0889721031 - From: Fritz Schweingruber...

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From: Fritz Schweingruber <fritz.schweingruber@wsl.ch> To: k.briffa@uea.ac.uk Subject: No Subject Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 11:43:51 +0100 Dear Keith Yesterdy we had the final meeting to a natonal research program climat and natural catastrophies. Local authorites and Grassel, WMO summarised the major open questions on which Switzerland could work: -Changes of Forest and treeline borders eg. subalpine, or invasion of evergreen species in the chestnut forests in the Tessin -long term chronologies (they spoke about climate) -seasonal chronologies -frequency and intensity of extrem climatic events. -amount of anthropogenic input on climate and natural catastrophies. - reconstruction of precipitations -influence of natural phenomena as volcanoes and el nino on climate Nowbody said anything about growth but few were aware of the local validity of the studies made in Switzerland. Our actual studies fit perfectly to this topics. For the future (discussion in Kopenhagen) I see the following condensation points:
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2009 for the course CLMT 0032456 taught by Professor Ellison during the Spring '09 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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