Research Interests

  • Global scale glacier modeling
  • Glacier-climate interaction
  • Cryospheric impacts on water availability
  • Sea level rise



Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Eis, Julia; Maussion, Fabien; Marzeion, Ben (2019): Initialization of a global glacier model based on present-day glacier geometry and past climate information: an ensemble approach.
    In: The Cryosphere 13/12, pp. 3317 - 3335. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Marzeion, Ben; Kaser, Georg; Maussion, Fabien; Champollion, Nicolas (2018): Limited influence of climate change mitigation on short-term glacier mass loss.
    In: Nature Climate Change 8, pp. 305 - 308. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Richter, Kristin; Marzeion, Ben; Riva, Riccardo (2017): The effect of spatial averaging and glacier melt on detecting a forced signal in regional sea level.
    In: Environmental Research Letters 12/3, No. 034004. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Aimée B. A., Slangen; Church, John A.; Agosta, Cecile; Fettweis, Xavier; Marzeion, Ben; Richter, Kristin (2016): Anthropogenic forcing dominates global mean sea-level rise since 1970.
    In: Nature Climate Change 6, pp. 701 - 705. (DOI)

  • Hofer, M.; Marzeion, B.; Mölg, T. (2015): A statistical downscaling method for daily air temperature in data-sparse, glaciated mountain environments.
    In: Geoscientific Model Development 8/3, pp. 579 - 593. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Maussion, F.; Gurgiser, W.; Großhauser, M.; Kaser, G.; Marzeion, B. (2015): ENSO influence on surface energy and mass balance at Shallap Glacier, Cordillera Blanca, Peru.
    In: The Cryosphere 9/4, pp. 1663 - 1683. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Hinkel, Jochen; Lincke, Daniel; Vafeidis, Athanasios T.; Perrette, Mahé; Nicholls, James Robert; Tol, Richard S. J.; Marzeion, Ben; Fettweis, Xavier; Ionescu, Cezar; Levermann, Anders (2014): Coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise.
    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111/9, pp. 3292 - 3297. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Marzeion, B.; Jarosch, A.H.; Gregory, J.M. (2014): Feedbacks and mechanisms affecting the global sensitivity of glaciers to climate change.
    In: The Cryosphere 8, pp. 59 - 71. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Marzeion, Ben; Cogley, Graham J.; Richter, Kristin; Parkes, David (2014): Attribution of global glacier mass loss to anthropogenic and natural causes.
    In: Science 345/6199, pp. 919 - 921. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Marzeion, Ben; Levermann, Anders (2014): Loss of cultural world heritage and currently inhabited places to sea-level rise.
    In: Environmental Research Letters 9/3, No. 034001. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Richter, Kristin; Marzeion, Ben (2014): Earliest local emergence of forced dynamic and steric sea-level trends in climate models.
    In: Environmental Research Letters 9/11, No. 114009. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Church, J. A.; Monselesan, D.; Gregory, J. M.; Marzeion, B. (2013): Evaluating the ability of process based models to project sea-level change.
    In: Environmental Research Letters 8/1, p. 014051. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Gregory, J. M.; White, N. J.; Church, J. A.; Bierkens, M. F. P.; Box, J. E.; van den Broeke, M. R.; Cogley, J. G.; Fettweis, X.; Hanna, E.; Huybrecht, P.; Konikow, L. F.; Leclercq, P. W.; Marzeion, B.; Oerlemans, J.; Tamisiea, M. E.; Wada, Y.; Wake, L. M.; van de Wale, R. S. W. (2013): Twentieth-Century Global-Mean Sea Level Rise: Is the Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts?
    In: Journal Of Climate 26/13, pp. 4476 - 4499. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Gurgiser, W.; Marzeion, B.; Nicholson, L.; Ortner, M.; Kaser, G. (2013): Modeling energy and mass balance of Shallap Glacier, Peru.
    In: The Cryosphere 7, pp. 1787 - 1802. (DOI)

  • Levermann, A.; Clark, P.U.; Marzeion, B.; Milne, Glenn A.; Pollard, D.; Radic, V.; Robinson, A. (2013): The multimillennial sea-level commitment of global warming.
    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110/34, pp. 13745 - 13750. (DOI)

  • Painter, T.H.; Flanner, M.G.; Kaser, G.; Marzeion, B.; VanCuren, R.A.; Abdalati, W. (2013): End of the Little Ice Age in the Alps forced by industrial black carbon.
    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110/38, pp. 15216 - 15221. (DOI)

  • Hofer, Marlis; Marzeion, B.; Mölg, T. (2012): Comparing the skill of different reanalyses and their ensembles as predictors for daily air temperature on a glaciated mountain (Peru).
    In: Climate Dynamics 39/7-8, pp. 1969 - 1980. (DOI)

  • Marzeion, B.; Hofer, M.; Jarosch, A.H.; Kaser, G.; Mölg, T. (2012): A minimal model for reconstructing interannual mass balance variability of glaciers in the European Alps.
    In: The Cryosphere 6/1, pp. 71 - 84. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Marzeion, B.; Jarosch, A. H.; Hofer, M. (2012): Past and future sea-level change from the surface mass balance of glaciers.
    In: The Cryosphere 6/6, pp. 1295 - 1322. (DOI)

  • Marzeion, B.; Nesje, A. (2012): Spatial patterns of North Atlantic Oscillation influence on mass balance variability of European glaciers.
    In: The Cryosphere 6/3, pp. 661 - 673. (DOI)

  • Mölg, Thomas; Großhauser, Martin; Hemp, Andreas; Hofer, Marlis; Marzeion, Ben (2012): Limited forcing of glacier loss through land-cover change on Kilimanjaro.
    In: Nature Climate Change 2, pp. 254 - 258. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Kaser, G.; Großhauser, M.; Marzeion, B. (2010): Contribution potential of glaciers to water availability in different climate regimes.
    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, pp. 20223 - 20227. (DOI)

Journal Article (Meeting-Abstract)
  • Schüller, Felix; Förster, Kristian; Hanzer, Florian; Huttenlau, Matthias; Marzeion, Ben; Strasser, Ulrich; Achleitner, Stefan; Kirnbauer, Robert (2015): Multiscale Snow/Icemelt Discharge Simulations into Alpine Reservoirs: adding Glacier Dynamics to a Hydrological Model.
    In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. EGU General Assembly 17, No. 3244. (Web link)

Book Chapter (Original Paper)
  • Marzeion, Ben; Kaser, Georg (2014): Peak Water: An Unsustainable Increase in Water Availability From Melting Glaciers.
    In: Kohler, T.; Wehrli, A.; Jurek, M. eds.: Mountains and climate change: A global concern. Bern: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Geographica Bernensia (= Sustainable Mountain Development Series)., ISBN 978-3-905835-38-0, pp. 47 - 50. (Web link)

  • Nachtnebel, H. P.; Dokulil, M.; Kuhn, M.; Loiskandl, W.; Sailer, R.; Schöner, W.; Blöschl, G.; Hanzer, F.; Herrnegger, M.; Kammerer, G.; Kaser, G.; Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A.; Krainer, K.; Lukas, A.; Marke, T.; Marzeion, B.; Merz, R.; Parajka, J.; Salinas, J.L.; Senoner, T.; Stötter, J.; Strasser, U.; Viglione, A. (2014): Der Einfluss des Klimawandels auf die Hydrosphäre.
    In: Kromp-Kolb, Helga; Nakicenovic, Nebojsa; Steininger, Karl; Gobiet, Andreas; Formayer, Herbert; Köppl, Angela; Prettenthaler, Franz; Stötter, Johann; Schneider, Jürgen; Austrian Panel on Climate Change: Österreichischer Sachstandsbericht Klimawandel 2014. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften., ISBN 978-3-7001-7699-2, Vol. 2, pp. 412 - 465. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Marzeion, B.; Jarosch, A.H.; Hofer, M.; Richter, K. (2013): Global scale glaciology.
    In: Barden, Marco; Ostermann, Alexander: Scientific Computing @ uibk. Innsbruck: innsbruck university press (IUP) (= SC SERIES, 1)., ISBN 978-3-902936-19-6, pp. 107 - 110.

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Schueller, Felix; Förster, Kristian; Zimmermann, Moritz; Hanzer, Florian; Huttenlau, Matthias; Marzeion, Ben; Strasser, Ulrich; Achleitner, Stefan; Kirnbauer, Robert (2015): Aufbau und Anwendung eines gekoppelten glaziologischen und hydrologischen Modells mit minimalen Datenanforderungen.
    In: Schwarzl, Ingeborg: Tagungsband 16. Klimatag. Aktuelle Klimaforschung in Österreich. 28. bis 30. April 2015, Wien. Wien: Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA)., ISBN 978-3-9503778-1-1, pp. 106 - 107. (Web link)

Journal Article in Professional / Transfer-Oriented Journal
  • Marzeion, Ben (2012): Klimawandel in den Alpen: Warum steigen die Temperaturen dort so stark?
    In: Jahrbuch des Vereins zum Schutz der Bergwelt 76/77, pp. 125 - 130. (Web link)

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