Mauro Fischer

Dr. Mauro Fischer
Geomorphology, Natural Hazard and Risk Research
Geographisches Institut - Physische Geographie
Universität Bern
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 88 59
E-mail: mauro.fischer(at)
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Key Publications of Mauro Fischer (up to ten) :
[9] SCHAEFLI, B., MANSO, P. A., FISCHER, M., HUSS, M., & FARINOTTI, D. 2019. The role of glacier retreat for Swiss hydropower production. Renewable Energy, doi:10.1016/j.renene.2018.07.104.

[8] CARRIVICK, J. L., HECKMANN, FISCHER, M. & DAVIES, B. 2019:. An inventory of proglacial systems in Austria, Switzerland and across Patagonia. In Geomorphology of Proglacial Systems (pp. 43-57). Springer, Cham.

[7] CARRIVICK, J. L., HECKMANN, T., TURNER, A., & FISCHER, M. 2018: An assessment of landform composition and functioning with the first proglacial systems dataset of the central European Alps. Geomorphology, 321, 117-128, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.08.030.

[6] FISCHER, M., HUSS, M., KUMMERT, M., & HOELZLE, M., 2016: Application and validation of long-range terrestrial laser scanning to monitor the mass balance of very small glaciers in the Swiss Alps. The Cryosphere, 10, 1279-1295, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1279-2016.

[5] CAPT, M., BOSSON, J.-B., FISCHER, M., MICHELETTI, N., & LAMBIEL, C., 2016: Decadal evolution of a very small heavily debris-covered glacier in an Alpine permafrost environment. Journal of Glaciology, doi: 10.1017/jog.2016.56.

[4] HUSS, M., & FISCHER, M., 2016: Sensitivity of very small glaciers in the Swiss Alps to future climate change. Frontiers in Earth Science., 4, 34, doi:10.3389/feart.2016.00034.

[3] FISCHER, M., HUSS, M., & HOELZLE, M., 2015: Surface elevation and mass changes of all Swiss glaciers 1980–2010. The Cryosphere, 9, 525-540, doi:10.5194/tc-9-525-2015.

[2] Rogers, S. R., FISCHER, M., & HUSS, M., 2014: Combining glaciological and archaeological methods for gauging glacial archaeological potential. Journal of Archaeological Science, doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2014.09.010.

[1] FISCHER, M., HUSS, M., BARBOUX, C., & HOELZLE, M., 2014: The new Swiss Glacier Inventory SGI2010: Relevance of using high-resolution source data in areas dominated by very small glaciers. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 46(4), 933-945, doi: 10.1657/1938-4246-46.4.933.

Expertise of Mauro Fischer:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Impact of Change
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Time FrameTime Frame

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