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Heiko Goelzer

Heiko Goelzer

Research Professor

+47 56 10 75 19
Jahnebakken 5, 5007 Bergen, Norway

Research focus

My scientific interest is focused on modelling ice sheets and their interaction with other components of the Earth system. With this work I help improving our understanding of the evolution of ice sheets and their contribution to sea-level change in past, present and future.

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Heiko Goelzer


Climate & Environment

Research Groups

Earth Systems

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Improving interpretation of sea-level projections through a machine-learning-based local explanation approach – The Cryosphere 2022
A high-end estimate of sea-level rise for practitioners – Earth's Future 2022
Process-based estimate of global-mean sea-level changes in the Common Era – Earth System Dynamics 2022
Benchmarking the vertically integrated ice-sheet model IMAU-ICE (version 2.0) – Geoscientific Model Development 2022
Future sea level change under coupled model intercomparison project phase 5 and phase 6 scenarios from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets – Geophysical Research Letters 2021
The Utrecht Finite Volume Ice-Sheet Model: UFEMISM (version 1.0) – Geoscientific Model Development 2021
Snowball Earth Bifurcations in a Fully-Implicit Earth System Model – International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering 2021
About water – part 3 – Jan Mot art gallery newspaper 2021
About water – part 2 – Jan Mot art gallery newspaper 2021
Correlations Between Sea‐Level Components Are Driven by Regional Climate Change – Earth's Future 2021
About water – part 1 – Jan Mot art gallery newspaper 2021
Antarctic ice sheet response to sudden and sustained ice-shelf collapse (ABUMIP) – Journal of Glaciology 2020
Projecting Antarctica's contribution to future sea level rise from basal ice-shelf melt using linear response functions of 16 ice sheet models (LARMIP-2) – Earth System Dynamics 2020
Twenty-first century ocean forcing of the Greenland ice sheet for modelling of sea level contribution – The Cryosphere 2020
Mass balance of the ice sheets and glaciers - progress since AR5 and challenges – Earth-Science Reviews 2020
Remapping of Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance anomalies for large ensemble sea-level change projections, – The Cryosphere 2020
Brief communication: On calculating the sea-level contribution in marine ice-sheet models – The Cryosphere 2020
Description and validation of the ice-sheet model Yelmo (version 1.0) – Geoscientific Model Development 2020
Updating sea level rise projections due to ice sheet mass loss – Bjerknessenteret News 2020
Higher resolution improves projections of outlet glaciers on Greenland – Bjerknessenteret News 2020
Effects of global warming visible for tens of thousands of years – Bjerknessenteret News 2020
Modeling the Greenland ice sheet – Bjerknessenteret News 2020
Semi-equilibrated global sea-level change projections for the next 10 000 years – Earth System Dynamics 2020
GrSMBMIP: intercomparison of the modelled 1980-2012 surface mass balance over the Greenland Ice Sheet – The Cryosphere 2020
Experimental protocol for sea level projections from ISMIP6 stand-alone ice sheet models – The Cryosphere 2020
The future sea-level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet: a multi-model ensemble study of ISMIP6 – The Cryosphere 2020
ISMIP6 Antarctica: a multi-model ensemble of the Antarctic ice sheet evolution over the 21st century – The Cryosphere 2020
Sensitivity of Greenland ice sheet projections to spatial resolution in higher-order simulations: the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) contribution to ISMIP6 Greenland using the Ice-sheet and Sea-level System Model (ISSM) – The Cryosphere 2020
CMIP5 model selection for ISMIP6 ice sheet model forcing: Greenland and Antarctica – The Cryosphere 2020
Estimating Greenland tidewater glacier retreat driven by submarine melting – The Cryosphere 2019
initMIP-Antarctica: an ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6 – The Cryosphere 2019
The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets under 1.5 °C global warming – Nature Climate Change 2018
Rising oceans guaranteed: Arctic land ice loss and sea level rise – Current Climate Change Reports 2018
Design and results of the ice sheet model initialisation experiments initMIP-Greenland: an ISMIP6 intercomparison – The Cryosphere 2018
Recent Progress in Greenland Ice Sheet Modelling – Current Climate Change Reports 2017
The PMIP4 contribution to CMIP6 - Part 2: Two interglacials, scientific objective and experimental design for Holocene and Last Interglacial simulations – Geoscientific Model Development 2017
Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project (ISMIP6) contribution to CMIP6 – Geoscientific Model Development 2016
Last Interglacial climate and sea-level evolution from a coupled ice sheet–climate model – Climate of the Past 2016
Impact of ice sheet meltwater fluxes on the climate evolution at the onset of the Last Interglacial – Climate of the Past 2016
Ice-dynamic projections of the Greenland ice sheet in response to atmospheric and oceanic warming – The Cryosphere 2015
Simulating the Antarctic ice sheet in the late-Pliocene warm period: PLISMIP-ANT, an ice-sheet model intercomparison project – The Cryosphere 2015
The importance of insolation changes for paleo ice sheet modeling – The Cryosphere 2014
Factors controlling the last interglacial climate as simulated by LOVECLIM1.3 – Climate of the Past 2014
Probabilistic parameterisation of the surface mass balance–elevation feedback in regional climate model simulations of the Greenland ice sheet – The Cryosphere 2014
Effect of uncertainty in surface mass balance–elevation feedback on projections of the future sea level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet – The Cryosphere 2014
Enhanced basal lubrication and the contribution of the Greenland ice sheet to future sea level rise – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2013
Effect of higher-order stress gradients on the centennial mass evolution of the Greenland ice sheet – The Cryosphere 2013
Sensitivity of Greenland ice sheet projections to model formulations – Journal of Glaciology 2013
A dynamic continental runoff routing model applied to the last Northern Hemisphere deglaciation – Geoscientific Model Development 2012
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