Thomas Frölicher

Prof. Thomas Frölicher
Physikalisches Institut - Klima- und Umweltphysik
Universität Bern
Sidlerstr. 5
CH-3012 Bern

Phone2: +41 (0) 31 684 44 64
E-mail: thomas.froelicher(at)
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Programs in which Thomas Frölicher holds an official function:

Key Publications of Thomas Frölicher (up to ten) :
Frölicher, T. L., E. M. Fischer, N. Gruber, 2018, Marine heatwaves under global warming. Nature, 560, 360-364
Frölicher, T. L., C. Laufkötter, Emerging risks from marine heat waves. 2018, Nature Communications. 9, 650
Frölicher, T.,L, K. B. Rodgers, C. Stock, W. W. L. Cheung, 2016, Sources of uncertainties in 21st century projections of potential ocean ecosystem stressors. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 30, 1224-1243.
Frölicher, T. L., J. L. Sarmiento, D. J. Paynter, J. P. Dunne, J. P. Krasting, M. Winton, 2015, Dominance of the Southern Ocean in anthropogenic carbon and heat uptake in CMIP5 models. J. Climate, 28, 862-886
Morrison, A. K., T. L. Frölicher, J. L. Sarmiento, 2015, Upwelling in the Southern Ocean, Physics today, 68(1), 27-32
Frölicher, T. L., M. Winton, J. L. Sarmiento, 2014, Continued global warming after CO2 emissions stoppage. Nature Climate Change, 4, 40-44.
Frölicher, T. L., F. Joos, C. C. Raible, J. L. Sarmiento, 2013, Atmospheric CO2 response to volcanic eruptions: The role of ENSO, season, and variability. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 27, 239-251
Cheung, W. W. L., J. L. Sarmiento, J. Dunne, T. L. Frölicher, V. Lam, M. L. Deng Palomares, R. Watson, D. Pauly, 2013, Shrinking of fishes exacerbates impacts of global ocean changes on marine ecosystems. Nature Climate Change, 3, 254-258
Gruber, N., C. Hauri, Z. Lachkar, D. Loher, T. L. Frölicher, G.-K. Plattner, 2012, Rapid progression of ocean acidification in the California Current System. Science, 337(6091), 220-223
Frölicher, T. L., F. Joos, C. C. Raible, 2011, Sensitivity of atmospheric CO2 and climate to explosive volcanic eruptions. Biogeosciences. 8, 2317-2339, doi: 10.5194/bg-8-2317-2011
Frölicher, T. L., F. Joos, 2010, Reversible and irreversible impacts of greenhouse gas emissions in multi-century projections with the NCAR global coupled carbon cycle-climate model. Climate Dyn. 35, 7-8, 1439-1459, doi: 10.1007/s00382-009-0727-0
Frölicher, T. L. , F. Joos, G.-K. Plattner, M. Steinacher, S. C. Doney, 2009, Natural variability and anthropogenic trends in oceanic oxygen in a coupled carbon cycle-climate model ensemble. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 23, GB1003, doi:10.1029/2008GB003316

Expertise of Thomas Frölicher:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Topic AtmosphereAtmosphere
Global Warming
Topic HydrosphereOcean
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Carbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Analysis

Specialties of Thomas Frölicher:
  • Klimaänderung

  • Klimamodellierung

  • Biogeochemische Kreisläufe

  • Kohlenstoffkreislauf

  • Ozeanographie

  • Fischerei

    Last update: 5/2/22
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