Prof. Dr. Olaf Eisen

Professor for Glaciology

Olaf Eisen
Abteilung Glaziologie
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E-Mail Olaf Eisen
Telefonnummer +49(471)4831-1969
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Adresse Alfred Wegener Institute

(Raum 3330)

Veröffentlichungen und mehr

Veröffentlichungen, Präsentationen und Berichte: EPIC repository
Daten: PANGAEA repository
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Externe Aufgaben (Verantwortlichkeiten)

I take care of field glaciology and geophysical methods for glaciologic applications, teaching glaciology at the University of Bremen, including a yearly excursion to the dying Vernagtferner in Austria to give students hands-on experience with ice before it is gone.


Physical properties of glaciers and ice sheets;

Mass balance of ice masses;

Long-term observations;

Liquid water retention in firn and snow;

Relation of ice dynamics to climate change;

Paleo-climate reconstruction from ice-core records.