Andreas Kääb

ANDREAS KÄÄB is professor for remote sensing and geomatics at the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway. He received his diploma in civil engineering from the Technical University of Munich and his PhD in Earth sciences from the ETH Zurich. In 2005, Andreas Kääb moved from the Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland, to the University of Oslo, where he is now. He is a specialist in the monitoring and modelling of permafrost, glaciers and related hazards from ground, air and space. He is collaborator of the International Global Land Ice Measurements from Space project (GLIMS) and the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) in the field of remote sensing. Over ten years, he was chair of the international working group on Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in Mountains (GAPHAZ) by the International Association for the Cryospheric Sciences (IACS) and the International Permafrost Association (IPA). In 2008 he received the international price for excellence in permafrost research, and in 2012 an ERC Advanced Grant.