The Department of Earth Sciences congratulates Franziska Lechleitner and Marlies Vasmel.
Little Ice Age displaced the tropical rain belt
Even small changes in global temperature can trigger a migration of the tropical rain belt. This can also lead to climate change, as described by a team of researchers from ETH Zurich and other universities.
ETH earth sciences remain Number 1 in the world
ETH Zurich earth scientists performed outstandingly in the QS World University Rankings, achieving the top place among all universities worldwide.