Horst Machguth

Dr. Horst Machguth
Dépt. des Géosciences - Géographie
Université de Fribourg
Chemin du Musée 4
CH-1700 Fribourg

Phone2: +41 (0) 26 300 90 15
Fax: +41 (0) 26 300 97 46
E-mail: horst.machguth(at)unifr.ch
URL Institution: www.unifr.ch/geoscience/geographie

with involvement of Horst Machguth

Key Publications of Horst Machguth (up to ten) :
Machguth, H., H.H. Thomsen, A. Weidick, J. Abermann, A.P. Ahlstrøm, and 26 others (2016): Greenland surface mass balance observations from the ice sheet ablation area and local glaciers, Journal of Glaciology, 62(235), 861-887.

Machguth, H., M. MacFerrin, D. van As, J.E. Box, C. Charalampidis, W. Colgan, R.S. Fausto, H.A.J. Meijer, R.S.W. van de Wal and E. Mosley-Thompson (2016): Greenland meltwater storage in firn limited by near-surface ice formation, Nature Climate Change, 6, 390-393.

Machguth, H. and M. Huss (2014): The length of the glaciers in the world - A straightforward method for the automated calculation of glacier flow lines, The Cryosphere Discussion, 8, 2491-2528.

Machguth, H., P. Rastner, T. Bolch, N. Mölg, L.S. Sørensen, G. Adalgeirsdottir, J. van Angelen, M. van den Broeke and X. Fettweis (2013): Future sea level rise contribution of Greenland’s glaciers and ice caps, Environmental Research Letters, 8, 025005.

Machguth, H., F. Paul, S. Kotlarski and M. Hoelzle (2009): Calculating distributed glacier mass balance for the Swiss Alps from RCM output: A methodical description and interpretation of the results, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D19106.

Machguth, H., R. S. Purves, J. Oerlemans, M. Hoelzle, and F. Paul (2008): Exploring uncertainty in glacier mass balance modelling with Monte Carlo simulation, The Cryosphere, 2, 191-204.

Machguth, H., O. Eisen, F. Paul and M. Hoelzle (2006): Strong spatial variability of snow accumulation observed with helicopter-borne GPR on two adjacent Alpine glaciers, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L13503.

Expertise of Horst Machguth:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Polar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Snow Cover
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
High Altitude

Last update: 8/6/20
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