University of Innsbruck

Research Interests

  • Climate – Cryosphere interactions
  • Precipitation dynamics and variability
  • Tibetan Plateau – High Asia – Tropical Andes
  • Dynamical and statistical downscaling
  • Atmospheric modelling with WRF (Weather Research and Forecasting model)
  • Scientific programming, Open Source, Open Science
  • Meteorological and glaciological field work (Tibetan Plateau, Peru, Svalbard)



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Publications 2022

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Furian, W.; Maussion, F; Schneider, C. (2022): Projected 21st-Century Glacial Lake Evolution in High Mountain Asia.
    In: Frontiers in Earth Science 10, Nr. 821798. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Gangadharan, N.; Goosse, H.; Parkes, D.; Goelzer, H.; Maussion, F.; Marzeion, B. (2022): Process-based estimate of global-mean sea-level changes in the Common Era.
    In: Earth System Dynamics 13/4, pp. 1417 - 1435. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Hänchen, L.; Klein, C.; Maussion, F.; Gurgiser, W.; Calanca, P.; Wohlfahrt, G. (2022): Widespread greening suggests increased dry-season plant water availability in the Rio Santa valley, Peruvian Andes.
    In: Earth System Dynamics 13/1, pp. 595 - 611. (DOI) (Web link)

Publications 2021

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Edwards, T. L; Nowicki, S.; Marzeion, B.; ..., ...; Maussion, F.; ..., ...; Zwinger, T. (2021): Projected land ice contributions to twenty-first-century sea level rise.
    In: Nature 593/7857, pp. 74 - 82. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Eis, J.; van der Laan, L.; Maussion, F.; Marzeion, B. (2021): Reconstruction of Past Glacier Changes with an Ice-Flow Glacier Model: Proof of Concept and Validation.
    In: Frontiers in Earth Science 9, No. 595755. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Recinos, B.; Maussion, F.; Noël, B.; Möller, M.; Marzeion, B. (2021): Calibration of a frontal ablation parameterization applied to Greenland’s peripheral calving glaciers.
    In: Journal of Glaciology 67/266, pp. 1177 - 1189. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Rounce, D. R.; Hock, R.; McNabb, R. W.; Millan, R.; Sommer, C.; Braun, M. H.; Malz, P.; Maussion, F.; Mauginot, J.; Seehaus, T.C.; Shean, D.E. (2021): Distributed global debris thickness estimates reveal debris significantly impacts glacier mass balance.
    In: Geophysical Research Letters 48/8, Nr. e2020GL091311. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Schuster, L.; Maussion, F.; Langhamer, L.; Moseley, G. E. (2021): Lagrangian detection of precipitation moisture sources for an arid region in northeast Greenland: relations to the North Atlantic Oscillation, sea ice cover, and temporal trends from 1979 to 2017.
    In: Weather and Climate Dynamics 2/1, pp. 1 - 17. (DOI) (Web link)

Journal Article (Review)
  • Azam, M. F.; Kargel, J. S.; Shea, J. M.; Nepal, S.; Haritashya, U. K.; Srivastava, S.; Maussion, F.; Qazi, N.; Chevallier, P.; Dimri, A. P.; Kulkarni, A. V.; Cogley, J. G; Bahuguna, I. M. (2021): Glaciohydrology of the Himalaya-Karakoram.
    In: Science 373/6557, No. eabf3668. (DOI) (Web link)