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Selected articles about my workMy work in the Norwegian Research Information database


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Altena B., Kääb A. (2017):

Elevation change and improved velocity retrieval using orthorectified optical satellite data from different orbits.
Remote Sensing, 9(3), 300, ddoi:10.3390/rs9030300. [open access from publisher] 

Strozzi T., Kääb A., Schellenberger T. (2017):

Frontal destabilization of Stonebreen, Edgeøya, Svalbard.
The Cryosphere, 11, 553-566, doi:10.5194/tc-11-553-2017. [open access from publisher] 

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Arenson L., Kääb A., O'Sullivan A. (2016):

Detection and analysis of ground deformation in permafrost environments.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1932View. [open access from publisher] 

Antonova S. Duguay C.R., Kääb A., Heim B., Langer M., Westermann S., Boike J. (2016):

Monitoring bedfast ice and ice phenology in lakes of the Lena River delta using TerraSAR-X backscatter and coherence time series.
Remote Sensing, 8(11), 903. [open access from publisher] 

Schellenberger T., Van Wychen W., Copland L., Kääb A., Gray L. (2016):

An Inter-Comparison of Techniques for Determining Velocities of Maritime Arctic Glaciers, Svalbard, Using Radarsat-2 Wide Fine Mode Data.
Remote Sensing, 8(9), 785. [open access from publisher] 

Treichler D., Kääb A. (2016):

ICESat laser altimetry over small mountain glaciers.
The Cryosphere, 10, 2129-2146. [open access from publisher] 

Kargel, J.S. et al. (2016):

Geomorphic and geologic controls of geohazards induced by Nepal’s 2015 Gorkha earthquake.
Science, 351(6269), 140. [access from publisher] 

Antonova S., Kääb A., Heim B., Langer M., Boike J. (2016):

Spatio-temporal variability of X-band radar backscatter and coherence over the Lena River Delta, Siberia.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 182, 169-191. [access from publisher] or Contact me for obtaining a PDF

Winsvold H.S., Kääb A., Nuth C. (2016):

Regional glacier mapping using optical satellite data time series.
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing , vol 9(8), 3698-3711
. [open access from publisher] 

Petrakov, D., Shpuntova, A., Aleinikov, A., Kääb, A., Kutuzov, S., Lavrentiev, I., Stoffel, M., Tutubalina, O., Usubaliev, R. (2016):

Accelerated glacier shrinkage in the Ak-Shyirak massif, Inner Tien Shan, during 2003-2013.
Science of the Total Environment , vol 562, 364-378
. [access from publisher] or Contact me for obtaining a PDF

Kääb, A., Winsvold S.H., Altena B, Nuth C., Nagler T., Wuite J. (2016):

Glacier remote sensing using Sentinel-2. Part I: Radiometric and geometric performance, and application to ice velocity.
Remote Sensing, 8(7), 598. [open access from publisher] 

Paul, F., Winsvold S.H., Kääb A., Nagler T., Schwaizer G. (2016):

Glacier remote sensing using Sentinel-2. Part I: Mapping glacier extents and surface facies, and comparison to Landsat 8.
Remote Sensing, 8(7), 575. [open access from publisher] 


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Schellenberger T., Dunse T., Kääb A., Kohler J., Reijmer C. (2015):

Surface speed and frontal ablation of Kronebreen and Kongsbreen, NW Svalbard, from SAR offset tracking.
The Cryosphere, 9(6), 2339-2355. [open access from publisher] 

Wang D. and Kääb, A. (2015):

Modeling glacier elevation change from DEM time series.
Remote Sensing, 7(8), 10117- 10142. [open access from publisher] 

Kääb, A., Treichler D., Nuth C. and Berthier E. (2015):

Brief Communication: Contending estimates of 2003–2008 glacier mass balance over the Pamir–Karakoram–Himalaya.
The Cryosphere, 9, 557- 564 [open access from publisher] 

Kronenberg, M., Barandun, M., Hoelzle, M., Huss, M., Farinotti, D., Azisov, E., Usubaliev, R., Gafurov, A., Petrakov, D., Kääb, A. (2016):

Mass-balance reconstruction for Glacier No. 354, Tien Shan, from 2003 to 2014.
Annals of Glaciology. 57(71), 92-102. [PDF 3 MB] 

Sorg A., Kääb, A., Roesch A., Bigler, C. and Stoffel M. (2015):

Contrasting responses of Central Asian rock glaciers to global warming.
Nature - Scientific Reports, 5, 8228 [open access from publisher] 

Westermann, S. , Duguay, C. R. , Grosse, G. and Kääb, A. (2015):

Remote Sensing of Permafrost and Frozen Ground.
In: M. Tedesco (ed.), Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere, ISBN: 978-1-118-36886-2 . Chapter 13, pages 307-344. Contact me for obtaining a PDF 

Dunse T., Schellenberger T., Hagen J.O., Kääb A., Schuler T.V. and Reijmer C.H. (2015):

Glacier-surge mechanisms promoted by a hydro-thermodynamic feedback to summer melt.
The Cryosphere, 9, 197-215 [open access from publisher] 

Paul F. et al. (2015):

The glaciers climate change initiative: Methods for creating glacier area, elevation change and velocity products.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 162, 408-426.

Kääb, A., Frauenfelder R. and Sossna I. (2015):

Glacier changes and permafrost distribution.
In: Sharma N, Flügel W-A. (ed.), Applied Geoinformatics for Sustainable Integrated Land and Water Resources Management (ILWRM) in the Brahmaputra River basin, ISBN: 978-81-322-1966-8 . Chapter 6, pages 25-30. Contact me for obtaining a PDF 

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Kääb A. and Leprince S.(2014):

Motion detection using near-simultaneous satellite acquisitions.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 154, 164-179. [PDF from publisher] [free PDF final version] or contact me
[Supplementary GoogleEarth file and Animations; opens in GoogleEarth; on the map click the placemarkers to see figures and animations]

Kääb, A; Bolch, T; Casey, K A; Heid, T; Kargel, J S.; Leonard, G.J.; Paul, F; Raup, B (2014):

Glacier mapping and monitoring based on spectral data.
In: Kargel, Leonard, Bishop, Kääb, Raup (eds.). Global Land Ice Measurements from Space. Springer 2014 ISBN 978-3-540-79817-0. s. 75-112. [manuscript PDF]
or contact me for obtaining a PDF

Kääb A., Girod L. and Berthling I. (2014):

Surface kinematics of periglacial sorted circles using structure-from-motion technology.
The Cryosphere, 8, 1041-1056. [open access PDF from publisher] [Supplementary Animations]

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Kääb A., Lamare M. and Abrams M. (2013):

River ice flux and water velocities along a 600 km-long reach of Lena River, Siberia, from satellite stereo
Hydrology and Earth System Science, 17, 4671-4683. [open access PDF from publisher] [Supplementary Animations]

Beltaos S. and Kääb A. (2013):

Estimating river discharge during ice breakup from near-simultaneous satellite imagery
Cold Regions Science and Technology, 98, 35-46. [PDF from publisher] [PDF final version] or contact me[Supplementary Animations]

Nuth C., Kohler J., König M., von Deschwanden A., Hagen J.O., Kääb A., Moholdt G. and Pettersson R. (2013):

Decadal changes from a multi-temporal glacier inventory of Svalbard
The Cryosphere, 7, 1603-1621. [open access PDF from publisher]

Gardelle J., Berthier E., Arnaud Y. and Kääb A. (2013):

Region-wide glacier mass balances over the Pamir-Karakoram-Himalaya during 1999–2011
The Cryosphere, 7, 1263-1286.[open access PDF from publisher]

Kääb, A. (2013):

Rock Glaciers and Protalus Forms.
In: Elias S.A. (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, vol. 3, pp. 535-541. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Contact me for obtaining a PDF 

Schubert, A., Faes, A., Kääb, A. & Meier, E. (2013):

Glacier surface velocity estimation using repeat TerraSAR-X images: Wavelet- vs. correlation-based image matching
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 82, 49–62. [PDF from publisher] or contact me  

Redpath, T. A. N.; Sirguey, P.; Fitzsimons, S. J. & Kääb, A. (2013):

Accuracy assessment for mapping glacier flow velocity and detecting flow dynamics from ASTER satellite imagery: Tasman Glacier, New Zealand
Remote Sensing of Environment, 133, 90-101. [PDF from publisher]  or contact me  

Lilleøren, K., Etzelmüller B., Gärtner-Roer I., Kääb A., Westermann S.& Gudmundsson A. (2013):

The Distribution, Thermal Characteristics and Dynamics of Permafrost in Trollaskagi, Northern Iceland, as Inferred from the Distribution of Rock Glaciers and Ice-Cored Moraines.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 24/4), 322-335. [PDF from publisher] or contact me  

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Kääb A. , E. Berthier, C. Nuth, J. Gardelle and Y. Arnaud.(2012):

Contrasting patterns of early twenty-first-century glacier mass change in the Himalayas
Nature. 488(7412), 495-498. [free PDF 4MB]  [PDF from publisher]  [about-1]  [about-2]    

Fischer L., Huggel C., Kääb A.and W. Haeberli. (2012):

Slope failures and erosion rates on a glacierized high-mountain face under climatic changes
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3355. [PDF 1 MB] 

Casey K.  and Kääb A.(2012):

Estimation of Supraglacial Dust and Debris Geochemical Composition via Satellite Reflectance and Emissivity
Remote Sensing. 4(9), 2554-2575. [PDF lowres 1 MB]  [PDF highres 37 MB]

Strozzi T. , A. Wiesmann, A. Kääb, S. Joshi, and P. Mool.(2012):

Glacial lake mapping with very high resolution satellite SAR data
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 12, 2487-2498.[open access PDF from publisher]

Bolch T., A. Kulkarni, A. Kääb, C. Huggel, F. Paul, J. G. Cogley, H. Frey, J. S. Kargel, K. Fujita, M. Scheel, S. Bajracharya, M. Stoffel (2012):

The State and Fate of Himalayan Glaciers
Science,336 (6079), 310-314. [link]

Casey, K., Kääb A. and Benn D.(2012):

Geochemical characterization of supraglacial debris via in situ and optical remote sensing methods: a case study in Khumbu Himalaya, Nepal
The Cryosphere, 6(1), 85-100.[open access PDF from publisher]

Moholdt G. and Kääb A. (2012):

A new DEM of the Austfonna ice cap by combining differential SAR interferometry with ICESat laser altimetry
Polar Research, 31, 18460 (11 pages).[PDF 6 MB]

Heid T. and Kääb A. (2012):

Repeat optical satellite images reveal widespread and long term decrease in land-terminating glacier speeds
The Cryosphere, 6, 467-478.[open access PDF from publisher]

Heid T. and Kääb A. (2012):

Evaluation of existing image matching methods for deriving glacier surface displacements globally from optical satellite imagery
Remote Sensing of Environment, 118, 339-355.[PDF 7.4 MB from publisher] or contact me for obtaining a PDF.

Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2012):

Locally adaptive template sizes for matching repeat images of Earth surface mass movements
ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 69, 10-28. [PDF 3.7 MB from publisher] or contact me for obtaining a PDF.

Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2012):

Measurement of surface displacement and deformation of mass movements using least squares matching of repeat high resolution satellite and aerial images
Remote Sensing, 4(1), 43-67. [PDF 2.4 MB]
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Kääb A. and Prowse T.  (2011):

Cold-regions river flow observed from space
Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L08403.[PDF 4.1 MB]

Nuth C. and Kääb A. (2011):

Co-registration and bias corrections of satellite elevation data sets for quantifying glacier thickness change
The Cryosphere, 5, 271-290.[open access PDF from publisher]

Gjermundsen E.F., Mathieu R., Kääb A., Chinn T., Fitzharris B. and Hagen, J.O. (2011):

Assessment of multispectral glacier mapping methods and derivation of glacier area changes, 1978-2002, in the central Southern Alps, New Zealand, from ASTER satellite data, field survey and existing inventory data
Journal of Glaciology, 57 (204), 667-683.[PDF 1.9 MB]

Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2011):

Locally adaptive template sizes for matching repeat images of mass movements
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 4281-4284 .[PDF 1.6 MB]

Fischer L., Eisenbeiss H., Kääb A., Huggel C. and Haeberli W. (2011):

Monitoring topographic changes in a periglacial high-mountain face using high-resolution DTMs, Monte Rosa east face, Italian Alps
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 22(2), 140-152 .[PDF 1 MB]

Lang, S., Kääb, A., Pechstädt, J., Flügel, W.-A., Zeil, P., Lanz, E., Kahuda, D., Frauenfelder, R., Casey, K., Füreder, P., Sossna, I., Wagner, I., Janauer, G., Exler, N., Boukalova, Z., Tapa, R., Lui, J. and Sharma, N. (2011):

Assessing components of the natural environment of the Upper Danube and Upper Brahmaputra river basins.
Advances in Science and Research. 7, 21-36.[PDF 2.9 MB]


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Debella-Gilo M. and Kääb A. (2010):

Sub-pixel precision image matching for measuring surface displacements on mass movements using normalized cross-correlation
Remote Sensing of the Environment, 15(1):130-142.[PDF 1.9 MB]

Haug T. , Kääb A. and Skvarca P. (2010):

Monitoring ice shelf velocities from repeat MODIS and Landsat data – a method study on the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctic Peninsula, and 10 other ice shelves around Antarctica
The Cryosphere, 4:161-178.[open access PDF from publisher]

Narama C., Duishonakunov M. , Kääb A., Daiyrov M., Abdrakhmatov K. (2010):

The 24 July 2008 outburst flood at the western Zyndan glacier lake and recent regional changes in glacier lakes of the Teskey Ala-Too range, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 10:647-659.[open access PDF from publisher]

Strozzi T., Delaloye R., Kääb A., Ambrosi C., Perruchoud E. and Wegmüller U. (2010):

Combined observations of rock mass movements using satellite SAR interferometry, differential GPS, airborne digital photogrammetry, and airborne photography interpretation
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115: F01014, doi:10.1029/2009JF001311.[PDF 1.2 MB]

Narama C., Kääb A., Duishonakunov M. , Abdrakhmatov K. (2010):

Spatial variability of recent glacier area changes in the Tien Shan Mountains, Central Asia, using Corona (~1970), Landsat (~2000), and ALOS (~2007) satellite data
Global and Planetary Change, 71:42-54.[PDF 1.6 MB]

Nuth C., Moholdt G., Kohler J., Hagen J.O. and  Kääb A. (2010):

Svalbard glacier elevation changes and contribution to sea level rise
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, F01008, doi:10.1029/2008JF001223.[PDF 0.8 MB]

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Frauenfelder R. and Kääb, A. (2009):

Glacier mapping from multi-temporal optical remote sensing data within the Brahmaputra river basin.
Proceedings, 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 4-8- May 2009, Stresa, Italy. Tucson, Arizona: International Center of Remote Sensing of Environment.  Paper 299, 4 pages.[PDF 3.3 MB]

Sund M., Eiken, T., Hagen, J.O., and Kääb, A. (2009):

Svalbard surge dynamics derived from geometric changes.
Annals of Glaciology, 50(52): 50-60.[PDF 0.8 MB]

Paul F., Kääb A., Rott H., Shepherd A., Strozzi T. and Volden E. (2009):

GlobGlacier: A new ESA project to map the world's glaciers and ice caps from space.
EARSeL eProceedings, 8(1): 11-26.[PDF 3.8 MB]


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Zemp M., I. Roer, A. Kääb, M. Hoelzle, F. Paul, W. Haeberli (2008):

Global glacier changes: facts and figures.
UNEP Publishing / WGMS. 45p. ISBN: 978-92-807-2898-9. [PDF 27 MB]

Kääb A. (2008):

Glacier volume changes using ASTER satellite stereo and ICESat GLAS laser altimetry. A test study on Edgeøya, Eastern Svalbard
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 46(10), 2823-2830.[PDF from publisher: 0.7 MB], [Local PDF: 0.7 MB; (c) IEEE, obtained from IEEE Xplore].

Andreassen L.M., F. Paul, A. Kääb, and J. E. Hausberg (2008):

Landsat-derived glacier inventory for Jotunheimen, Norway, and deduced glacier changes since the 1930s
The Cryosphere. 2, 131-145. [open access PDF from publisher]

Schneider, D., H.D. Granados, C. Huggel and A. Kääb (2008):

Assessing lahars from ice-capped volcanoes using ASTER satellite data, the SRTM DTM and two different flow models: case study on Iztaccihuatl (Central Mexico).
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 8(3), 559-571. [open access PDF from publisher]

Kääb, A. (2008):

Remote sensing of permafrost-related problems and hazards.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 19(2), 107-136.[PDF 1 MB]

Ikeda, A., N. Matsuoka, and A. Kääb (2008):

Fast deformation of perennially frozen debris in a warm rock glacier in the Swiss Alps: An effect of liquid water.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 113, F01021. [PDF 1 MB]

Julio-Miranda P., H. Delgado-Granados, C. Huggel and A. Kääb (2008):

Impact of the eruptive activity on glacier evolution at Popocatépetl Volcano (México) during 1994–2004.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 170(1-2), 86-98.
[PDF 3 MB]

Huggel C., D. Schneider, P. Julio Miranda, H. Delgado Granados and A. Kääb (2008):

Evaluation of ASTER and SRTM DEM data for lahar modeling: A case study on lahars from Popocatépetl Volcano, Mexico.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 170(1-2), 99-110.
[PDF 3 MB]


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Kääb, A. (2007):

Glacier volume changes using ASTER optical stereo. A test study in Eastern Svalbard.
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2007. IGARSS 2007. IEEE International,
3994-3996. [PDF 1 MB]

Kääb, A., R. Frauenfelder and I. Roer (2007):

On the response of rockglacier creep to surface temperature increases.
Global and Planetary Change. 56(1-2), 172-187. [PDF 1.3 MB]

Kääb, A., M. Chiarle, B. Raup and C. Schneider (2007):

Climate change impacts on mountain glaciers and permafrost
Global and Planetary Change. 56(1-2), vii-ix.[PDF 0.1 MB]

Kääb, A. (2007):

Remote sensing of permafrost hazards in mountains.
Frost i Jord. Statensvegvesen. 109, 51-57.[PDF 1.1 MB]

Frauenfelder, R., Schneider, B. and Kääb, A. (2007):

Using dynamic modelling to simulate the distribution of rockglaciers.
Geomorphology. 93(1-2), 130-143
.[PDF 1.4 MB]

Kneisel, C. and Kääb, A. (2007):

Mountain permafrost dynamics within a recently exposed glacier forefield inferred by a combined geomorphological, geophysical and photogrammetrical approach.
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 32(12), 1797-1810
.[PDF 2.1 MB]

Paul, F., A. Kääb and W. Haeberli (2007):

Recent glacier changes in the Alpsobserved by satellite: Consequences for future monitoring strategies.
Global and Planetary Change. 56 (1-2), 111-122.
[PDF 2.6 MB]


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Raup, B., A. Kääb, J. Kargel, et al.(2006):

Remote sensing and GIS technology in the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) Project.
Computers and Geosciences. [PDF 3.5 MB]. Please contact me for obtaining a PDF.

Paul, F. and A. Kääb(2006):

Perspectives on the production of a glacier inventory from multispectral satellite data in Arctic Canada: Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island .
Annals of Glaciology. 42(1), 59-66.

Kääb, A., B. Lefauconnier and K. Melvold(2006):

Flow field of Kronebreen, Svalbard, using repeated Landsat 7 and ASTER data.
Annals of Glaciology. 42(1), 7-13. [PDF 1.1 MB]

Fischer, L., A. Kääb, C. Huggel, and J. Noetzli (2006):

Geology, glacier retreat and permafrost degradation as controlling factors of slope instabilities in a high-mountain rock wall: the Monte Rosa east face.
Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 6, 761-772. [open access PDF from publisher]

Kääb, A., C. Huggel and L. Fischer (2006):

Remote sensing technologies for monitoring climate change impacts on glacier- and permafrost-related hazards.
2006 ECI Conference on Geohazards. Paper 2, 12 pages. [PDF 3.2 MB]

Kääb, A. and Kneisel C. (2006):

Permafrost creep within a recently deglaciated glacier forefield: Muragl, Swiss Alps
Permafrost and Periglacial Process. 17 (1), 79-85. [PDF 0.4 MB]

Huggel, C., Kääb, A. and Salzmann, N. (2006):

Evaluation of QuickBird and IKONOS imagery for assessment of high-mountain hazards.
EARSeL eProceedings, 5(1): 51-62. [PDF 3.8 MB]

Wangensteen, B., Tønsberg, O.M., Kääb, A., Eiken, T. and Hagen, J.O. (2006):

Surface elevation change and high resolution surface velocities for advancing outlets of Jostedalsbreen
Geografiska Annaler. 88A (1), 55-74. [PDF 2.8 MB]

Wangensteen, B., Gudmundsson, A., Eiken, T., Kääb, A., Farbrot, H. and Etzelmüller, B. (2006):

Surface displacements and surface age estimates for creeping slope landforms in Northern and Eastern Iceland usingdigital photogrammetry
Geomorphology. 80(1-2), 59-79. [PDF 2.5 MB]


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Kääb, A. (2005):

Remote sensing of mountain glaciers and permafrost creep .
Schriftenreihe Physische Geographie. 48, 266 pages. ISBN 3 85543 244 9
[PDF low resolution, 16 MB].
A paperback of the book can be ordered for ... (Sorry, out of print!).

Kääb, A. , Huggel, C., Fischer, L., Guex, S., Paul, F., Roer, I., Salzmann, N., Schlaefli, S., Schmutz, K., Schneider, D., Strozzi, T., and Weidmann, Y. (2005):

Kääb, A. (2005):

Combination of SRTM3 and repeat ASTER data for deriving alpine glacier flow velocities in the Bhutan Himalaya.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 94 (4), 463–474. [PDF 1 MB]

Kääb, A. and T. Reichmuth (2005):

Advance mechanisms of rock glaciers
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 16 (2), 187-193. [PDF 0.5 MB]

Kääb, A., Reynolds, J.M. and Haeberli, W. (2005):

Glacier and permafrost hazards in high mountains
In: Huber, U.M., Bugmann, H.K.M., Reasoner, M.A. (eds.), Global Change and Mountain Regions (A State of Knowledge Overview). Springer, Dordrecht. 225-234. [PDF 1.3 MB]

Kääb A., Huggel C., Guex S., Paul F., Salzmann N., Schmutz K., Schneider D. and Weidmann Y. (2005):

Glacier hazard assessment in mountains using satellite optical data
EARSeL eProceedings. 4(1), 79-93 . [PDF 2.9 MB]

Kääb, A. (2005):

Remote sensing of mountain environments
UNESCO publications: Proceedings Second and Third GLOCHAMORE Workshop, 92-99. [PDF 1.5 MB]

Kargel, J., M. Abrams, M. Bishop, et al. (2005):

Multispectral imaging contributions to global land ice measurements from space .
Remote Sensing of Environment. 99 (1-2), 187–219. [PDF 16 MB]

Paul F., H. Machguth and A. Kääb. (2005):

On the impact of glacier albedo under conditions of extreme glacier melt: the summer of 2003 in the Alps
EARSeL eProceedings. 4(2), 139-149 . [PDF 2.6 MB]

Julio Miranda, P., Alberto E. Gonzlez-Huesca A.E., Delgado Granados H. and A. Kääb (2005):

Glacier melting and lahar formation during January 22, 2001 eruption, Popocatépetl volcano (Mexico)
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, N.F. Suppl. Vol. 140, 93-102. [PDF 1.1 MB]

Rivera A., G. Casassa, J. Bamber and A. Kääb (2005):

Ice-elevation changes of Glaciar Chico, southern Patagonia, using ASTER DEMs, aerial photographs and GPS data
Journal of Glaciology, 51(172), 105-112.

Huggel C., S. Zgraggen-Oswald, W. Haeberli1, A. Kääb, A. Polkvoj, I. Galushkin, and S. G. Evans (2005):

The 2002 rock/ice avalanche at Kolka/Karmadon, Russian Caucasus: assessment of extraordinary avalanche formation and mobility, and application of QuickBird satellite imagery
Natural Hazards and Earth System Science. 5, 173–187. [open access PDF from publisher]

Roer I., Kääb A. and Dikau R. (2005):

Rockglacier acceleration in the Turtmann valley (Swiss Alps): Probable controls
Norwegian Journal of Geography. 59, 157–163. [PDF 0.5 MB]

Roer I., Kääb A. and Dikau R. (2005):

Rockglacier kinematics derived from small-scale aerial photography and digital airborne pushbroom imagery
Zeitschrift für Geomorphology N.F. 49(1), 73-87.

Zemp M., Kääb A., Hoelzle M. and Haeberli, W. (2005):

GIS-based modelling of glacial sediment balance
Zeitschrift für Geomorphology N.F. Suppl.-Vol 138, 113-129. [PDF 0.6 MB]

Farbrot H., Isaksen K., Eiken T., Kääb A. and Sollid J.L. (2005):


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Paul F., C. Huggel and A. Kääb (2004):

Combining satellite multispectral image data and a digital elevation model for mapping debris-covered glaciers
Remote Sensing of Environment. 89(4). 510-518. [PDF 1.9 MB]

Kääb A. and W. Haeberli (2004):

Kääb A., C. Huggel, S. Barbero, M. Chiarle, M. Cordola, F. Epifani, W. Haeberli, G. Mortara, P. Semino, A. Tamburini and G. Viazzo (2004):

Glacier hazards at Belvedere Glacier and the Monte Rosa east face, Italian Alps: Processes and Mitigation.
Proceedings Interpraevent 2004. Volume 1. 67-78. [PDF 0.7MB]

Huggel C., A. Kääb and N. Salzmann. (2004):

Salzmann N., A. Kääb, C. Huggel, B. Allgöwer and W. Haeberli. (2004):

Strozzi. T, A. Kääb, R. Frauenfelder. (2004):

Kääb A. and Weber M. (2004):

Huggel C., W.Haeberli, A. Kääb, D. Bieri and S. Richardson. (2004):

Paul F., A. Kääb, M. Maisch, T. Kellenberger, and W. Haeberli. (2004):

Burga C.A., R. Frauenfelder, J. Ruffet, M. Hoelzle and A. Kääb. (2004):

Kääb A. (2004):

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Kääb A., Wessels R., Haeberli W., Huggel C., Kargel J.S., Khalsa S.J.S (2003):

Kääb A., C. Huggel, F. Paul, R. Wessels, B. Raup, H. Kieffer and J. Kargel (2003):

Kääb A., Y. Isakowski, F. Paul, A. Neumann und R. Winter (2003):

Glaziale und periglaziale Prozesse: Von der statischen zur dynamischen Visualisierung.
Kartographische Nachrichten. 5/2003. 206-212. [PDF 5.8 MB]

Kääb A., F. Paul und C. Huggel (2003):

Paul F., A. Kääb, M. Maisch, T. Kellenberger und W. Haeberli (2003):

Das neue Schweizer Gletscherinventar 2000: Anwendungen in der Gebirgskartographie.
Kartographische Nachrichten. 5/2003. 212-217.

Kääb A., V. Kaufmann, R. Ladstädter and T. Eiken (2003):

Rock glacier dynamics: implications from high-resolution measurements of surface velocity fields.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, 21-25 July 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. 1. 501-506. [PDF 3.8 MB]

Lerjen M., A. Kääb, M. Hoelze and W. Haeberli (2003):

Local distribution pattern of discontinuous mountain permafrost. A process study at Flüela Pass, Swiss Alps.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, 21-25 July 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. 2. 667-672. [PDF 2.8 MB]

Ikeda A., N. Matsuoka and A. Kääb (2003):

A rapidly moving small rock glacier at the lower limit of the mountain permafrost belt in the Swiss Alps.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Permafrost, 21-25 July 2003, Zurich, Switzerland. 1. 455-460. [PDF 1.3 MB]

Huggel, C., A. Kääb, W. Haeberli and B. Krummenacher (2003):

Regional-scale GIS-models for assessment of hazards from glacier lake outbursts: evaluation and application in the Swiss Alps
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 3(6). 647-662. [open access PDF from publisher]


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Huggel C., A. Kääb, W. Haeberli, P. Teysseire and F. Paul (2002):

Kääb A, K. Isaksen, T. Eiken and H. Farbrot. (2002):

Haeberli W., A. Kääb, F. Paul, M. Chiarle, G. Mortara, A. Mazza, P. Deline and S. Richardson. (2002):

Paul F., A. Kääb, M. Maisch, T. Kellenberger and W. Haeberli (2002):

Kääb A, F. Paul, M. Maisch, M. Hoelzle and W. Haeberli (2002):

Philipps M., L. Arenson, A. Kääb und M. Hoelzle (2002):

Kääb A (2002):


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Kääb A. (2001):

Frauenfelder R. and Kääb A. (2001):

Haeberli W., Kääb A., Vonder Mühll D. and Teysseire P. (2001):

Kääb A. (2001):

Kääb A. und Vollmer M. (2001):

Kääb A. und Haeberli W. (2001):

Haeberli, W., M. Hoelze und A. Kääb (2001):


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Hurni L., Kääb A. und Häberling Ch. (2000):

Kääb A., Haeberli W., Huggel, C. und Paul, F. (2000):

Kääb A. (2000):

Kääb A., Huggel, C. und Paul, F. (2000):

Kääb A. and Vollmer M. (2000):


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Kääb A. (1999):

Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Wagner, S., Geissler, P., Haas, J.N., Glatzel-Mattheier, H., Wagenbach, D. and Vonder Mühll, D. (1999):

Haeberli, W., Kääb, A., Hoelzle, M., Bösch, H., Funk, M., Vonder Mühll, D. und Keller, F. (1999):

Kääb, A. and Funk, M. (1999):


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Kääb A. (1998):

Kääb A. (1998) :

Kääb, A. (1998):

Kääb, A. (1998):

Kääb A., Gudmundsson G.H. and Hoelzle M. (1998):

Haeberli, W., Hoelzle, M., Kääb, A., Keller, F., Vonder Mühll, D. and Wagner, S. (1998):

Hoelzle, M., Wagner, S., Kääb, A. and Vonder Mühll, D. (1998):


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Kääb A. (1997) :

Kääb A., Haeberli W. and Gudmundsson G.H. (1997) :

Dramis, F., Haeberli, W., Vonder Mühll, D., Kääb, A., Philipps, M., Wegmann, M., Krum-menacher, B., Mittaz, C., Matsuoka, N., Guglielmin, M., Cannone, N. and Smiraglia, C. (1997):

Vonder Mühll, D., Haeberli, W., Kääb, A. and Klingelé, E. (1997):


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Kääb A. (1996) :

Kääb A. (1996) :

Kääb A. und Haeberli W. (1996) :

Kääb A., Haeberli W. und Teysseire P. (1996) :

Kääb, A. und Glass, E. (1990):

Wyss, T., Klingelé, E. und Kääb, A. (1995):



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