Gian-Kasper Plattner

portrait Dr. Gian-Kasper Plattner
Head Program, Office of the Director

Z├╝rcherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

Phone: +41 (0) 44 739 23 08
Fax: +41 44 739 22 15
E-mail: gian-kasper.plattner(at)
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Phone: +41 (0) 44 739 23 08
Fax: +41 44 739 22 15
E-mail: gian-kasper.plattner(at)
URL Institution:

Additional functions:
Member Executive Committee of the Swiss NCCS (National Centre for Climate Services)

Key Publications of Gian-Kasper Plattner (up to ten) :
Plattner, G.-K., R. Knutti, F. Joos, T. F. Stocker, W. von Bloh, V. Brovkin, D. Cameron, E. Driesschaert, S. Dutkiewicz, M. Eby, N. R. Edwards, T. Fichefet, J. C. Hargreaves, C. D. Jones, M. F. Loutre, H. D. Matthews, A. Mouchet, S. A. Mueller, S. Nawrath, A. Price, A. Sokolov, K. M. Strassmann, and A. J. Weaver. Long-term climate commitments projected with climate - carbon cycle models. Journal of Climate, 21, 2721-2751, 2008

Solomon, S., G.-K. Plattner, R. Knutti, and P. Friedlingstein. Irreversible climate change due to carbon dioxide emissions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(6), doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812721106, 2009.

Plattner, G.-K., N. Gruber, H. Frenzel, and J. C. McWilliams, Decoupling marine export production from new production. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L11612, doi:10.1029/2005GL022660, 2005.

Plattner, G.-K., F. Joos, and T. F. Stocker, Revision of the global carbon budget due to changing air-sea oxygen fluxes. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16(4), 1096, doi:10.1029/2001GB001746, 2002.

Joos, F., G.-K. Plattner, T. F. Stocker, O. Marchal, and A. Schmittner, Global warming and marine carbon cycle feedbacks on future atmospheric CO2. Science, 284, 464-467, 1999.

Expertise of Gian-Kasper Plattner:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Research Interface / Management
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Coastal Zone
Open Ocean
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
MethodsLiterature Study
Program Coordination / Management
High Altitude

Specialties of Gian-Kasper Plattner:
Carbon Cycle - Climate Modelling, IPCC

Last update: 1/18/19
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