Hubertus Fischer

portrait Prof. Hubertus Fischer

Physikalisches Institut - Klima- und Umweltphysik
Universität Bern
Sidlerstr. 5
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 85 03
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 44 64
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 87 42
E-mail: hubertus.fischer(at)
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Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 85 03
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 44 64
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 87 42
E-mail: hubertus.fischer(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

with involvement of Hubertus Fischer

Additional functions:
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the International and Euopean Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS, EuroPICS), a multinational effort to plan, coordinate and support ice core paleoclimatology for the next decade
  • Head of the international lab consortium working on gases enclosed in the EPICA (European Project of Ice Coing in Antarctica) ice cores
  • Editor for Climate of the Past, an interactive scientific journal of the European Geosciences Union
  • Guest Editor for PAGES news (Special issue on ice core science), Vol, 14, No. 1

    Key Publications of Hubertus Fischer (up to ten) :
  • Schilt, A., Brook, E.J., Bauska, T.K., Baggenstos, D., Fischer, H., Joos, F., Petrenko, V.V., Schaefer, H., Schmitt, J., Severinghaus, J.P., Spahni, R., Stocker, T.F., Isotopic constraints on marine and terrestrial N2O emissions during the last deglaciation, Nature, 516, 234-237, 2014.
  • Fischer, H., Severinghaus, J., Brook, E., Wolff, E., Albert, M., Alemany, O., Arthern, R., Bentley, C., Blankenship, D., Chappellaz, J., Creyts, T., Dahl-Jensen, D., Dinn, M., Frezzotti, M., Fujita, S., Gallee, H., Hindmarsh, R., Hudspeth, D., Jugie, G., Kawamura, K., Lipenkov, V., Miller, H., Mulvaney, R., Pattyn, F., Ritz, C., Schwander, J., Steinhage, D., van Ommen, T., Wilhelms, F., Where to find 1.5 million yr old ice for the IPICS "Oldest-Ice" ice core, Climate of the Past, 9, 2489-2505, 2013.
  • Möller, L., Sowers, T., Bock, M., Spahni, R., Behrens, M., Schmitt, J., Miller, H., Fischer, H., Independent variations of CH4 emissions and isotopic composition over the past 160,000 years, Nature Geoscience, 6, 885-890, 2013.
  • NEEM community members, Eemian interglacial reconstructed from a Greenland folded ice cor, Nature, 493, 489-494, 2013.
  • Schmitt, J., Schneider, R., Elsig, J., Leuenberger, D., Lourantou, A., Chappellaz, J., Köhler, P., Joos, F., Stocker, T.F., Leuenberger, M., Fischer, H., Carbon isotope constraints on the deglacial CO2 rise from ice cores, Science, 336/6082, 711-714, 2012.
  • Bock, M., Schmitt, J., Möller, L., Spahni, R., Blunier, T., Fischer, H., Hydrogen isotopes preclude marine hydrate CH4 emissions at the onset of Dansgaard-Oeschger events, Science, 328, 1686-1689, 2010.
  • Elsig, J., Schmitt, J., Leuenberger, D., Schneider, R., Eyer, M., Leuenberger, M., Joos, F., Fischer, H., Stocker, T.F., Stable isotope constraints on Holocene carbon cycle changes from an Antarctic ice core, Nature, 461, 507-510, 2009.
  • Fischer, H., Siggaard-Andersen, M.-L., Ruth, U., Röthlisberger, R. and Wolff, E., Glacial/interglacial changes in mineral dust and sea salt records in polar ice cores: sources, transport, deposition, Reviews of Geophysics, 45, RG1002, doi:10.1029/2005RG000192, 2007.
  • EPICA community members (corresponding author: H. Fischer) One-to-one coupling of glacial climate variability in Greenland and Antarctica, Nature, 444, 195-198, 2006.
  • Wolff, E.W., Fischer, H., Fundel, F., Ruth, U., Twarloh, B., Littot, G., Mulvaney, R., Röthlisberger, R., de Angelis, M., Boutron, C., Hansson, M., Jonsell, U., Hutterli, M., Bigler, M., Lambert, F., Kaufmann, P., Stauffer, B., Steffensen, J.P., Siggaard-Andersen, M.L., Udisti, R., Becagli, S., Castellano, E., Severi, M., Wagenbach, D., Barbante, C., Gabrielli, P. and Gaspari, V., Southern Ocean sea ice, DMS production and iron flux over the last eight glacial cycles, Nature, 440, 491-496, 2006.

    Expertise of Hubertus Fischer:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
    Topic AtmosphereClimate
    Topic CryospherePolar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
    Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
    Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
    Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
    MethodsData Collection - Measurement
    Data Analysis
    High Altitude

    Specialties of Hubertus Fischer:
    Changes in climate and biogeochemical cycles in the past

    Last update: 5/22/18
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2018)

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