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New publication on losses and damages connected to glacier retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru

In a recent study published in Climatic Change, Alina Motschmann, Christian Huggel, Randy Muñoz, and co-authors quantified loss and damage in the Cordillera Blanca, the largest and highest mountain range of Peru, now and under future scenarios. Using various methods such as literature review, glacial lake outburst flood, and hydrologic modeling, the authors analyzed impacts […]

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded to Graham McDowell

We are pleased to announce that Graham McDowell has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with us at the University of Zurich. This is Canada’s most competitive postdoctoral fellowship program: it provides “funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and […]

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Upcoming online conference on research in the Andes, 7-8 July 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic field work, physical meetings, exchange on research and joint collaborations involving national and international research groups working in the Andes region have to be canceled during the coming months. In response to that, together with our partners from Conéctate A+, CONDESAN and the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) we are organizing […]

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New group member: Graham McDowell

We’re pleased to announce that Graham McDowell has joined EClim as a Postdoctoral Fellow. His project at UZH is focused on limits to adaptation in high mountain regions. At the same time, he will be leading the first ‘Canadian Mountain Assessment’ as part of the newly formed Canadian Mountain Network. Welcome, Graham!

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