Wilfried Haeberli

portrait Prof. em. Wilfried Haeberli
retired, still active

Geographisches Institut - Physical Geography
Universität Zürich
Winterthurerstr. 190
CH-8057 Zürich

Phone: +41 044 915 26 50
Phone2: +41 079 202 33 83
Fax: +41 (0) 44 635 68 48
URL Institution: www.geo.uzh.ch/en/department-organization/emeriti
Phone: +41 044 915 26 50
Phone2: +41 079 202 33 83
Fax: +41 (0) 44 635 68 48
URL Institution: www.geo.uzh.ch/en/department-organization/emeriti

Programs in which Wilfried Haeberli holds an official function:
COST719national contact
WGMSPast Chair2011 -

Key Publications of Wilfried Haeberli (up to ten) :
Haeberli, W. and Whiteman, C. (2021): Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks and Disasters. Elsevier.
Haeberli, W. and Weingartner, R. (2020): In full transition: Key impacts of vanishing mountain ice on water-security at local to global scales. Water Security 11. doi.org/10.1016/j.wasec.2020.100074
Haeberli, W., Oerlemans, J. and Zemp, M. (2019): The future of Alpine glaciers and beyond. Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Climate Science, 36p. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.769
Cohen, D., Gillet-Chaulet, F., Haeberli, W., Machguth, H. and Fischer, U. (2018): Numerical reconstructions of the flow and basal conditions of the Rhine glacier, European Central Alps, at the Last Glacial Maximum. The Cryosphere 12, 2515–2544. doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2515-2018
Haeberli, W., Schaub, Y. and Huggel, C. (2017): Increasing risks related to landslides from degrading permafrost into new lakes in de-glaciating mountain ranges. Geomorphology. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.02.009
Haeberli, W., Buetler, M., Huggel, C., Lehmann Friedli, Th., Schaub, Y. and Schleiss, A.J. (2016): New lakes in deglaciating high-mountain regions – opportunities and risks. Climatic Change 139(2), 201-214. doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1771-5
Haeberli, W., Noetzli, J., Arenson, L., Delaloye, R., Gärtner-Roer, I., Gruber, S., Isaksen, K., Kneisel, C., Krautblatter, M. and Phillips, M. (2011): Mountain permafrost: Development and challenges of a young research field. Journal of Glaciology 56 (200; special issue), 1043-1058.
Haeberli, W., Hallet, B., Arenson, L., Elconin, R., Humlum, O., Kääb, A., Kaufmann, V., Ladanyi, B., Matsuoka, N., Springman, S. and Vonder Mühll, D. (2006): Permafrost creep and rock glacier dynamics. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 17/3, 189-214. (doi: 10.1002/ppp).

Expertise of Wilfried Haeberli:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
ScopeImpact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Hydrogeology (floods, runoff)
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Topic Economy/ResourceUseWater
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementTopic Risk and Disaster Management
Risk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Global / Hemispheric
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Extreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Wilfried Haeberli:
Environmental glaciology and geomorphodynamics of high-mountain areas, especially concerning climate-related glacier and permafrost monitoring, slope movements, natural hazards, ice core drilling and paleoglaciological modeling

Last update: 4/25/22
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