Konrad Steffen

Prof. Konrad Steffen
Zürcherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

Phone: +41 (0) 44 739 24 55
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 739 21 11
Fax: +41 (0) 44 739 25 75
E-mail: konrad.steffen(at)wsl.ch
URL Institution: cires.colorado.edu
Personal URL: link

Programs in which Konrad Steffen holds an official function:
SCARmember2014 -
SKPmember2013 -
WCRPmember2014 -
WMOChair2014 -

Key Publications of Konrad Steffen (up to ten) :
Steffen, K., S.V. Nghiem, R. Huff, and G. Neumann, The melt anomaly of 2002 on the Greenland Ice Sheet from active and passive microwave satellite observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31(20), L2040210.1029/2004GL020444, 2004.

Steffen, K., P.U. Clark, J.G. Cogley, D. Holland, S. Marshall, E. Rignot, and R. Thomas, Rapid changes in glaciers and ice sheets and their impacts on sea level. In: Abrupt Climate Change. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, pp. 60–142, 2008.

Hanna , E., P. Huybrechts, K. Steffen, J. Cappelen, R. Huff, Ch. Shuman, T. Irvine-Fynn, S. Wise, and M. Griffiths. Increased runoff from melt from the Greenland Ice Sheet: a response to global warming. J. Climate, 21, 331-341, DOI: 10.1175/2007JCLI1964.1, 2008.

Rial., J., C. Tang, and K. Steffen, Glacial Rumblings from Greenland’s Jakobshavn Ice Stream, J. Glaciolo., 15(191), 398-399, 2009.

Expertise of Konrad Steffen:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Research Interface / Management
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic CryospherePolar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland

Specialties of Konrad Steffen:
Cryospheric interaction in polar regions (ice sheet response to global warming)

Last update: 5/11/17
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