatwaves on Nov. 15. Check out here.
  • Nov 2018: Mentioned in the news: Story about ocean heat content changes: BBC
  • Oct 2018: Mentioned in the news: Story about ocean oxygen decline: Oceana
  • Sep 2018: Mentioned in the news: Story about coral reefs: Axios
  • Aug 2018: New paper out in Global Change Biology showing that local actions through effective fisheries management can reduce the probability of those species' extinction risk by as much as 63 percent [Link][Media release]
  • August 15 2018: Our marine heatwave paper released in Nature.
  • We show that marine heatwaves have increased in recent decades and will increase further in terms of frequency, intensity, duration and spatial extent.