The Editorial Board for the SESS report 2019

The editorial board for the second issue of the State of Environmental Science in Svalbard (SESS) report consists of two senior scientists, an early career scientist recruited through APECS and two representatives of SIOS-KC.

The tasks of the editorial board are to

  • Review received contributions
  • Invite additional contributors
  • Organise the scientific review process
  • Merge all contribution to a coherent report (synthesis work)
  • Prepare the SESS report release
  • Prepare promotional material

Members of the editorial board 2019

Malgorzata Błaszczyk is an assistant professor at the Faculty Of Earth Sciences, University of Silesia, Poland. She has a broad experience in satellite and GIS based environmental monitoring of polar areas. Her research interests focus on study of tidewater glacier dynamics with satellite radar and multispectral remote sensing data as well as with field methods (GPS, photogrammetry, laser scanning). Recently, she is especially interested in glaciers interaction with the ocean. She is also a member of the SIOS Remote Sensing Working Group.

Martin Heimann is director emeritus at the Max-Planck-Institut for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany, member of the Max-Planck-Society, honorary professor at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany, and since 2017 research director at the University of Helsinki, Finland.  Over the last four decades Martin Heimann has worked on analyzing and modeling the global carbon cycle and its interaction with the physical climate system. Martin Heimann has authored and co-authored more than 250 papers in Earth System Science. He has been the coordinator of numerous national and European projects in global and regional carbon cycle research. Martin Heimann has been a lead author in Working Group I of the last five assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), he is editor of several scientific journals, and was a review editor of “Science” (2000-2018). He is an elected member of the Academia Europaea and of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences.

Floor van den Heuvel Floor van den Heuvel has recently finished her PhD in Radar Meteorology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, focusing on the spatio-temporal variability of polarimetric weather radar signals in the Alps with the objective to improve the quantitative precipitation estimates by radar at the ground level. She was previously involved in the WMO Solid Precipitation Intercomparison Experiment (SPICE) comparing different types of instruments for the measurement of solid precipitation at various measurement sites. She represents the early career scientists in the editorial board.

Heikki Lihavainen (Director) and Christiane Hübner (Information Officer) represent the SIOS-KC in the editorial board.