Nicolas Gruber

portrait Prof. Nicolas Gruber

Institut für Biogeochemie und Schadstoffdynamik (IBP)
ETH Zürich
CHN E 31.2
Universitätstrasse 16
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 03 52
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 633 60 43
Fax: +41 (0) 44 632 16 91
E-mail: nicolas.gruber(at)
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Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 03 52
Phone2: +41 (0) 44 633 60 43
Fax: +41 (0) 44 632 16 91
E-mail: nicolas.gruber(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

with involvement of Nicolas Gruber

Programs in which Nicolas Gruber holds an official function:
C2SMscientific steering committee2008 -

Additional functions:
Member, IMBER/SOLAS joint carbon working group: Member,
CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean implementation panel
Chair, Oxygen on Argo planning group
Advisory Board KlimaForum

Key Publications of Nicolas Gruber (up to ten) :
Sarmiento, J. L. and N. Gruber, Ocean Biogeochemical Dynamics, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 526pp, 2006.

Gruber N., C. Hauri, Z. Lachkar, D. Loher, T. L. Frolicher, and G.-K. Plattner (2012). Rapid progression of ocean acidication in the California Current System, Science, 337, 220-223, doi:10.1126/science.1216773.

Gruber, N., Z. Lachkar, H. Frenzel, P. Marchesiello, M. Munnich, J. C. McWilliams, T. Nagai, and G.-K. Plattner (2011), Eddy-induced reduction of biological production in eastern boundary upwelling systems, Nature Geoscience, 4(11), 787-792.

Gruber, N., and J. N. Galloway (2008), An Earth system perspective on the global nitrogen cycle, Nature, 451, 293-296.

Gruber, N., (2011) Warming up, turning sour, losing breath: Ocean biogeochemistry under global change, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 369, 1980-1996, doi: 10.1098/rsta.2011.0003.

Gruber, N., M. Gloor, S. E. Mikaloff Fletcher, S. C. Doney, S. Dutkiewicz, M. Follows, M. Gerber, A. R. Jacobson, F. Joos, K. Lindsay, D. Menemenlis, A. Mouchet, S. A. Mu ?ller, J. L. Sarmiento, and T. Takahashi (2009), Oceanic sources, sinks and transport of atmospheric CO2, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23, GB1005, doi:10.1029/2008GB003349.

Expertise of Nicolas Gruber:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Process Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Mitigation of Change
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereOcean
Topic CryospherePolar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsMarine Ecosystems
Topic Politics/LawMitigation / Prevention / Emission Reductions
Spatial ZonesCoastal Zone
Open Ocean
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Analysis

Specialties of Nicolas Gruber:
Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate, Carbon Cycle

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