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Samuel Nussbaumer

Senior scientist

University of Zurich


My research focuses on global climate change, particularly on historical (Holocene) glacier variations in Europe (Alps, Scandinavia) and southern South America and their connection to climate. Further I am interested in glacier monitoring and sustainable mountain development and global change.

Research interests

  • Glacier reconstructions
  • Historical data
  • Glacier dynamics
  • Glacier monitoring
  • Palaeoclimatology
  • Sustainable mountain development
  • Perception
  • European Alps, Scandinavia, South America
  • Little Ice Age