Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. phil.

Georg Kaser

Georg Kaser

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2017

  • Institut für Atmosphären- und Kryosphärenwissenschaften, Universität Innsbruck




Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Glaciology
  • Climatology
  • Climate change
  • Meteorology
  • Hydrology





Selected Memberships:

  • International Glaciological Society
  • European Geosciences Union
  • American Geophysical Union

Selected Prizes:

  • Wissenschaftspreis für außergewöhnliche Forschungsleistung der Südtiroler Sparkasse
  • Honorary Member International Association for Cryospheric Sciences
  • Conferred Fellow of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

Selected Publications:

  • Vaughan, D. G.; Comiso, J. C.; Allison, I.; Carrasco, J.; Kaser, G. et al. [..] (2014) Observations: Cryosphere. In: Stocker, T. F. et al. (Hrsg.), Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis; New York: CUP, S. 317-382.
  • Gardner, A. S.; Moholdt, G.; Cogley, J. G.; Wouters, B.; Arendt, A. A. et al. [..] (2013) A Reconciled Estimate of Glacier Contributions to Sea Level Rise: 2003 to 2009. Science, Bd. 340 (6134), S. 852-857.
  • Cogley, J. G.; Kargel, J. S.; Kaser, G.; van der Veen, C. J. (2010) Tracking the Source of Glacier Misinformation. Science, Bd. 327 (5965), S. 522.
  • Kaser, G.; Grosshauser, M.; Marzeion, B. (2010) Contribution potential of glaciers to water availability in different climate regimes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 107 (47), S. 20223-20227.
  • Kaser, G.; Cogley, J. G.; Dyurgerov, M. B.; Meier, M. M.; Ohmura, A. (2006) Mass balance of glaciers and ice caps: Consensus estimates for 1961–2004. Geophysical Research Letters, Bd. 33 (L19501).