Horst Machguth

Horst Machguth, Dr.

Senior scientist

Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics

Tel.: 044 63 55262

Room number: Y25 H 84



  • Glacier and ice sheet surface mass balance and climate
  • Importance of surface processes for mass change of the Greenland ice sheet
  • Firn processes, meltwater retention and changes in firn structure
  • Making historical glaciological data available to modern-day research
  • Developing automated interpretation tools for global glaciological datasets