Kathrin Naegeli

 



Personal Info

Academic Qualification

  • from 10/2017            PostDoc Aberystwyth Unversity, Wales, UK
                                    financed through an SNF Early.PostDoc Scholarship
  • 08/2013-05/2017 Guest PhD student in Remote Sensing of Glaciology, Remote Sensing Laboratories,
    Department of Geography, University of Zurich,Switzerland
  • 08/2013-05/2017 PhD student in Glaciology, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg,
    Switzerland (Alpine Cryosphere & Geomorphology Group)
  • August 2014              International Summer School in Glaciology, McCarthy, Alaska
    (organised by the University of Alaska, UAF)
  • 2011-2013 MSc in Geography, major in Physical Geography and minor in Glaciology,
    at University of Zurich,Switzerland
  • 02/2011-05/2011 AG325 Glaciology and AG330 Permafrost and Periglacial Environments at
    The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway
  • 2007-2010              BSc in Geosciences, major in Physical Geography and Meteorology, at
    University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 01/2004-07/2004 Semester abroad at the Gymnasium in Sundsvall, Sweden
  • 2002-2006              Gymnasium with major in Biology, Chemistry and Geography,
    Kantonsschule Aarau, Switzerland

 

Professional Experience

  • 06/2017-09/2017      Scientific Assistant for the Glacier Monitoring in Switzerland (GLAMOS),
                                    University of Fribourg, Switzerland and Guest Scientist at the World Glacier
                                    Monitoring Service (WGMS), Zurich, Switzerland
  • 02/2012-07/2013 Project Assistant at the World Glacier Monitoring Service, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 08/2011-01/2012 Internship at the World Glacier Monitoring Service, Zurich, Switzerland, including
    a working stay at the National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC)
    in Boulder, Colorado, US
  • 06/2011-07/2011 Internship in the environmental division of the office of the
    Swiss Alpine Club (SAC), Bern, Switzerland
  • 11/2010-01/2011 Assistant at the institute of Physical Geography and Environmental Change at
    the University of Basel
  • 07/2010-10/2010 Internship at the Geological Survey of Canada in Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
  • 10/2009-12/2009 Laboratory assistant at the institute of Physical Geography and Environmental
    Change at the University of Basel
  • 09/2009-01/2011 Assistant of the marketing and student advisory service group of
    the University of Basel

Teaching

Bachelor level

  • GG.0101 Introduction to geosciences (lectures)
  • GG.0213 Introduction to atmospheric science (exercises) 

 

Research

  • Remote sensing of glaciers
  • Energy-balance-modelling
  • Glacier meteorology
  • Glacio-speleology

Projects

Current Projects

  • SEON – Swiss Earth Observatory Network (www.seon.uzh.ch): State, change and impact of glacier surface albedo in the Swiss Alps

Publications

Publications in international journals, proceedings and books with peer review process

Naegeli, K. and Huss, M. (accepted). Mass balance sensitivity of mountain glaciers to changes in bare-ice albedo. Annals of Glaciology, No. 75, The Cryosphere in a Changing Climate.

Naegeli, K., Damm, A., Huss, M., Wulf, H., Schaepman, M. and Hoelzle, M. (2017). Cross-comparison of albedo products for glacier surfaces derived from airborne and satellite (Sentinel-2 & Landsat 8) optical data. Remote Sens., 9(2), 110; Special Issue Remote Sensing of Glaciers doi:10.3390/rs9020110

Naegeli, K., Damm, A., Huss, M., Schaepman, M. and Hoelzle, M. (2015). Imaging spectroscopy to assess the composition of ice surface materials and their impact on glacier mass balance. Remote Sensing of Environment, 168, 388-402. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.07.006

Lovell, H., Fleming, E.J., Benn, D.I., Hubbard, B., Lukas, S. and Naegeli, K. (2015). Former dynamic behaviour of a cold-based valley glacier on Svalbard revealed by structural glaciology and basal ice investigations. Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 61, No. 226. doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J120

Gärtner-Roer, I., Naegeli, K., Huss, M., Knecht, T., Machguth, H. and Zemp, M. (2014). A worldwide database of glacier thickness observations. Global and Planetary Change, 122, 330-344. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.09.003

Naegeli, K., Lovell, H., Zemp, M. and Benn, D. I. (2014). Dendritic subglacial drainage systems in cold glaciers formed by cut-and-closure processes. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 96, 591–608. doi:10.1111/geoa.12059

WGMS (2013). Glacier Mass Balance Bulletin No. 12 (2010–2011). Zemp, M., Nussbaumer, S. U., Naegeli, K., Gärtner-Roer, I., Paul, F., Hoelzle, M., and Haeberli, W. (eds.), ICSU(WDS)/IUGG(IACS)/UNEP/UNESCO/WMO, World Glacier Monitoring Service, Zurich, Switzerland, 106 pp., publication based on database version: doi:10.5904/wgms-fog-2013-11.

Scholz, N., Riedel, M., Spence, G.D., Hyndman, R.D., James, T.S, Naegeli, K., Dugan, B., Pohlman, J. and Hamilton, T.S. (2011). Do dissociating gas hydrates play a role in triggering submarine slope failures? A case study from the Northern Cascadia Margin. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2011), Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, July 17-21, 2011. http://www.pet.hw.ac.uk/icgh7/papers/icgh2011Final00357.pdf

 

Other Publications

Hoelzle, M. and Naegeli, K. (2017). From bright white glaciers to dark and dusty ice. Open Access Government, May 2017. (pdf)

Riedel, M., Naegeli, K. and Côté, M. (2016). Assessment of submarine slope failures off Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 8008, 2016; 108 pages, doi:10.4095/297904

 

Conference Abstracts

Naegeli K., Huss, M., Linsbauer, A. and Salzmann, N. (2017): Glaciological measurements on Findelengletscher: recent and ongoing projects. SGMG Meeting 2017, Zermatt, Switzerland. (Talk).

Naegeli K., Damm, A., Huss, M., Schaepman, M. and Hoelzle, M. (2017): Imaging Spectroscopy In Glaciology: Material Abundances, Surface Albedo And The Impact On Glacier Mass Balance. 10th EARSeL SIG Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop, Zurich, Switzerland. (Talk).

Naegeli K. and Huss M. (2017): Mass balance sensitivity of mountain glaciers to changes in bare-ice albedo. 21th Alpine Glaciology Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland. (Talk).

Naegeli K., Damm A., Huss M., Wulf H., Schaepman M., Hoelzle, M. (2016): Cross-Comparison of Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 Albedo Products for Glacier Surfaces. AGU Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, USA. Abstract C13D-0864. (Poster).

Naegeli K., Damm A., Huss M., Wulf H., Schaepman M., Hoelzle, M. (2016): Glacier surface albedo derived from remotely sensed data and its importance for mass balance modelling. Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland. (Talk).

Naegeli K., Damm A., Huss M., Schaepman M., Hoelzle, M. (2016): Landsat based spectral albedo of glacier surfaces in the Western Swiss Alps. 20th Alpine Glaciology Meeting, Munich, Germany. (Poster).

Naegeli K., Damm A., Huss M., Schaepman M., Hoelzle, M. (2015): Glacier mass balance modelling: Improvements using imaging spectroscopy derived ice surface material composition and spectral albedo. 26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) 2015, Prague, Czech. (Talk).

Gärtner-Roer I., Naegeli K., Huss M., Knecht T., Machguth H., Zemp M. (2015): A worldwide database of glacier thickness observations. 26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) 2015, Prague, Czech. (Talk given by M. Zemp).

Naegeli K., Damm A., Huss M., Schaepman M., Hoelzle, M. (2014): Imaging spectroscopy to assess the composition of ice surface materials and their impact on glacier mass balance. Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2014, Fribourg, Switzerland. (Talk).

Naegeli K., Huss M., Hoelzle, M. (2014): Evaluation of automatic weather station data to observe the characteristics and changes in glacier surface albedo. Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2014, Fribourg, Switzerland. (Poster).

Naegeli, K., Lovell, H., Zemp, M. and Benn, D. I. (2014): The hydrological system of Tellbreen, a cold-based valley glacier on Svalbard, investigated by using a systematic glacio-speleological approach. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-6149. (Talk).

Naegeli, K., Huss, M., Damm, A., de Jong, R., Schaepman, M. and Hoelze, M. (2014): Imaging spectroscopy to assess the composition of ice surface materials and their impact on glacier mass balance. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-6282. (Poster).

Naegeli, K., Huss, M., Damm, A., de Jong, R., Schaepman, M. and Hoelze, M. (2014): Imaging spectroscopy to assess the composition of ice surface materials: a case study on Glacier de la Plaine Morte, Switzerland. 7th workshop of the EARSeL Special Interest Group on Remote Sensing of Land Ice and Snow, Berne, Switzerland. (Poster).

Naegeli, K., Huss, M., Hauck, C. and Hoelzle, M. (2013): State, changes and impact of glacier surface albedo in the Swiss Alps. Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland. (Poster).

Naegeli, K., Gärtner-Roer, I., Hagg, W., Huss, M., Machguth, H. and Zemp, M. (2013): Worldwide dataset of glacier thickness observations compiled by literature review. EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-3077. (Poster).

Naegeli, K., Benn, D. I. and Zemp, M. (2012): Using glacio-speleological methods to test GPR interpretations about changes in dynamics, thermal state and drainage system of Tellbreen, a High Arctic glacier on Svalbard. Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2012, Berne, Switzerland. (Poster).

Naegeli, K., Benn, D. I. and Zemp, M. (2012): Using glacio-speleological methods to test GPR interpretations about changes in dynamics, thermal state and drainage system of Tellbreen, a High Arctic glacier on Svalbard. IGS Nordic Branch Meeting 2012, Stockholm, Sweden. (Talk).

Naegeli, K., Benn, D. I. and Zemp, M. (2012): Tellbreen – the Swiss Cheese on Svalbard. 13. Nationaler Kongress für Höhlenforschung, Muotathal, Switzerland. (Poster).

 

Talks

Naegeli, K. (06.02.2017): Shortwave broadband albedo of glacier surfaces derived from remotely sensed data and its importance for glacier mass balance modelling. After Lunch Talk, Remote Sensing Laboratories, Department of Geography, University of Zurich.

Barandun, M., Kronenberg, M. and Naegeli, K. (15.12.2015): CATCOS  in Kyrgyzstan - scientific and non-scientific impressions. Forschungsforum Kryosphäre und Geomorphologie & Wasser und Klima (H*2*K-3*G), Department of Geography, University of Zurich.

Naegeli, K. (04.12.2014): Imaging spectroscopy to assess the composition of ice surface materials and their impact on glacier mass balance. Weekly Glaciology Seminar, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), ETH Zurich.

 

Theses & other publications

Naegeli, K. (2017): State, changes and impact of glacier surface albedo in the Swiss Alps. PhD Thesis, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 160pp.

Naegeli, K. (2013): Investigations of state and changes in drainage system, thermal structure and dynamics of Tellbreen, a High Arctic glacier on Svalbard, using glacio-speleology. MSc Thesis, Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland and Department of Geology, the University Centre in Svalbard, Norway, 115pp. 

Naegeli, K. (2010): Verzicht contra Risiko – Kartographische Auswertung von angewandtem Risikomanagement im Schneesportbereich (mittels DHM und GIS, im Rahmen eines SLF-Projektes). BSc Thesis, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Basel, Switzerland, 78pp.


 

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