Lucien von Gunten

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Science Officer

Responsibilities

- Deputy Executive Director
- Coordination of working groups and other aspects of the PAGES science agenda
- International advocate and representative for the PAGES project
- Management of IT and data stewardship activities
- Editor of Past Global Changes Magazine
- Preparation of PAGES products
- Contribute to PAGES' website content
- Organization of scientific workshops and conferences

Contact address

Lucien von Gunten
PAGES International Project Office
Falkenplatz 16
3012 Bern
Switzerland

Phone: +41 (0)31 631 56 09
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Publications

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Latorre C, Wilmshurst JM, von Gunten L (2016) Climate change and cultural evolution across the world. PAGES Magazine 24(2): 55, doi: 10.22498/pages.24.2.55
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Abram NJ, McGregor HV, Tierney JE, Evans MN, McKay NP, Kaufman DS, Thirumalai K, PAGES 2k Consortium (2016) Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents. Nature 536: 411-418, doi: 10.1038/nature19082
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Martel-Cea A, Maldonado A, Grosjean M, Alvial I, de Jong R, Fritz SC, von Gunten L (2016) Late Holocene environmental changes as recorded in the sediments of high Andean Laguna Chepical, Central Chile (32°S; 3050 m a.s.l.). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 461: 44-54, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.08.003
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Luterbacher J, Werner JP, Smerdon JE, Fernández-Donado L, González-Rouco FJ, Barriopedro D, Ljungqvist FC, Büntgen U, Zorita E, Wagner S, Esper J, McCarroll D, Toreti A, Frank D, Jungclaus JH, Barriendos M, Bertolin C, Bothe O, Brázdil R, Camuffo D, Dobrovolný P, Gagen M, García-Bustamante E, Ge Q, Gómez-Navarro JJ, Guiot J, Hao Z, Hegerl GC, Holmgren K, Klimenko VV, Martín-Chivelet J, Pfister C, Roberts N, Schindler A, Schurer A, Solomina O, von Gunten L, Wahl E, Wanner H, Wetter O, Xoplaki E, Yuan N, Zanchettin D, Zhang H, Zerefos C (2016) European summer temperatures since Roman times. Environmental Research Letters 11: 024001, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024001
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PAGES 2k–PMIP3 group (2015) Continental-scale temperature variability in PMIP3 simulations and PAGES 2k regional temperature reconstructions over the past millennium. Climate of the past 11: 1673-1699, doi: 10.5194/cp-11-1673-2015
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Kiefer T, Fischer H, Mix A, Fritz S, von Gunten L, Goodwin L (2015) Transition accomplished - New setting and new structure of PAGES. PAGES Magazine 23(2): 44-45
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PAGES IPO (2014) PAGES restructured. PAGES Magazine 22(1): 3
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Kaufman DS, McKay N, Kiefer T, von Gunten L (2013) A regional view of global climate change. Global Change 81: 18-23
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de Jong R, von Gunten L, Maldonado A, Grosjean M (2013) Late Holocene summer temperatures in the central Andes reconstructed from the sediments of high-elevation Laguna Chepical, Chile (32°S). Climate of the Past 9: 1921-1932, doi: 10.5194/cp-9-1921-2013
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von Gunten L, Anderson DM, Chase B, Curran M, Gergis J, Gille EP, Gross W, Hanhijärvi S, Kaufman DS, Kiefer T, McKay NP, Mundo I, Neukom R, Sano M, Shah A, Tyler J, Viau A, Wagner S, Wahl ER and Willard D (2013) The backbone of PAGES 2k: data management and archiving. PAGES news 21(2): 87
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PAGES 2k Consortium (2013) Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia. Nature Geoscience 6: 339-346, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1797
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Shi F, Yang B, Mairesse A, von Gunten L, Li JP, Brauning A, Yang FM, Xiao X (2013) Northern Hemisphere temperature reconstruction during the last millennium using multiple annual proxies. Climate Research 56: 231-244, doi: 10.3354/cr01156
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PAGES IPO (2013) 20 years of PAGES news. PAGES news 21(2): 47
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Elbert J, Wartenburger R, von Gunten L, Urrutia R, Fischer D, Fujak M, Hamann Y, Greber ND, Grosjean M (2013) Late Holocene air temperature variability reconstructed from the sediments of Laguna Escondida, Patagonia, Chile (45°30′S). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 369: 482-492, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.11.013
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von Gunten L, D'Andrea WJ, Bradley RS, Huang Y (2012) Proxy-to-proxy calibration: Increasing the temporal resolution of quantitative climate reconstructions. Nature Scientific Reports 2, doi: 10.1038/srep00609
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Shi F, Yang B, von Gunten L (2012) Preliminary multiproxy surface air temperature field reconstruction for China over the past millennium. Science China: Earth Sciences 55(12): 2058-2067, doi: 10.1007/s11430-012-4374-7
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von Gunten L, Grosjean M, Kamenik C, Fujak M, Urrutia R (2012) Calibrating biogeochemical and physical climate proxies from non-varved lake sediments with meteorological data: methods and case studies. Journal of Paleolimnology 47: 583-600, doi: 10.1007/s10933-012-9582-9
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Shi F, Yang B, von Gunten L, Qin C, Wang Z (2012) Ensemble empirical mode decomposition for tree-ring climate reconstructions. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 109: 233-243, doi: 10.1007/s00704-011-0576-8
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von Gunten L, Wanner H, Kiefer T (2012) 2nd PAGES 2k Network Meeting: Review of status and plans for synthesis. PAGES news 20(1): 46
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Elbert J, Grosjean M, von Gunten L, Urrutia R, Fischer D, Wartenburger R, Ariztegui D, Fujak M, Hamann Y (2012) Quantitative high-resolution winter (JJA) precipitation reconstruction from varved sediments of Lago Plomo 47°S, Patagonian Andes, AD 1530–2002. The Holocene 22(4): 465-474, doi: 10.1177/0959683611425547
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Stewart MM, Grosjean M, Kuglitsch FG, Nussbaumer SU, von Gunten L (2011) Reconstructions of late Holocene paleofloods and glacier length changes in the Upper Engadine, Switzerland (ca. 1450 BC-AD 420). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 311(3-4): 215-223, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.08.022
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Neukom R, Luterbacher J, Villalba R, Küttel M, Frank D, Jones PD, Grosjean M, Wanner H, Aravena JC, Black DE, Christie DA, D'Arrigo R, Lara A, Morales M, Soliz-Gamboa C, Srur A, Urrutia R, von Gunten L (2011) Multiproxy summer and winter surface air temperature field reconstructions for southern South America covering the past centuries. Climate Dynamics 37(1-2): 35-51, doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0793-3
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Medina-Elizalde M, Burns SJ, Lea DW, Asmerom Y, von Gunten L, Polyak V, Vuille M, Karmalkar A (2010) High resolution stalagmite climate record from the Yucatan Peninsula spanning the Maya terminal classic period. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 298(1-2): 255-262, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.08.016
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von Gunten L, Grosjean M, Beer J, Grob P, Morales A, Urrutia R (2009) Age modeling of young non-varved lake sediments: methods and limits. Examples from two lakes in Central Chile. Journal of Paleolimnology 42(3): 401-412, doi: 10.1007/s10933-008-9284-5
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Grosjean M, von Gunten L, Trachsel M, Kamenik C (2009) Calibration-in-time: Transforming biogeochemical lake sediment proxies into quantitative climate variables. PAGES news 17(3): 108-110
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von Gunten L, Grosjean M, Rein B, Urrutia R, Appleby P (2009) A quantitative high-resolution summer temperature reconstruction based on sedimentary pigments from Laguna Aculeo, central Chile, back to AD 850. The Holocene 19(6): 873-881, doi: 10.1177/0959683609336573
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von Gunten L, Grosjean M, Eggenberger U, Grob P, Urrutia R, Morales A (2009) Pollution and eutrophication history AD 1800-2005 as recorded in sediments from five lakes in Central Chile. Global and Planetary Change 68(3): 198-208, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2009.04.004
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von Gunten L (2009) High-resolution, quantitative climate reconstruction over the past 1000 years and pollution history derived from lake sediments in Central Chile. PhD Thesis University of Bern, Switzerland.
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von Gunten L, Heiri O, Bigler C, van Leeuwen J, Casty C, Lotter AF, Sturm M (2008) Seasonal temperatures for the past ~400 years reconstructed from diatom and chironomid assemblages in a high-altitude lake (Lej da la Tscheppa, Switzerland). Journal of Paleolimnology 39(3): 283-299, doi: 10.1007/s10933-007-9103-4
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Bigler C, von Gunten L, Lotter AF, Hausmann S, Blass A, Ohlendorf C, Sturm M (2007) Quantifying human-induced eutrophication in Swiss mountain lakes since AD 1800 using diatoms. The Holocene 17(8): 1141-1154, doi: 10.1177/0959683607082555
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von Gunten L (2005) Diatomeen eines Hochgebirgssees (Lej da la Tscheppa, Oberengadin) als Umvweltindikator der letzten 400 Jahre. MSc Thesis University of Bern, Switzerland.

 

Editor

Series Editor PAGES Magazine

Climate of the Past PAGES2k special issue (2016) "Climate of the past 2000 years: global and regional syntheses".
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