Dr. nadine salzmann


Phone: +41 26 300 92 50+41 26 300 92 50  | Fax: +41 26 300 97 46

E-mail: nadine.salzmann(at)unifr.ch

Office: 334

Function: Senior scientist and lecturer (Maître d'Enseignement et de Recherche - MER)

Personal Info

Academic Qualification

since 2014         MER (maître d'enseignement et de recherche) - senior scientist and lecturer

    University of Fribourg, Switzerland

2009 - 2013    Senior lecturer, University of Fribourg and Zurich, Switzerland
2006 - 2008  Postdoctoral fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA

 2006     PhD:

 The use of results from Regional Climate Models for local-scale permafrost modeling in complex high-mountain topography – possibilities, limitations and  challenges for the futur. University of Zurich, Switzerland


2002 Diploma thesis (MSc equivalent):

Assessment of the hazard potential of ice avalanches using remote sensing and GIS-modeling. University of Zurich, Switzerland


Bachelor level

  • GG.0209 Introduction aux sciences de l'atmosphère (with C. Hauck) 
  • GG.0213 Introduction aux sciences de l'atmosphère TP (with C. Hauck) 
  • GG.0253 Introduction à la cryosphère (with M. Hoelzle, M. Huss) 
  • GG.0254 Introduction à la cryosphère TP (with M. Hoelzle, M. Huss) 
  • GG.0362 Travail de recherche personnel TRP (all)


Master level

  • GG.0409 Models, Modelling & Representations (with C. Bichsel, M. Hoelze, C. Hauck, C. Collet) 
  • GG.0425 Data and Methods for environmental Analysis (with A. Linsbauer) 
  • GG.0444 Alpine cryosphere (with M. Hoelzle, C. Hauck, M. Huss) 
  • GG.0448 Modelling of glaciers and permafrost (with M. Hoelzle, C. Hauck, M. Huss) 
  • GG.0443 Project in cryosphere and geomorphology (with M. Hoelzle, C. Hauck, M. Huss, R. Delaloye) 
  • GG.0449 Seminar in climatology and glaciolgy I (with M. Hoelzle, C. Hauck, M. Huss)
  • GG.0450 Seminar in climatology and glaciolgy II (with M. Hoelzle, C. Hauck, M. Huss)
  • GG.0421 Geocolloquium I (all) 
  • GG.0442 Geocolloquium II (all) 
  • GG.0410 Master seminar I (all) 
  • GG.0503 Master seminar II (all) 
  • GG.0530 Field Course (2013 Central Asia)



  • Cryosphere-Atmosphere interactions
  • Linking climate and impact models
  • Climate change impacts on cryospheric mountain systems
  • Adaptation to climate change and risks in mountain regions, including the human dimension


Current Projects


2016                 Preparing for future mass movements triggered by earthquakes and monsoon events
                        in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) – learning from the 2015 Nepal event
                        Funded by Indo Swiss Joint Research Programme ISJRP, FLASH Research Programme

2015 - 2018 HIMAUI - Hydrological climate change impact assessment – addressing the
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

2015 - 2016 CRYOANDES - Cryospheric variations in the central Andes: an integrative
                        geomorphological approach
                        Seed money grant by the Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) at the EPFL  

2014 - 2017       SMD4GC - Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Change
Funded by Swiss Agency forDevelopment and Coorperation (SDC/DEZA)

2013 - 2016 PACC II - Climate change adaptation program in Peru
Funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Coorperation (SDC/DEZA)

2012 - 2016 IHCAP - Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme   
                        Funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Coorperation (SDC/DEZA)

2013 - 2015     Sectoral cost-benefit assessment of adaptation measures in Switzerland under
                        climate uncertainty   
                        Funded by Swiss Federal Office of the Environment BAFU/FOEN


Past Projects

2011 - 2015 TEMPS - The evolution of mountain permafrost in Switzerland (SNF - Sinergia-project) 
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) 

2011 - 2015 Hydrological modelling for climate-change impact assessment based on Regional
                        Climate  Model results
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

2011 - 2015 Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction related to deglaciation in the
                        Andes of Cusco and Ancash, Peru
Funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Coorperation (SDC/DEZA)
2011 - 2012  AndesPlus Project
                        Funded by Andean Community, World Bank, Swiss Federal Office of the

2008 - 2013 PACC - Climate change adaptation program in Peru Project
                        Funded by Swiss Agency  for Development and Coorperation  (SDC/DEZA) 

2008 – 2011 Sensitivity of Mountain Permafrost (SPCC).
                        German Research Foundation (DFG). Collaborator

2006 – 2007 Towards RCM-based modeling of high-mountain cryosphere systems in complex
                        mountain topography.
                        Funded by Swiss National Science Foundation SNF

2004 – 2005 FrauSchaffWissen – Peer-Mentoring Project.
                        Funded by Swiss Federal Equal Opportunity  at Universities Programme.

2003 – 2006 Linking the different resolutions of regional climate and cryospheric impact models
through advanced GIS techniques. EU-COST Action 719.
Funded by
State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO


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

Vuille, M., M. Carey, C. Huggel, W. Buytaert, A. Rabatel, D. Jacobsen, A. Soruco, M Villacis, C. Yarleque, O. Elison-Timm, T. Condom, N. Salzmann and J.E. Sicart, 2017, in press: Rapid decline of snow and ice in the tropical Andes – Impacts, uncertainties and challenges ahead. Earth Sci. Rev.

Orlowsky, B., Calanca, P., Ali, I., Ali, J., Hilares, A.E., Huggel, C., Khan, I., Neukom, R., Nizami, A.,  Qazi, M.A., Robledo, C., Rohrer, M., Salzmann, N., Schmidt, K. 2017: Climate corridors for strategic adaptation planning. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, Vol. 9 Issue: 6, pp.811-828, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCCSM-12-2016-0183

Dimri, A.P., Immerzeel, W.W., Salzmann, N. and R. J. Thayyen, 2017: Comparison of climatic trends and variability among glacierized environments in the Western Himalayas. Theor Appl Climatol.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-017-2265-8

Hoelzle, M., E. Azisov, M. Barandun, M. Huss, D. Farinotti, A. Gafurov, W. Hagg, R. Kenzhebaev, M. Kronenberg, H. Machguth, A. Merkushkin, B. Moldobekov, M. Petrov, T. Saks, N. Salzmann, T. Schöne, Y. Tarasov, R. Usubaliev, S. Vorogushin, A. Yakovlev, and M. Zemp, 2017: Re-establishing glacier monitoring in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Central Asia. Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems Discussions, 2017, 1-36, doi: 10.5194/gi-2017-31

Schauwecker, S., Rohrer, M., Huggel, C., Endries, J., Montoya, N., Neukom, R., Perry, N. Salzmann, N. Schwarb, M. and Suarez, W. 2017: The freezing level in the tropical Andes, Peru: An indicator for present and future glacier extents, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 5172-5189, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025943.

Nussbaumer, S. U., Hoelzle, M., Hüsler, F., Huggel, C., Salzmann, N., Zemp, M. 2017: Glacier Monitoring and Capacity Building: Important Ingredients for Sustainable Mountain Development. Mountain Research and Development 37(1):141-152. 2017 https://doi.org/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00038.1

Salzmann, N. and Gärtner Roer, I. 2017: Climate change and permafrost. In: The International Encyclopedia of Geography, People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, 1-13, edited by D. Richardson et al. Oxford, UK: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. doi: 10.1002/9781118786352.wbieg1124

Muccione, V., Salzmann, N., Huggel, C. 2016: Scientific Knowledge and Knowledge Needs in Climate Adaptation Policy. Mountain Research and Development, 36(3), 364–375. http://dx.doi.org/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-15-00016.1

Allen, S.K., Fiddes, J., Linsbauer, A., Randhawa, S.S., Saklani, B. and Salzmann, N. (2016). Permafrost studies in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh. Current Science 111(3), 550–553. doi:10.18520/cs/v111/i3/550-553.

Schauwecker S, Rohrer M, Schwarb M, Huggel C, Dimri A. P., Salzmann N. 2016: Estimation of snowfall limit for the Kashmir Valley, Indian Himalayas, with TRMM PR Bright Band information. Met Zeitschrift. DOI: 10.1127/metz/2016/0738

Kronenberg, M, Schauwecker, S, Huggel, C, Salzmann, N, Drenkhan, F, Frey, H, Giráldez, C, Gurgiser, W, Kaser, G, Juen, I, Suarez, W, García Hernández, J, Fluixá Sanmartín, J, Ayros, E, Perry, B, and Rohrer, M. 2016. The projected precipitation reduction over the Central Andes may severely affect Peruvian glaciers and hydropower production. Energy Procedia, 97: 270-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.10.072

Orlowsky, B.,  Andres, N., Salzmann, N., Huggel, C., Jurt, C., Vicuña, L.,  Rohrer, M.,  Calanca, P.,  Neukom, R., Drenkhan, F. 2016: Science in the context of climate change adaptation - case studies from the Peruvian Andes, In: Salzmann, Nadine; Huggel, Christian; Nussbaumer, Samuel U; Ziervogel, Gina. Climate change adaptation strategies – an upstream-downstream perspective. Cham: Springer, 41-58.

Salzmann, N., Huggel, C., Nussbaumer S., Ziervogel, G. 2016: Setting the scene: Adapting to climate change - a large-scale challenge with local-scale impacts. In: Salzmann, Nadine; Huggel, Christian; Nussbaumer, Samuel U; Ziervogel, Gina. Climate change adaptation strategies – an upstream-downstream perspective. Cham: Springer, 3-15.

Sold, L., Huss, M., Machguth, H., Joerg, P.C., Leysinger Vieli, G., Linsbauer, A., Salzmann, N., Zemp, M., and Hoelzle, M. 2016: Mass Balance Re-analysis of Findelengletscher, Switzerland; Benefits of Extensive Snow Accumulation Measurements. Front. Earth Sci., 29 February 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feart.2016.00018

Marmy, A., Rajczak, J., Delaloye, R., Hilbich, C., Hoelzle, M., Kotlarski, S., Lambiel, C., Noetzli, J., Phillips, M., Salzmann, N., Staub, B., and C. Hauck, 2016: Semi-automated calibration method for modelling of mountain permafrost evolution in Switzerland. The Cryosphere, 10(6): 2695-2719, doi:10.5194/tc-10-2693-2016

Molina E., Schauwecker S., Huggel C., Haeberli W., Cochachin A., Condom T.,  Drenkhan F., Giraldez C.,  Salzmann N., Jiménes L., Montoya N., Rados M., Chaparro N., Samanta J., Suarez W., Arias S., Sikos F. 2015. Iniciación de un monitoreo del balance de masa en el glaciar Suyuparina, Cordillera Vilcanota, Perú. Climate Change in the Tropical Andes, 2.

Barandun, M., Huss, M., Sold, L., Farinotti, D., Azisov, E., Salzmann, N., Usubaliev, R., Merkushkin, A., Hoelzle, 2015: M. Re-analysis of seasonal mass balance at Abramov Glacier, Journal of Glaciology, 61(230), doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J239

Schauwecker, S., Rohrer, M., Huggel, C., Kulkarni, A., Ramanathan, AL., Salzmann, N., Stoffel, M., Brock, B. 2015: Remotely sensed debris thickness mapping of Bara Shigri Glacier, Indian Himalaya. Journal of Glaciology 61(228):14J102. doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J102

Neukom, R., Rohrer, M., Calanca, P., Salzmann, N., Huggel, C., Acuña, D., Christie D. A., Morales, M. S. 2015. Facing unprecedented drying of the Central Andes? Precipitation variability over the period AD 1000-2100. Environmental Research Letters. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084017

Salzmann, N., Scherrer, S.C., Allen, S.K., Rohrer, M. 2015: Temperature, precipitation and related extremes. In book: The High-Mountain Cryosphere: Environmental Changes and Human Risks, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 9781107065840, pp 28 - 50.

Rajczak, J., Kotlarski, S., Salzmann, N., Schär, C. 2015. Robust climate scenarios for sites with sparse observations: a two-step bias correction approach. Int. J. Climatology. doi: 10.1002/joc.4417

Huggel, C., Raissig, A., Rohrer, M., Romero, G., Dias, A., Salzmann, N.  2015. How useful and reliable are disaster databases in the context of climate and global change? A comparative case study analysis in Peru, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 475–485, 2015

Huggel, C., Scheel, M., Albrecht, F., Andres, N., Calanca, P., Jurt, C., Khabarov, N., Mira-Salama, D., Rohrer, M., Salzmann, N., Silva, Y., Silvestre, E., Vicuña, L., Zappa, M. 2015. A framework for the science contribution in climate adaptation: Experiences from science-policy processes in the Andes, Environmental Science and Policy, 47, 80-94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2014.11.007

Frey, H., Machguth, H., Huss, M., Huggel, C., Bajracharya, S., Bolch, T., Kulkarni, A., Linsbauer, A., Salzmann, N., and Stoffel, M. 2014: Ice volume estimates for the Himalaya–Karakoram region: evaluating different methods, The Cryosphere, 8, 2313-2351, doi:10.5194/tc-8-2313-2014

Salzmann, N., Huggel, C., Rohrer, M., Stoffel, M. 2014: Data gaps and research needs on glacier and snow cover change and related runoff – a climate change adaptation perspective, Journal of Hydrology, 518, 225–234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.058

Schauwecker, S., Rohrer, M., Acuña, D., Cochachin, A., Dávila, L., Frey, H., Giráldez, C., Gómez, J., Huggel, C., Jacques-Coper, M., Loarte, E., Salzmann, N., Vuille, M. 2014: Climate trends and glacier retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, revisited. Global and Planetary Change 119, 85–97. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.05.005

Marty, C., Abegg, B., Bauder, A., Marmy, A., Lüthi, M. P., Bavay, M., Hauck, C., Hoelzle, M. Huss, M., Salzmann, N., Schlögl, S., Steiger, R., Farinotti, D. 2014: Cryospheric aspects of climate change – impacts on snow, ice, and ski tourism. In book: CH2014 – Impacts: Toward quantitative scenarios of climate change Impacts in Switzerland, Chapter: Cryospheric aspects of climate change – impacts on snow, ice, and ski tourism, Publisher: OCCR, FOEN, MeteoSwiss, C2SM, Agroscope, and ProClim, Editors: C. C. Raible, K. M. Strassmann, pp.49-56. ISBN: 978-3-033-04406-7

Huss, M., Zemp, M., Joerg, P.C., Salzmann, N. 2014: High uncertainty in 21st century runoff projections from glacierized basins. Journal of Hydrology 510, 35–48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.12.017

Rohrer, M., Salzmann, N., Stoffel, M., Kulkarni, A. 2013: Missing (in-situ) snow cover data hampers studies about climate change and runoff in the Himalayas. Science of the Total Environment 468–469, S60–S70 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.09.056

Marmy, A., Salzmann, N., Scherler, M. Hauck, C. 2013: Permafrost model sensitivity to seasonal climatic changes and extreme events in mountainous regions. Environmental Research Letters 8 035048 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035048

Scherler, M., Hauck, C., Hoelzle, M., Salzmann, N. 2013: Impact of climate change scenarios on two characteristic alpine permafrost sites. Journal of Geophysical Research 118, 1–15, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20069, 2013

Salzmann, N., Kotlarski, S., von Waldow, H., Rajczak, J. 2013: Advancing and facilitating the use of RCM data in climate impacts research. In: Impacts World 2013 Conference Proceedings. Potsdam: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, 565-572. doi:10.2312/pik.2013.001 http://www.climate-impacts-2013.org/index.php?article_id=27

Huggel, C., Salzmann, N. and Allen, S. 2013: High-Mountain Slope Failures and Recent and Future Warm Extreme Events, in Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards (eds B. McGuire and M. Maslin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482698.ch9

Salzmann N., Huggel C., Rohrer M., Silverio W., Mark B.G., Burns P., Portocarrero, C. 2013: Glacier changes and climate trends derived from multiple sources in the data scarce Cordillera Vilcanota region, southern Peruvian Andes. The Cryosphere, 7, 103-118. doi:10.5194/tc-7-103-2013.

Huss, M., Sold, L., Hoelzle, M., Stokvis, M., Salzmann, N., Farinotti, D. and Zemp, M. 2013: Towards remote monitoring of sub-seasonal glacier mass balance. Annals of Glaciology, 54(63). doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A427

Salzmann, N., Machguth, H., Linsbauer, A. 2012: The Swiss Alpine glaciers’ response to the global “2 °C air temperature target”. Environmental Research Letters 7 044001 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044001 

Huggel, C., Rohrer, M., Calanca, P., Salzmann, N., Vergara, W., Quispe, N., Ceballos, J.L. 2012: Early Warning Systems: The “Last Mile” of Adaptation. Eos Transactions, 93(22), 209-210. doi: 10.1029/2012EO220001

Hauck, C., Collet, C., Delaloye, R., Hilbich, C., Hoelzle, M., Huss, M, Salzmann, N. 2012: The potential of new measurement and modelling techniques in alpine cryosphere and geomorphology research. Geographica Helvetica, 1-2, 26-37.

Salzmann, N. & Mearns, O., L., 2012: Assessing the Performance of Multiple Regional Climate Model Simulations for Seasonal Mountain Snow in the Upper Colorado River Basin. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 13, 539–556. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/2011JHM1371.1

Schwarb, M., Acuña, D., Konzelmann, Th., Rohrer, M., Salzmann, N., Serpa Lopez, B., and Silvestre, E. 2011: A data portal for regional climatic trend analysis in a Peruvian High Andes region, Advances in Science and Research, 6, 219-226, doi:10.5194/asr-6-219-2011.

Engelhardt, M., Hauck, C. and Salzmann, N., 2010: Influence of atmospheric forcing parameters on modelled mountain permafrost evolution. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 19(5), 491-500.

Huggel, C., Salzmann, N., Allen, S., Caplan-Auerbach, J., Fischer, L., Haeberli, W., Larsen, C., Schneider, D. and Wessels, R., 2010: Recent and future warm extreme events and high-mountain slope failures. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 368, 2435-2459.

Salzmann, N., Huggel C., Calanca, P., Díaz, A., Jonas, T., Jurt, C., Konzelmann, T., Lagos, P., Rohrer, M., Silverio, W., Zappa, M., 2009: Integrated assessment and adaptation to climate change impacts in the Peruvian Andes. Advances in Geosciences, 22, 35–39

Huggel, C; Salzmann, N; Angulo, L; Calanca, P; Díaz, A; Juárez, H; Jurt, C; Konzelmann, T; Lagos, P; Martínez, A; Robledo, C; Rohrer, M; Silverio, W; Zappa, M (2009). Research, implementation and use of climate information in mountainous regions: a collaboration between Switzerland and Peru. In: World Meteorological Organization, [editor]. Climate Sense. Leicester, UK, 169-170. ISBN 9789263110435.

Lyon, S., Dominguez, F., Gochis, D., Brunsell, N., Castro, L., Chow, F., Fan, Y., Fuka, D., Hong, Y., Kucera, P., Nesbitt, S., Salzmann, N., Schmidli, J., Snyder, P., Teuling, A., Twine, T., Levis, S., Lundquist, S., Salvucci, G., Sealy, A., Walter, T., 2008. Coupling Terrestrial and Atmospheric Water Dynamics to Improve Prediction in a Changing Environment. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, DOI: 10.1175/2008BAMS2547.1

Paul, F., Machguth, H., Hoelzle, M., Salzmann, N., Haeberli, W., 2008. Alpine-wide distributed glacier mass balance modelling: a tool for assessing future glacier change? In: Orlove, B. et al. Darkening Peaks: Glacier Retreat, Science, and Society. Berkeley, US, 111-125. ISBN 978-0-520-25305-6.

Salzmann, N., Noetzli, J., Hauck, C., Gruber, S., Hoelzle, M., Haeberli, W., 2007. Ground-surface temperature scenarios in complex high-mountain topographies based on Regional Climate Model results. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface 112, F02S12, doi:10.1029/2006JF000527.

Salzmann, N., Frei, C., Vidale, P.L., Hoelzle, M., 2007. The application of Regional Climate Model output for the simulation of high-mountain permafrost scenarios. Global and Planetary Change 56, 188-202. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.006.

Noetzli, J., Gruber, S., Kohl, T., Salzmann, N., Haeberli, W., 2007. Three-dimensional distribution and evolution of permafrost temperatures in idealized high-mountain topography. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface 112, F02S13, doi:10.1029/ 2006JF000545.

Salzmann, N., Gruber, S., Hugentobler, M., Hoelzle, M., 2006. The influence of different Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) on alpine permafrost modeling. Journal of Environmental Modeling and Assessment, DOI 10.1007/s1066-006-9065-3.

Salzmann, N., 2006. The Use of Results from Regional Climate Models for Local-scale Permafrost Modelling in Complex High-mountain Topography – Possibilities, Limitations and Challenges for the Future. Schriftenreihe Physische Geographie, Glaziologie und Geomorphodynamik 51, Department of Geography, University of Zurich, 181p. ISBN 3 85543 247 3

Huggel, C., Kääb, A., Salzmann, N., 2006. Evaluation of QuickBird and IKONOS imagery for assessment of high-mountain hazards. EARSeL eProceedings 5(1), 51-62.

Kääb A., Huggel, C., Guex, S., Paul, F., Salzmann, N., Schmutz, K., Schneider, D., Weidmann, Y., 2005. Glacier hazard assessment in mountains using satellite optical data. EARSeL eProceedings 4(1), 79-93.

Kääb, A., Huggel, C., Fischer, L., Guex, S., Paul, F., Roer, I., Salzmann, N., Schlaefli, S., Schmutz, K., Schneider, D., Strozzi, T., Weidmann, Y., 2005. Remote sensing of glacier- and permafrost-related hazards in high mountains: an overview. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science 5, 527-554. SRef-ID:1684-9981/nhess/2005-5-527.

Salzmann, N., Kääb, A., Huggel, C., Allgöwer, B., Haeberli, W., 2004. Assessment of the hazard potential of ice avalanches using remote sensing and GIS-modelling. Norwegian Journal of Geography 58, 74-84.

Huggel, C., Kääb, A., Salzmann, N., 2004. GIS-based modeling of glacial hazards and their interactions using Landsat-TM and IKONOS imagery. Norwegian Journal of Geography 58, 61-73.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS (extended abstracts, reports, etc.)

Hoelzle, M., Delaloye, R., Keiler, M., Salzmann, N., Schaub, Y., and Zimmermann, M., 2016: Naturgefahren ausgelöst durch ein verändertes Klimasystem: Prozessketten und komplexe Risiken, in Hosi, S., and Mittler, M., eds., Brennpunkt Klima Schweiz. Grundlagen, Folgen und Perspektiven, Volume 11: Bern, Swiss Academics Reports, p. 92-95.

Kronenberg M., Schauwecker S., Huggel C., Salzmann N., Drenkhan F., Giráldez C., Gurgiser W., Kaser G., Suarez W., García Hernández J.,  Rohrer, M., 2016: ¿Cual es el futuro del caudal en las cuencas glaciadas de los Andes Centrales? XXVII Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidraulica, Lima, Peru, 28-30 September 201

IHCAP, 2016: Climate Vulnerability, Hazards and Risk: An Integrated Pilot Study in Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh. Synthesis Report, Delhi, India. 2016.  (leading and contributing author)                http://ihcap.in/media/Synthesis%20Report-Kullu,%20HP.pdf

Linsbauer, A., Allen, S.K., Randhawa, S.S., Huggel, C. and Salzmann, N. 2016: Changing Cryosphere and Emerging GLOF Risks: a Scientific Baseline Study Towards Early Warning and other Adaptation Measures for the Kullu District, HP, India. In: 2016 UNESCO Chair Conference on Technologies for Development: From Innovation to Social Impact, 2–4 May 2016. EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Salzmann, N., Kuriger, J., Shina, S., Awasti, K., Ali Khan, M. 2014: Reducing Vulnerability to Climate Risks in the Himalayan Region. In: Kohler, T., Wehrli, A. & Jurek, M. eds. Mountains and climate change – A global concern. Sustainable Mountain Development  Series. Bern, Switzerland, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Geographica Bernensia. 136pp.

Huggel, C., Cochachin, A., Frey, H., García, J., Giráldez, C., Gómez, J., Haeberli, W., Ludeña, S., Portocarrero, C., Price, K., Rohrer, M., Salzmann, N., Schleiss, A., Schneider, D., Silvestre, E., 2012: Integrated assessment of high mountain hazards, related risk reduction and climate change adaptation strategies in the Peruvian Cordilleras. IDRC Davos 2012, Switzerland.

Salzmann, N., Calanca, P., Diaz, A., Huggel, C., Jonas, T., Jurt, C., Konzelmann, T., Lagos, P., Rohrer, M., Sietz, D., Silverio, W., Zappa, M. 2009: Providing scientific basis for climate change adaptation strategies in the Andes region. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 6, 392009. doi:10.1088/1755-1307/6/9/392009

Salzmann, N. & Mearns, L. O., 2009: Assessing the performance of seasonal snow in the NARCCAP RCMs – An analyses for the Upper Colorado River Basin. 2nd Regional-scale Modeling Workshop, Lund, Sweden.

Huggel, C., Salzmann, N., Angulo, L., Calanca, P., Díaz, A., Encinas, C., Jonas, T., Juárez, H., Jurt, C., Konzelmann, T., Lagos, P., Robledo, C., Rohrer, M., Silverio, W. and Zappa, M., 2009. A new Peruvian-Swiss Program on climate change adaptation: advancing towards integrative climate change research, implementation and science-policy dialogue. Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter, 2, 11-14.

Hauck, C., Salzmann, N., 2008: Idealized modeling of the impact of atmospheric forcing variables on mountain permafrost degradation. Ninth International Permafrost Conference, Fairbanks, AK, USA.

Salzmann, N., Hauck, C., Mearns, L., 2008: Mountain permafrost parameters simulated by ‘NARCCAP’ Regional Climate Models. Ninth International Permafrost Conference, Fairbanks, AK, USA.

Tveito, O. E. (responsible author), Bertalanic, R., Bihari, Z., Dobesch, H., Dolinar, M., Domenkiotis, C., Dumolard, P., Helminen, J., Hoelzle, M., Mensink, C., Moita, S., Müller-Westermaier, G., Lhotellier, R., Luna, Y., Paul, F., Patriche, C.V., Salzmann, N., Schöner, W., Silva, A., Szentimrey, T., Zbigniew Ustrnul, H.V.T. 2006. COST 719 Final Report WG2 Spatialisation: Spatialisation of climatological and meteorological information by the support of GIS. Oslo.

Vonder Muehll, D., Noetzli, J., Roer, I., Makowski, K. and Delaloye, R. (eds.) 2007. Permafrost in Switzerland 2002/2003 and 2003/2004, Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 4/5 of the Cryospheric Commission (former Glaciological Commission) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and Department of Geography, University of Zurich, 107 p. – contributing author

Salzmann, N. & Tveito, O. E., 2005. Daily Temperature Maps for the Swiss Alps. Report Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo.

Huggel, C., Kääb, A., Zgraggen-Oswald, S., Salzmann, N., Schmutz, K., Haeberli, W., 2004. Satellite remote sensing for assessment of high-mountain hazards: experiences from the SDC High-Mountain Hazard Prevention Project, North Ossetia. Report for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Humanitarian Aid, Department of Geography, University of Zurich.

Vonder Muehll, D., Noetzli, J., Makowski, K. and Delaloye, R. (eds.) 2004. Permafrost in Switzerland 2000/2001 and 2001/2002, Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 2/3 of the Glaciological Commission (GC) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and Department of Geography, University of Zurich, 86 p. – contributing author

Salzmann, N. & Seidel, K., 2001. Evaluation of different software packages to orthorectify IKONOS imageries. Report for the ETH Zurich, Switzerland.



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