Björn Saß | Björn Saß – Institut für Geographie

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Björn Saß

M.Sc. Björn Saß

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Institute of Geography, FAU
Wetterkreuz 15
D-91058 Erlangen-Tennenlohe

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Phone: +49 (0)9131 85***
Fax: +49 (0)9131 8522013

Office hours: by appointment
Office hours (term break): by appointment


PhD student representative (feel free to contact me or Christian Eichenmüller)

 


 


Curriculum Vitae | Publications | Research | Teaching | More

Curriculum Vitae

2015 – 2018 PhD candidate (funded by the DBU scholarship programme)

2014 Scientific staff, WKGP Braun, Institute of Geography, FAU

2014  Master of Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

  Thesis: “Ice elevation changes 2000 – 2011/2012 of glaciers in South Chile from TanDEM-X and SRTM data”

2011  Bachelor of Science, Universität Hamburg

 Thesis: “Methoden der Reliefanalyse zur Regionalisierung von Lößmächtigkeiten auf ausgewählten Berglands-Standorten des Rheinischen Schiefergebirges”

Publications

Papers:

nothing so far yet

Conference contributions:

Saß, B., Sauter, T., Seehaus, T., Braun, M. (2017): Geodetic glacier mass balancing on ice caps – inseparably connected to firn modelling? EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-12332, 2017. Abstract. Poster: EGU-2017-sass.

Oral Presentation: ‘Recent Glacier Changes on Vestfonna Ice Cap from Remote Sensing and in situ Data’. Arctic Science Summit Week, 31 March – 7 April 2017, Praha. Abstract Book.

Oral Presentation: ‘Improvement of geodetic glacier mass balances with integrated firn elevation change modeling’. Workshop on observing and modelling meltwater retention processes in snow and firn on ice sheets and glaciers. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) & IASC, 1-3 June 2016, Copenhagen.

Saß, B., Sauter, T., Braun, M. (2016): Integrated firn elevation change model for glaciers and ice caps. Poster. EGU General Assembly 2016, Vienna. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-7488. Abstract. Poster: EGU-2016-sass.

Saß, B. (2016): Integrated firn elevation change model for glaciers and ice caps. Poster. IASC-NAG meeting 2016, Benasque. Abstract, p. 37. Poster: IASC-NAG-2016-sass.

Int. Polartagung 2015, München, Poster: Firn compaction modelling for an arctic ice cap.

Fringe Workshop 2015, ESRIN, Frascati, Poster: Ice elevation, volume and mass change 2012-2000 of glaciers in South Chile from TanDEM-X and SRTM data.

4.TanDEM-X Science Team Meeting 2013, DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen: Volume changes 2000 – 2011/2012 of glaciers in the Patagonia Icefields from TanDEM-X and SRTM
data.

Research

Regional: South Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, Svalbard

Methodical: Multi-sensor remote sensing, active microwave remote sensing, SAR Interferometry, geographic information systems

Issues: Glacier ice elevation change, Glacier mass balance, Firn compaction/ densification, Glacier dynamics modelling

 

Research projects:

2015-2018

PhD thesis – “Implementation of a firn densification model to improve geodetic mass balances” (funded by DBU scholarship programme), 2015 – 2017.

2014

BayIntAn – “Reconstruction of climate at Glaciar Perito Moreno based on dendro-ecological studies, meteorological measurements and remote sensing” (BayIntAn – start-up funding by BAYLAT/BayFor) 2014. In cooperation with P. Skvarca, Glaciarium, El Calafate, Argentinien). Project members: Björn Saß, Jussi Grießinger, M. Braun

Teaching

WS 2014/15

Fortsetzung Forschungswerkstatt PG: E-Learning am Beispiel GIS & Fernerkundung

SoSe 2014

Begleitseminar PG mit Geländetag – Kurs F (Dienstag, 12.15 Uhr, Hörsaal C, 5 ECTS)

Forschungswerkstatt PG: E-Learning am Beispiel GIS & Fernerkundung (Masterseminar, 15 ECTS)

 

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