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Dr. Erlend Moster Knudsen

Address Pohligstr. 3, 50969 Köln
Room 3.121
Phone +49 (0)221 470-6236
Fax +49 (0)221 470-5161
Mail eknudsen(at)uni-koeln.de

Research Topics

  • Evaluating the synoptic and mesoscale feedback mechanisms associated with Arctic amplification for atmospheric circulation, temperature, sea ice, snow cover, precipitation and water vapor
  • Assessing synoptic scale processes around Svalbard and their impact on regional weather variability
  • Engaging worldwide with non-academic members of society through climate science communication



  • (AC)3: Arctic Amplification: Climate Relevant Atmospheric and Surface Processes, and Feedback Mechanisms




PhD Thesis

Knudsen, E. M. (2015): Linking northern high-latitude cryospheric changes to large-scale atmospheric circulation. University of Bergen, Norway.



MSc Thesis

Knudsen, E. M. (2011): Modeling of the potential effect of Himalayan glacier melting on water availability. University of Bergen, Norway.