Nadine Salzmann

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

Phone: +41 (0) 26 300 92 50
Phone2: +41 (0) 26 300 90 10
Fax: +41 (0) 26 300 97 46
E-mail: nadine.salzmann(at)
URL Institution:

Additional functions:
Affiliate partner of ENSEMBLES
Swiss Coordinator of PYRN (Permafrost Young Researcher Network)
Member of GAPHAZ (Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in Mountains)
Member Swiss, Snow and Ice Society

Expertise of Nadine Salzmann:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereMeteorology
Global Warming
Topic HydrospherePrecipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Snow Cover
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic Integrated SystemsEconomic Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseTrade / Globalisation
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic TechnologyTechnical Environmental Protection
Topic Politics/LawAdaptation
Conventions / Protections
Topic SocietyPopulation Dynamics / Migration / Urbanisation
Organisations / Institutions
Education / Communication / Participation
Topic Culture/HistoryEthics / Cultural Values
Topic HealthWeather / Radiation / Climatic Effects
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Nadine Salzmann:
permafrost, climate change (RCM), natural hazards

  • Auswirkung von Klimänderung auf die Gebirgskryosphere (Gletscher, Permafrost, Schnee)

  • Auswirkung der veränderten Gebirgskryosphere auf den Wasserhaushalt und Gesellschaft

  • Messen, Modellieren

  • Capacity building

  • Unterstützung im science-policy dialogue

  • Arbeiten mit Behörden, lokalen Entscheidungsträger, lokalen Wissenschaftler in den tropischen Anden, Himalaya (Indien), Kyrgistan, CH-Alpen

  • Climate change and adaption in the Peruvian Andes
    This program is granted by SDC and involves scientific institution from Switzerland and Peru, NGO and representatives from the government. The goal is to increase the knowledge about climate change impacts in the Peruvian Andes with focus on water related issues and the poorest (and thus most vulnerable) people in these regions. For these people, adequate adaptation measures are being developed

    Last update: 10/30/19
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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