Andreas Kääb

portrait Dr. Andreas Kääb
P.O. Box 1047 Blindern

Department of Geosciences
University of Oslo
NO-0316 Oslo

Mailing Address:

Department of Geosciences
University of Oslo
P.O. Box 1047 Blindern
-0316 Oslo

Phone: +47 (0) 22 85 58 12
Fax: +47 (0) 22 85 42 15
E-mail: kaeaeb(at)
Personal URL: link
Phone: +47 (0) 22 85 58 12
Fax: +47 (0) 22 85 42 15
E-mail: kaeaeb(at)
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Member, working group leader and Swiss correspondent of the GLIMS (Global Land Ice Measurements from Space) project.
Chair of the working group on glacier and permafrost hazards in mountains by the International Commission of Snow and Ice (ICSI) and the International Permafrost Association (IPA)
Member of the Swiss National Committee of the IUGG
Member of the Swiss Glaciological Commission

Key Publications of Andreas Kääb (up to ten) :
Kääb A (2002): Monitoring high-mountain terrain deformation from repeated air- and spaceborne optical data: examples using digital aerial imagery and ASTER data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing. 57 (1-2). 39-52.

Kääb A, F. Paul, M. Maisch, M. Hoelzle and W. Haeberli (2002): The new remote-sensing-derived Swiss glacier inventory: II. First results. Annals of Glaciology. 34. 362-366.

Kääb A., C. Huggel, F. Paul, R. Wessels, B. Raup, H. Kieffer and J. Kargel (2003): Glacier Monitoring from ASTER Imagery: Accuracy and Applications. Proceedings of EARSeL-LISSIG-Workshop Observing our Cryosphere from Space, Bern, March 11 - 13, 2002. EARSeL e Proceedings. 2. 43-53.

Kääb A., Wessels R., Haeberli W., Huggel C., Kargel J.S., Khalsa S.J.S (2003): Rapid ASTER imaging facilitates timely assessment of glacier hazards and disasters. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 84(13). 117, 121.

Kääb A., C. Huggel, S. Barbero, M. Chiarle, M. Cordola, F. Epifani, W. Haeberli, G. Mortara, P. Semino, A. Tamburini and G. Viazzo (2004): Glacier hazards at Belvedere Glacier and the Monte Rosa east face, Italian Alps: Processes and Mitigation. Proceedings Interpraevent 2004. Volume 1. 67-78.

Expertise of Andreas Kääb:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Topic TechnologyTechnology
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Applied Research / Technology
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
PolarHigh Altitude

Last update: 4/18/17
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