Prof. Dr. Olaf Eisen

Glaciologist, geophysicist

Olaf Eisen
Division Geosciences | Geophysik | Glaciology
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Email Olaf Eisen
Phone +49(471)4831-1969
Fax +49(471)4831-1271
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Am Alten Hafen 26
27568 Bremerhaven
( Room D-3330)

Publications and more

Publications, Presentations and Reports: EPIC repository
Data: PANGAEA repository
See also: ResearchGate | Google Scholar | ORCID


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 Vernagtferner in Austria to give students hands-on experience with ice.

Research interests

geophysical investigations of glaciers and ice sheets |

physical properties of ice cores |

climate reconstruction and sea-level change |

surging glaciers and ice stream dynamics |

interaction ice-ocean-atmosphere |

technology transfer, especially for natural hazard early warning

Research program

PACES II 1.2: Ice sheet dynamics and mass balance
PACES II 3.1: Circumpolar climate variability and global teleconnections at seasonal to orbital time scales
PACES II 3.2: Earth system on tectonic time scales: From greenhouse to icehouse world