Think tank

Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research

OCCR

Bern, Switzerland

The Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research is the centre of excellence for climate research of the University of Bern. It focuses on interdisciplinary research in the fields of natural, human and social sciences as well as economics and law. The Oeschger Centre takes advantage of its international network to explore the Earth's climate and the Earth system. It has become increasingly obvious that man-made climate change is a global problem with varied local consequences. For this very reason, the centre also endeavours to investigate the regional impacts of climate change in Switzerland and thus helps develop measures and adaptation strategies to counter the climatic challenges They are facing today and in the years ahead.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch/

Address:
University of Bern, Oeschger Centre, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 14
Switzerland average
 36
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Dr. Thomas Stocker
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 10
Switzerland average
 70
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 20%
Switzerland average
 38%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 201
Switzerland average
 180
Global average
 6,710

Social

Twitter
Followers (2021)
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 358
Switzerland average
 7,135
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 250
Followers (2019)
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
 218
Switzerland average
 5,146
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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