Atsumu Ohmura

portrait Mr. Atsumu Ohmura

Globales Klima
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima (IAC)
ETH Zürich
ETH Zentrum, CHN M 12.2
Universitätstr. 16
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 82 83
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 632 82 79
Fax: +41 (0) 44 633 10 58
E-mail: atsumu.ohmura(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 82 83
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 632 82 79
Fax: +41 (0) 44 633 10 58
E-mail: atsumu.ohmura(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

with involvement of Atsumu Ohmura

Additional functions:
President, International Glaciological Society
  • Director of the World Radiation Monitoring Centre of the WCRP
  • science panel member of the BSRN (baseline surface radiation network)

    Key Publications of Atsumu Ohmura (up to ten) :
    Ohmura, A., and Raschke, A., 2005: Energy Budget at the Earth’s Surface. Chap. 10 in Hantel, M. (Ed.): Observed Global Climate, Vol. 6, Group V: Geophysics, Landolt-Börnstein Numerical and Functional Relationships in Science and Technology, New Series, 10.1-10.28, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.
    Philipona, R., Dürr, B., Ohmura, A., and Ruckstuhl, C., 2005: Anthropogenic greenhouse forcing and strong water vapor feedback increase temperature in Europe. Geophys. Res. Let., 32, L19809, doi:10.1029/2005GL023624.
    Kaser, G., Cogley, J.G., Dyurgerov, M.B., Meier, M., and Ohmura, A., 2006: Mass balance of glaciers and icecaps: Consensus estimates for 1961-2004. Geophys. Res. Let., 33, L19501, doi: 10.1029/2006GL027511.
    Ohmura, A., 2006: New radiation and energy balance of the world and its variability. In Fischer, H. and B. Sohn (Eds.): IRS 2004: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, 327-330.
    Ohmura, A., 2006: Observed long-term variations of solar irradiance at the earth’s surface. Space Science Rev. Special Edition, DOI: 10.1007/s11214-006-9050-9.

    Expertise of Atsumu Ohmura:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
    ScopeProcess Studies
    Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
    Global Warming
    Topic CryosphereCryosphere
    Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
    Global / Hemispheric
    Time FramePast
    Recent / Today
    Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
    MethodsData Collection - Measurement
    Data Analysis
    High Altitude

    Specialties of Atsumu Ohmura:
    Radiation and its change in the global climate scale.

    Last update: 11/15/17
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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