PERMOS Reports

We regularly report about our permafrost measurements in the Swiss Alps! Results and figures are available in various reports and publications, online and in print.

The «Swiss Permafrost Bulletin» is our annual online report on the permafrost measurements of one hydrological year, which we compile since 2019. An annual press release on the newest observations is published via the SCNAT. The printed reports on «Permafrost in Switzerland» (Glaciological Reports Permafrost) cover a four year period, which typically corresponds to one contract period of the network. All our reports can be freely downloaded in the list below. Free hardcopies of the Glaciological Reports can be ordered at the PERMOS Office

The Swiss Permafrost Bulletin (SPB) is our annual online report. Here, we describe the most recent measurement results of one hydrological year (1. October to 30. September). The corresponding dataset is published as a DOI release.

  • PERMOS 2023. Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2022. Noetzli, J. and Pellet, C. (eds.) 22 pp, doi:10.13093/permos-bull-2023. [pdf 11.3 MB]
  • PERMOS 2022. Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2021. Noetzli, J. and Pellet, C. (eds.) 21 pp, doi:10.13093/permos-bull-2022. [pdf 2.1 MB]
  • PERMOS 2021. Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2019/2020. Noetzli, J. and Pellet, C. (eds.) 21 pp, doi:10.13093/permos-bull-2021. [pdf 5.7 MB]
  • PERMOS 2020. Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2018/2019. Pellet, C. and Noetzli, J. (eds.) 20 pp, doi:10.13093/permos-bull-2020. [pdf 3.9 MB]

The series on Permafrost in Switzerland (Glaciological Reports Permafrost) are printed 4-year reports. The are issued by the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences and complement the Glaciological Reports Glaciers published by GLAMOS.

  • PERMOS 2019. Permafrost in Switzerland 2014/2015 to 2017/2018. Noetzli, J., Pellet, C., and Staub, B. (eds.), Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 16–19 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 104 pp, [pdf 27.2 MB]
  • PERMOS 2016. Permafrost in Switzerland 2010/2011 to 2013/2014. Noetzli, J., Luethi, R., and Staub, B. (eds.), Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 12–15 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 85 pp, [pdf 17.8 MB]
  • PERMOS 2013. Permafrost in Switzerland 2008/2009 and 2009/2010. Noetzli, J. (ed.), Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 10/11 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 80 pp, [pdf 7.9 MB]
  • PERMOS 2010. Permafrost in Switzerland 2006/2007 and 2007/2008. Noetzli, J. and Vonder Muehll, D. (eds.), Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 8/9 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 68 pp, [pdf 9.3 MB]
  • PERMOS 2009. Permafrost in Switzerland 2004/2005 and 2005/2006. Noetzli, J., Naegeli, B., and Vonder Muehll, D. (eds.), Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 6/7 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 100 pp, [pdf 9 MB]
  • Vonder Muehll, D., Noetzli, J., Roer, I., Makowski, K. and Delaloye, R. 2007. Permafrost in Switzerland 2002/2003 and 2003/2004, Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 4/5 of the Cryospheric Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences and Department of Geography, University of Zurich, 106 pp, [pdf 11 MB]
  • Vonder Muehll, D., Noetzli, J., Makowski, K. and Delaloye, R. 2004. Permafrost in Switzerland 2000/2001 and 2001/2002, Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 2/3 of the Glaciological Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences and Department of Geography, University of Zurich, 86 pp, [pdf 6.4 MB]
  • Vonder Muehll, D., Delaloye, R., Haeberli, W., Hoelzle, M. and Krummenacher, B. 2001. Permafrost Monitoring Switzerland PERMOS, 1. Jahresbericht 1999/2000, Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 1 of the Glaciological Commission of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, 32 pp (in German). [pdf 1.3 MB]

The most recent results are described in an annual press release in spring, which is published via the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).

  • 2022-04-26  
    Superficial cooling of the permafrost in Switzerland.
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  • 2021-04-08  
    Continued permafrost warming in Switzerland. 
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  • 2020-07-21  
    Permafrost warming in Switzerland, 20 years of monitoring.
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  • 2019-03-19  
    Alpine permafrost is warming again during the observation year 2017/2018. 
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  • 2018-04-09  
    Short break in the permafrost warming during the observation year 2016/2017. 
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  • 2017-02-06  
    Continued permafrost warming in the observation year 2015/2016. 
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  • 2016-02-22  
    Record breaking temperatures in mountain permafrost during the observation year 2014/2015. 
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Key Graphs

Have a look at our key figures! For each of the observation variables we compile an overview figure. And in the synthesis figure you can find all key findings in one.


Browse trough the PERMOS key graphs below to find our key results!

All figures can be downloaded and used freely as long as the PERMOS Network is indicated as the source and the figure caption is used as provided in the slider below. For questions related to the figures, adaptations, or data, contact the PERMOS Office.

Other Reports

PERMOS data are baseline data to describe the long-term permafrost evolution in the Swiss Alps. We contribute to reports for the national cryosphere monitoring and (inter)national climate observation.

News and results from the national cryosphere monitoring – including snow, glacier and permafrost – are jointly published each year in the journal of the Swiss Alpine Club (SAC) «Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi» in German, French, and Italian (see list on Cryospheric Reports Switzerland below). 

PERMOS contributes to environmental or assessment reports on climate change and its impacts, both nationally and internationally.

For the interested public we annually report in the journal of the Swiss Alpine Club – «Die Alpen/Les Alpes/Le Alpi», together with the national networks for snow and glacier observation. Since 2022, the reports in the printed issue are replaced by focus articles on a recent related topic. The joint annual report is available online.

  • Das Extremjahr 2022: Kryosphärenbericht – Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2021/22. Online report Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, 30.03.2022.
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  • Trotz viel Schnee:  Keine Erholung für Gletscher und Permafrost – Kryosphärenbericht 2020/2021 für die Schweizer Alpen. Online report Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, 28.03.2021.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2019/2020. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 97, Nr. 6, 52–55, 2021.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2018/2019. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 96, Nr. 6, 48–53, 2020.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2017/2018. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 95, Nr. 7, 40–45, 2019.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2016/2017. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 94, Nr. 8, 40–45, 2018.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2015/2016. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 93, Nr. 8, 45–51, 2017.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2014/2015. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 92, Nr. 8, 36-43, 2016.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2013/2014. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 91, Nr. 8, 46–52, 2015.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2012/2013. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 90, Nr. 8, 42–49, 2014.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2011/2012. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 89, Nr. 8, 52–61, 2013.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2010/2011. Die Alpen – Les Alpes – Le Alpi, Jg. 88, Nr. 10, 38–44, 2012.
  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2009/2010. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 87, Nr. 7, 46–52, 2011.
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  • Schnee – das Zünglein an der Waage: Unterschiedliche Wirkung auf Gletscher und Permafrost. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 87, Nr. 7, 53–56, 2011.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2008/2009. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 86, Nr. 8, 42–48, 2010.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2007/2008. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 85, Nr. 9, 52–59, 2009.
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  • Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost 2005/2006 und 2006/2007. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 84, Nr. 9, 47-56, 2008.
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  • Was Blockgletscher bewegt. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 83, Nr. 9, 2007. [de] [fr]
  • Permafrost in den Schweizer Alpen 2002/2003 und 2003/2004. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 81, Nr. 10, 2005.
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  • Permafrost in den Schweizer Alpen 2000/2001 und 2001/2002. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 79, Nr. 10, 2003.
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  • Mit PERMOS Permafrost erforschen. Die Alpen – Les Alpes, Jg. 78, Nr. 10, 2002.
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  • BAFU und MeteoSchweiz, 2020. Klimawandel in der Schweiz. Indikatoren zu Ursachen, Auswirkungen, Massnahmen. Umwelt-Zustand Nr. 2013, 105 pp.
  • IPCC 2019. Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere, Chapter 2 High Mountain Areas. Hock, R., Rasul, G., Adler, C, Cáceres, B., Gruber, S., Hirabayashi, Y., Jackson, M., Kääb, A., Kang, S., Kutuzov, S., Milner, A., Molau, U., Morin, S., Orlove, B., Steltzer, H., Allen, S., Arenson, L., Baneerjee, S., Barr, I., Bórquez, R., Brown, L., Cao, B., Carey, M., Cogley, G., Fischlin, A., de Sherbinin, A., Eckert, N., Geertsema, M., Hagenstad, M., Honsberg, M., Hood, E., Huss, M., Jimenez Zamora, E., Kotlarski, S., Lefeuvre, P.-M, López Moreno, J. I., Lundquist, J., McDowell, G., Mills, S., Mou, C., Nepal, S., Noetzli, J., Palazzi, E., Pepin, N., Rixen, C., Shahgedanova, M., McKenzie Skiles, S., Vincent, C., Viviroli, D., Weyhenmeyer, G., Yangjee Sherpa, P., Weyer, N., Wouters, B., Yasunari, T. J., You, Q.,Zhang, Y., 94 pp.
  • MeteoSwiss 2018. National Climate Observing System (GCOS Switzerland). Update 2018, 105 pp.
  • Huggel, C., Marty, C., Noetzli, J. and Paul, F. 2016. Schnee, Gletscher und Permafrost. In: Akademien Schweiz 2016. Brennpunkt Klima Schweiz. Grundlagen, Folgen, Perspektiven. Swiss Academies Reports 11(5), 80–83.
  • Plattner, G.-K, Stocker T.F., Marty, C., Noetzli, J., Paul, F. und Huggel, C. 2016. Ozean und Kryosphäre. In: Akademien Schweiz 2016. Brennpunkt Klima Schweiz. Grundlagen, Folgen, Perspektiven. Swiss Academies Reports 11(5), 60–67.
  • BAFU 2016: Sommer 2015: Hitze, Trockenheit und Auswirkungen auf Mensch und Umwelt. Bundesamt für Umwelt BAFU, Bern. Umwelt-Zustand Nr. 1629, 108 pp.
  • Swiss Confederation 2013. Impacts, vulnerability assessment and adaptation. Perroud, M. and Hohmann R. (eds). In: Switzerland’s Sixth National Communication and First Biennial Report under the UNFCCC, edited by Federal Office for the Environment, Bern, 321 pp.
  • Gärtner-Roer, I., Christiansen, H.H., Etzelmüller, B., Farbrot, H., Gruber, S., Isaksen, K., Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A., Krainer, K. and Noetzli, J. 2010. Permafrost. In: Voigt, T., Füssel, H.M., Gärtner-Roer, I., Huggel, C., Marty, C., and Zemp, M. (eds.): Impacts of climate change on snow, ice, and permafrost in Europe: observed trends, future projections, and socio-economic relevance. European Topic Centre on Air and Climate Change, Technical Paper 2010/13, 50–69.

Scientific Publications

The PERMOS Office and Partners are very active in permafrost research. PERMOS data are widely used in studies on permafrost in the Swiss Alps, in mountains, or worldwide using measurement, modeling, or statistical approaches.

The list below provides the references and links to the scientific publications of the past 10 years that use data obtained in the framework of PERMOS or at PERMOS sites. Please contact the PERMOS Office or the authors if you have questions.

  • Farzamian, M., Blanchy, G., McLachlan, P., Vieira, G., Esteves, M., de Pablo, M.A., Triantafilis, J., Lippmann, E., and Hauck, C. 2024. Advancing Permafrost Monitoring with Autonomous Electrical Resistivity Tomography (A-ERT): Low-Cost Instrumentation and Open-Source Data Processing Tool. Geophysical Research Letters, 51 (6),
  • Guralnik, B., Tremblay, M.M., Phillips, M., Sellwood, E.L., Gribenski, N., Presl, R., Haberkorn, A., Sohbati, R., Shuster, D.L., Valla, P.G., Jain, M., Schindler, K., Wallinga, J. and Hippe, K. 2024. Three Centuries of Snowpack Decline at an Alpine Pass Revealed by Cosmogenic Paleothermometry and Luminescence Photochronometry. Geophysical Research Letters 51, e2023GL107385,
  • Hauck, C., and Hilbich, C. 2024. Preconditioning of mountain permafrost towards degradation detected by electrical resistivity. Environmental Research Letters,
  • Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A., Bodin, X., Delaloye, R., Lambiel, C., Gärtner-Roer, I., Bonnefoy-Demongeot, M., Carturan, L., Damm, B., Eulenstein, J., Fischer, A., Hartl, L., Ikeda, A., Kaufmann, V., Krainer, K., Matsuoka, N., Morra Di Cella, U., Noetzli, J., Seppi, R., Scapozza, C., Schoeneich, P., Stocker-Waldhuber, M., Thibert, E., and Zumiani, M. 2024. Acceleration and interannual variability of creep rates in mountain permafrost landforms (rock glacier velocities) in the European Alps in 1995–2022. Environmental Research Letters 19, 034022,
  • Kenner, R., Noetzli, J., Bazargan, M., and Scherrer, S.C. 2024. Response of alpine ground temperatures to a rising atmospheric 0 °C isotherm in the period 1955–2021. Science of The Total Environment, 924, 171446,
  • Wicky, J., Delaloye, R., Hilbich, C., Hauck, C. 2024. Modelling the link between air convection and the occurrence of short-term permafrost in a low altitude cold talus slope. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 0, 1–16,

  • Buckel, J., Mudler, J., Gardeweg, R., Hauck, C., Hilbich, C., Frauenfelder, R., Kneisel, C., Buchelt, S., Blöthe, J. H., Hördt, A., and Bücker, M. 2023. Identifying mountain permafrost degradation by repeating historical electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) measurements, The Cryosphere, 17, 2919–2940,
  • Haeberli, W., Noetzli, J., and Vonder Muehll, D. 2023. Using borehole temperatures in knowledge transfer about mountain perma­frost: The example of the 35-year time series at Murtèl-Corvatsch (Swiss Alps). Journal of Alpine Research/Revue de géographie alpine, 111-2.
  • Herring, T, Lewkowicz, AG, Hauck, C, Hilbich, C., Mollaret, C., Oldenborger, G.A., Uhlemann, S., Farzamian, M., Calmels, F., Scandroglio, R. 2023: Best practices for using electrical resistivity tomography to investigate permafrost. Permafrost and Periglac Process. 2023; 1-19. doi:10.1002/ppp.2207.
  • Phillips, M., Buchli, C., Weber, S., Boaga, J., Pavoni, M., and Bast, A. 2023. Brief communication: Combining borehole temperature, borehole piezometer and cross-borehole electrical resistivity tomography measurements to investigate seasonal changes in ice-rich mountain permafrost. The Cryosphere, 17, 753–760,
  • Widmer, L., Phillips, M., and Buchli, C. 2023. Brief communication: Comparison of the performance of thermistors and digital temperature sensors in a mountain permafrost borehole. The Cryosphere, 17, 4289–4295,

  • Cicoira, A., Weber, S., Biri, A., Buchli, B., Delaloye, R., Da Forno, R., Gaertner-Roer, I., Gruber, S., Gsell, T., Hasler, A., Lim, R., Limpach, P., Mayoraz, R., Meyer, M., Noetzli, J., Phillips, M., Pointner, E., Raetzo, H., Scapoza, C., Strozzi, T., Thiele, L., Vieli, A., Vonder Mühll, D., Wirz, V., and Beutel, J. 2022. Kinematic observations of the mountain cryosphere using in-situ GNSS instruments. Earth Systems Science Data,
  • Gaertner-Roer, I., Brunner, N., Delaloye, R., Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Thee, P. 2022. Glacier–permafrost relations in a high-mountain environment: 5 decades of kinematic monitoring at the Gruben site, Swiss Alps. The Cryosphere, 16(5), 2083­–2101,
  • Gudmundsson, L., Kirchner, J., Gädeke, A., Noetzli, J., and Biskaborn, B.K. 2022. Attributing observed permafrost warming in the northern hemisphere to anthropogenic climate change. Environmental Research Letters, 17, 095014,
  • Hoelzle, M., Hauck, C., Mathys, T., Noetzli, J., Pellet, C., and Scherler, M. 2022. Long-term energy balance measurements at three different mountain permafrost sites in the Swiss Alps. Earth Systems Science Data, 14, 1531–1547,
  • Noetzli, J., Christiansen, H.H, Guglielmin, M., Hrbáček, F., Isaksen, K., Smith, S. L., Zhao, L. and Streletskiy, D. A. 2022. Permafrost temperature and active layer thickness. In: State of the Climate in 2021. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 103 (8), 41–43,
  • Pellet.C., Bodin, X., Cusicanqui, D., Delaloye, R., Kääb, A., Kaufmann, V., Noetzli, J., Thibert, E., Vivero, S. and Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A. 2022. Rock glacier velocity. In: State of the Climate in 2021. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 103 (8), 43–S45,
  • Smith, S.L., O’Neill, H.B., Isaksen, K., Noetzli, J., and Romanovsky, V.E. 2022. The changing thermal state of permafrost. Nature Reviews Earth and Environment, 3,

  • Haberkorn, A., Kenner, R., Noetzli, J., and Phillips, M. 2021. Changes in Ground Temperature and Dynamics in Mountain Permafrost in the Swiss Alps. Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 9:626686,
  • Gärtner-Roer I., and Hoelzle M. 2021. Rockglaciers of the Engadine. In: Reynard E. (eds.) Landscapes and Landforms of Switzerland. World Geomorphological Landscapes. Springer, Cham,
  • Kummert, M., Bodin, X., Braillard, L., and Delaloye, R. 2021. Pluri‐decadal evolution of rock glaciers surface velocity and its impact on sediment export rates towards high alpine torrents. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 46, 3213–3227,
  • Noetzli, J., Arenson, L., Bast, A., Delaloye, R. Farinotti, D., Gubler, H.-U, Gruber, S., Haeberli, W., Hasler, A., Hauck, C., Hiller, M., Hoelzle, M., Pellet, C., Springman, S., Vonder Muehll D., and Phillips, M. 2021. Best practice for measuring permafrost temperature in boreholes based on the experience in the Swiss Alps. Frontiers in Earth Science,
  • Noetzli, J., Christiansen, H.H., Isaksen, K., Smith, S., Zhao, L., and Streletskiy, D. A. 2021. Permafrost thermal state. In: State of the Climate in 2020. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
  • Pruessner, M., Huss, M., Phillips, and Farinotti, D. 2021. A framework for modeling rock glaciers and permafrost at the basin‐scale in high alpine catchments. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 13 (4),

  • Boaga, J., Phillips, M., Noetzli, J., Haberkorn, A., Kenner, R., and Bast, A. 2020. A comparison of frequency domain electro-magnetometry, electrical resistivity tomography and borehole temperatures to assess the presence of ice in a rock glacier. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8:586430,
  • Cicoira, A., Marcer, M., Gärtner‐Roer, I., Bodin, X., Arenson, L. U., and Vieli, A. 2020. A general theory of rock glacier creep based on in-situ and remote sensing observations. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 32(1), 139–153,
  • Etzelmueller, B., Guglielmin, M., Hauck, C., Hilbich, C., Hoelzle, M., Isaksen, K., Noetzli, J., Oliva, M., and Ramos, M., 2020. Twenty years of European Mountain Permafrost dynamics – the PACE Legacy. Environmental Research Letters, 15, 104070,
  • Kenner, R., 2020. Mass wasting processes affecting the surface of an alpine talus slope: annual sediment budgets 2009-2018 at Flüelapass, eastern Swiss Alps. Land Degradation and Development, 31, 4, 451–462,
  • Kenner, R., Pruessner, L., Beutel, J., Limpach, P., and Phillips, M., 2020. How rock glacier hydrology, deformation velocities and ground temperatures interact: examples from the Swiss Alps. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 31, 1, 3–14,
  • Mair, D., Lechmann, A., Delunel, R., Yeşilyurt, S., Tikhomirov, D., Vockenhuber, C., Christl, M., Akçar, N., and Schlunegger, F. 2020. The role of frost cracking in local denudation of steep Alpine rockwalls over millennia (Eiger, Switzerland). Earth Surface Dynamics, 637–659,
  • Mollaret, C., Wagner, F. M., Hilbich, C., Scapozza, C., and Hauck, C. 2020. Petrophysical Joint Inversion Applied to Alpine Permafrost Field Sites to Image Subsurface Ice, Water, Air, and Rock Contents. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8,
  • Noetzli, J. 2020. Permafrost in den Alpen – Langzeitbeobachtung und Entwicklung über zwei Jahrzehnte. In: Lozán, J. L., Breckle, S.-W., Escher-Vetter, H., Grassl, H., Kasang, D., Paul, F. und Schickdorff, U. (Hrsg.). Warnsignal Klima: Hochgebirge im Wandel, 166–173, Hamburg, Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen,
  • Noetzli, J., Christiansen, H.H., Isaksen, K., Smith, S., Zhao, L., and Streletskiy, D. A. 2020. Permafrost thermal state. In: State of the Climate in 2019. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101 (8), 34–36,
  • Pellet, C., and Noetzli, J. 2020. Réchauffement du pergélisol en Suisse: 20 ans de mesures. GEOAgenda, 3, 10–14.
  • Phillips, M., Haberkorn, A., Kenner, R., and Noetzli, J. 2020. Current changes in mountain permafrost based on observations in the Swiss Alps. Swiss Bulletin für angewandte Geologie. 25 (1+2), 53–63.
  • Scapozza C., Deluigi N., Del Siro C., Pollo A. and Antognini M. 2020. Il permafrost nelle Alpi Ticinesi (2017/2018 e 2018/2019). Bollettino della Società ticinese di scienze naturali 108, 33–43.
  • Strozzi, T., Caduff, R., Jones, N., Barboux, C., Delaloye, R., Bodin, X., Kääb, A., Mätzler, E. and Schrott, L. 2020. Monitoring rock glacier kinematics with satellite synthetic aperture radar. Remote Sensing, 12(3), 559,
  • Weigand, M., Wagner, F. M., Limbrock, J. K., Hilbich, C., Hauck, C., and Kemna, A. 2020. A monitoring system for spatiotemporal electrical self-potential measurements in cryospheric environments. Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems, 9(2), 317–336,
  • Wicky, J. and Hauck, C. 2020. Air Convection in the Active Layer of Rock Glaciers. Frontiers of Earth Science 8:335,

  • Biskaborn, B.K., Smith, S.L., Noetzli, J., Matthes, H., Vieira, G., Streletskiy, D.A., Schoeneich, P., Romanovsky, V.E., Lewkowicz, T., Abramov, A., Allard, M., Boike, J., Cable, W.L., Christiansen, H.H., Delaloye, R., Diekmann, B., Drozdov, D., Etzelmuller, B., Grosse, G., Guglielmin, M., Ingeman- Nielsen, T., Isaksen, K., Ishikawa, M., Johansson, M., Johannsson, H., Joo, A., Kaverin, D., Kholodov, A., Konstantinov, P., Kroger, T., Lambiel, C., Lanckman, J.-P., Luo, D., Malkova, G., Meiklejohn, I., Moskalenko, N., Oliva, M., Phillips, M., Ramos, M., Sannel, A.B.K., Sergeev, D., Seybold, C., Skryabin, P., Vasiliev, A., Wu, Q., Yoshikawa, K., Zheleznyak, M., and Lantuit, H. 2019. Permafrost is warming at a global scale. Nature Communications 10, 264,
  • Cicoira, A., Beutel, J., Faillettaz, J., Gärtner-Roer, I., and Vieli, A. 2019. Resolving the influence of temperature forcing through heat conduction on rock glacier dynamics: a numerical modelling approach. The Cryosphere 16,
  • Kenner, R. 2019. Geomorphological analysis on the interaction of Alpine glaciers and rock glaciers since the Little Ice Age. Land Degradation and Development,
  • Kenner, R., Noetzli, J., Hoelzle, M., Raetzo, H., and Phillips, M. 2019. Distinguishing ice-rich and ice-poor permafrost to map ground temperatures and ice content in the Swiss Alps. The Cryosphere, 13, 1925–1941,
  • Mollaret, C., Hilbich, C., Pellet, C., Flores-Orozco, A., Delaloye, R. and Hauck, C. 2019. Mountain permafrost degradation documented through a network of permanent electrical resistivity tomography sites. The Cryosphere, 13 (10), 2557–2578,
  • Mudler, J., Hördt, A., Przyklenk, A., Fiandaca, G., Maurya, P.K. and Hauck, C. 2019. Two-dimensional inversion of wideband spectral data from the capacitively coupled resistivity method–first applications in periglacial environments.The Cryosphere, 13 (9), 2439–2456,
  • Noetzli, J. and Phillips, M. 2019. Mountain permafrost hydrology. Hydro-CH2018 Project. Commissioned by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), Bern, Switzerland, 18 pp,
  • Noetzli, J., Biskaborn, B.K., Christiansen, H.H., Isaksen, K., Schoeneich, P., Smith, S., Vieira, G., Zhao, L., and Streletskiy, D. A. 2019. Permafrost thermal state. In: State of the Climate in 2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 100 (9), 21–22,
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