Thomas Froelicher

Prof. Thomas Froelicher
Ocean Modelling
Physikalisches Institut - Klima- und Umweltphysik
Universität Bern
Sidlerstr. 5
CH-3012 Bern

Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 86 64
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 87 42
E-mail: thomas.froelicher(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Lead author of IPCC SROCC
WP leader in H2020 COMFORT
WP leader in H2020 CCiCC

Key Publications of Thomas Froelicher (up to ten) :
T. L. Frölicher, E. M. Fischer, N. Gruber, 2018, Marine heatwaves under global warming. Nature, 560, 360-364
Frölicher, T. L., C. Laufkötter, 2018, Emerging risks from marine heat waves. Nature Communications. 9, 650.
Frölicher, T. L., K. B. Rodgers, C. Stock, W. W. L. Cheung, 2016, Sources of uncertainties in 21st century projections of potential ocean ecosystem stressors. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 30, 1224-1243.
Frölicher T. L., D. J. Paynter, 2015, Extending the relationship between global warming and cumulative carbon emissions to multi-millennial timescales. Environmental Research Letters, 10, 075002.
Frölicher, T. L., M. Winton, J. L. Sarmiento, 2014, Continued global warming after CO2 emissions stoppage. Nature Climate Change, 4, 40-44.
Frölicher, T. L., F. Joos, C. C. Raible, J. L. Sarmiento, 2013, Atmospheric CO2 response to volcanic eruptions: The role of ENSO, season, and variability. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 27, 239-251
Frölicher, T. L., F. Joos, C. C. Raible, 2011, Sensitivity of atmospheric CO2 and climate to explosive volcanic eruptions. Biogeosciences. 8, 2317-2339, doi: 10.5194/bg-8-2317-2011
Frölicher, T. L., F. Joos, 2010, Reversible and irreversible impacts of greenhouse gas emissions in multi-century projections with the NCAR global coupled carbon cycle-climate model. Climate Dyn. 35, 7-8, 1439-1459
Frölicher, T. L. , F. Joos, G.-K. Plattner, M. Steinacher, S. C. Doney, 2009, Natural variability and anthropogenic trends in oceanic oxygen in a coupled carbon cycle-climate model ensemble. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 23, GB1003

Expertise of Thomas Froelicher:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeCauses of Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereOcean
Topic CryospherePolar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Topic BiosphereAnimals
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Spatial ZonesOpen Ocean
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Analysis

Last update: 11/27/19
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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