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Prof Andreas Kääb;
University of Oslo, Department of Geosciences

Tel: +47 / 22855812
Fax: +47 / 22854215

Andreas studied civil engineering at the Technical University in Munich and the ETH Zurich. He earned is PhD 1996 at ETH Zurich and was then senior scientist at the University of Zurich. Since 2005 he is professor for remote sensing at the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo. He is a specialist in the monitoring and modeling of glaciers, permafrost and related hazards from ground, air and space.

He is collaborator of the International Global Land Ice Measurements from Space project (GLIMS), and consortium member of the ESA GlobGlacier and Glaciers_CCI projects. Andreas advises the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) in the field of operational use of remote sensing for global glacier monitoring. He is chair of the international working group on Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in Mountains by the International Association for the Cryospheric Sciences and the International Permafrost Association.

He was involved as expert on hazards from glacier and permafrost in the Swiss and Italian Alps, Peruvian Andes as well as in the Russian Caucasus and the Pamir.