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Hörhold, Maria

Maria Hörhold

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Research Interest:

Polar firn densification and layering, Remote Sensing of polar ice sheets, Accumulation Rate

Research Career:

2001-2006 studied Geophysics and Geosciences at University of Potsdam, Universtity Centre of Svalbard (UNIS) in Spitzbergen, Norway and Bremen. Diploma Thesis at the Cold Region Research and Engineering Lab (CRREL) in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA at the Alfred-Wegener-Institute of Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Bremerhaven.

2007-2010 - PhD at the Alfred-Wegener-Insitute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven

2010-2012 - Leader of the School Lab at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

2012 -now - Postdoc at the IUP

Additional Information:
Selected Publications:


M.W. Hörhold, T.Laepple, J.Freitag, M.Bigler, H.Fischer and S. Kipfstuhl: On the impact of impurities on the densification of polar firn, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volumes 325-326, Pages 93-99 2011 -

M.W.Hörhold, S. Kipfstuhl, F. Wilhelms, J.Freitag, A. Frenzel: The densification of layered polar firn, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 116, F01001, 15 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2009JF001630


Z.Courville, M.W. Hörhold, M.Hopkins, M.Albert: Lattice Boltzmann modeling of the air permeability of polar firn, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 115, F04032, 11 PP., 2010 doi:10.1029/2009JF001549
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