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This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme

This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme

This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Alpine Space programme

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Andrea Fischer

Andrea Fischer (* 3. September 1973) in St. Johann, Tyrol, is an Austrian glaciologist. She works as a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Mounntain Research (IGF) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences at Innsbruck and is respnsible for the glacier monitoring of the Austrian Alpine Club (Oesterreichischer Alpenverein).

Career

1991-1999 she studied Physics and Environmental Science at the University of Graz and got her PhD at the Institute for Metereology and Geophysics of the University of Innsbruck in 2003 with her work on 'Icedynamics of Vatnajökull investigated by means of ERS-SAR interferometry'. In 2011 she got her habilitation degree and has been appointed at IGF since 2010.

Andrea Fischer is one of the leading glaciologists of Austria and has been elected as the Austrian of the Year 2013 in the field of research. Her research is orientated to long term data bases, and her data is peer reviewed by the Alfred-Wegener-Institute and published in the Pangäa data base.

Literature

(2013) Gletscherbericht 2011/2012. Sammelbericht über die Gletschermessungen des Oesterreichischen Alpenvereines im Jahre 2012 . (2013) Zemp et al., Reanalysing glacier mass balance measurement series, The Cryosphere 7, 1227-1245, 2013 (2011) Comparison of direct and geodetic mass balances on a multi-annual time scale. The Cryosphere, 5, 107-124. (2010) Glaciers and climate change: Interpretation of 50 years of direct mass balance of Hintereisferner, Global and Planetary Change 71, 1-2: 13-26.

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