Holger Frey

Holger Frey, Dr.

Senior scientist

Geography Teacher Training

Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics

Tel.: 044 63 55208

Room number: Y25 L 32

holger.frey@geo.uzh.ch

Research Interests

  • natural hazards and risks in high-mountain regions, e.g. glacier lakes
  • glacier monitoring and evolution
  • disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation
  • use of remote sensing, GIS, and numerical models
  • interdisciplinary collaborations and know-how transfer
  • Alps, Andes, Himalayas

Projects

Since 2011

Proyecto Glaciares

Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction related to deglaciation in the Andes of Cusco and Ancash, Peru

SDC

2016 - 2017

Alcantara

Integrating EO information for cascading landslide and flood hazard monitoring and early warning, Cordillera Blanca, Peru

ESA

2014 - 2016

S:GLA:MO

Slope Stability and Glacier Lake Monitoring

ESA

2012 - 2015

IHCAP

Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme

SDC

2011 - 2012

HighNoon

Adaptation to Changing Water Resources Availability in Northern India with Himalayan Glacier Retreat and Changing Monsoon Pattern

EU (FP7)

2007 - 2011

GlobGlacier

A Service for Glacier Monitoring from Space

ESA

Publications