Sebastian Wolf

portrait Dr. Sebastian Wolf

Physics of Environmental Systems
Dept. Umweltsystemwissenschaften (D-USYS)
ETH Zürich
CHN G 63
Universitätstrasse 16
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 86 84
E-mail: sewolf(at)
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Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 86 84
E-mail: sewolf(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Key Publications of Sebastian Wolf (up to ten) :
Wolf S, Yin D, Roderick ML (2017) Using radiative signatures to diagnose the cause of warming during the 2013-2014 Californian Drought. Journal of Hydrology 553: 408-418

Chu H, Baldocchi DD, John R, Wolf S, Reichstein M (2017) Fluxes All of the Time? A Primer on the Temporal Representativeness of FLUXNET. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 122(2): 289-307

van Gorsel E, Wolf S, Cleverly J, Isaac P, Haverd V, Ewenz C, Arndt S, Beringer J, Resco de Dios V, Evans BJ, Griebel A, Hutley L, Keenan T, Kljun N, Macfarlane C, Meyer WS, McHugh I, Pendall E, Prober SM, Silberstein R (2016) Carbon uptake and water use in woodlands and forests in southern Australia during an extreme heat wave event in the 'Angry Summer' of 2012/2013. Biogeosciences 13(21): 5947-5964

Wolf S, Keenan TF, Fisher JB, Baldocchi DD, Desai AR, Richardson AD, Scott RL, Law BE, Litvak ME, Brunsell NA, Peters W, van der Laan-Luijkx IT (2016) Warm spring reduced carbon cycle impact of the 2012 US summer drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(21): 5880-5885

Parazoo NC, Barnes E, Worden J, Harper AB, Bowman KW, Frankenberg C, Wolf S, Litvak ME, Keenan TF (2015) Influence of ENSO and the NAO on terrestrial carbon uptake in the Texas-northern Mexico region. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29(8): 1247-1265

Wolf S, Eugster W, Ammann C, Häni M, Zielis M, Hiller R, Stieger J, Imer D, Merbold L, Buchmann N (2013) Contrasting response of grassland forest carbon and water fluxes to spring drought in Switzerland. Environmental Research Letters 8(3): 035007

Wolf S, Eugster W, Majorek S, Buchmann N (2011) Afforestation of tropical pasture only marginally affects ecosystem-scale evapotranspiration. Ecosystems 14(8): 1264-1275

Wolf S, Eugster W, Potvin C, Turner BL, Buchmann N (2011) Carbon sequestration potential of tropical pasture compared with afforestation in Panama. Global Change Biology 17(9): 2763-2780

Wolf S, Eugster W, Potvin C, Buchmann N (2011) Strong seasonal variations in net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a tropical pasture and afforestation in Panama. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151(8): 1139-1151

Wolf S, Walz U, Kleber A (2009) Effects of land-cover change on soil erosion in the Saxon Switzerland National Park Region. Die ERDE 140(2): 155-174

Expertise of Sebastian Wolf:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Process Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Specialties of Sebastian Wolf:
Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions, Seasonal Climate Anomalies, Flux Measurements, Eddy Covariance Method, Biometeorology/Micrometeorology, Drought Impacts, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon-Water Interactions, Climate Change, Land-Use Change

Last update: 2/8/18
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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