Fortunat Joos

portrait Prof. Fortunat Joos

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

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 44 61
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 684 44 64
E-mail: fortunat.joos(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 44 61
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 684 44 64
E-mail: fortunat.joos(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Programs in which Fortunat Joos holds an official function:
IPCC-AR3-2001vice chair
IPCC-AR4-2007lead author
JGOFStask group1996 -

Additional functions:
Lead Author IPCC Fourth Assessment Report,
Review Editor for IPCC Special Report on Geological Carbon Storage

Key Publications of Fortunat Joos (up to ten) :
For pdfs and more: Link

F. Joos and R. Spahni. Rates of change in natural and anthropogenic radiative forcing over the past 20,000 years. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS) , 105, 1425-1430, 2008.

F. Joos, S. Gerber, I. C. Prentice, B. L. Otto-Bliesner, and P. J. Valdes. Transient simulations of Holocene atmospheric carbon dioxide and
terrestrial carbon since the Last Glacial Maximum. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 18, doi:10.1029/2003GB002156, 2004.

F. Joos and I. C. Prentice. A paleo-perspective on changes in atmospheric CO2 and climate. In The Global Carbon Cycle: Integrating Humans,
Climate and the Natural World, C. Field and M. Raupach (Eds.), SCOPE series 62, Island Press, Washington DC, USA, 165-186, 2004.

F. Joos, I. C. Prentice, S. Sitch, R. Meyer, G. Hooss, G.-K. Plattner, S. Gerber, and K. Hasselmann. Global warming feedbacks on terrestrial carbon uptake under the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) emission scenarios. Global Biogeochemical Cycles , 15, 891-908, 2001.

F. Joos, 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 Fortunat Joos:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereOcean
Hydrogeology (marine carbon cycle)
Topic CryospherePermafrost / Solifluction
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
MethodsData Analysis

Last update: 5/14/24
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2024)

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