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Prof. Dr. Konrad Steffen - Personal Homepage
My general interest is the study of processes related to climate and cryosphere interaction in polar and alpine regions based on in-situ and satellite measurements, and using climate system modeling to study their sensitivity. In particular I study and evaluate sea level changes and sensitivity studies of large ice sheets using in situ and modeling results.
The Earth’s poles are fundamental to the planet's climate balance, and learning more about how they work through research is crucial. Every May, I travel to Western Greenland to the Swiss Camp, where our team has been collecting data on snow cover, ice and the atmosphere with various instruments since 1990.
Lounging at the Swiss Camp research station, 80 km northeast of Ilulissat, West-Greenland (May 2014)
Here I am at the South Pole with Björn Dahlbäck of the "Swedish Polar Research Secretariat" (left) and polar researcher Fredrik Paulsen (center) (17/4/2016).
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International Organizations Membership
International Glaciological Society, Cambridge, England
American Geophysical Union
American Meteorological Society
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