Stefan Ligtenberg
PostDoctoral researcher

About me

I am a postdoctoral researcher in polar meteorology and glaciology at the Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU), Utrecht University, The Netherlands.


24-27 Nov. 2015
ISSI meeting (Bern, CH)

14-18 Dec. 2015
AGU Fall Meeting (San Francisco, USA)

Latest publications

02 Nov. 2015
Surface elevation changes of the Greenland ice sheet due to SMB and firn processes, modelled by the IMAU-FDM, published in The Cryosphere. Details.

20 Aug. 2015
Future simulations of the response of the West-Antarctic ice sheet to a warming climate, published in The Cryosphere. Details.

12 Jun. 2015
Antarctic firn compaction rates; evaluation of repeat-track radar measurements and firn model simulations, published in Annals of Glaciology. Details.

22 May 2015
Dynamic thinning of glaciers in the southern Antarctic Peninsula since 2009, published in Science. Details.

16 Mar. 2015
Consistent evidence of increasing Antarctic accumulation with warming, published in Nature Climate Change. Details.

Curriculum Vitae

Stefan Ligtenberg
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Full name: Stefan Roderick Martijn Ligtenberg
Date of birth: 20 September 1986
2014 - PostDoctoral researcher, IMAU, Utrecht University.
2010 - 2014 PhD student, IMAU, Utrecht University.
2014 PhD "The present and future state of the Antarctic firn layer". IMAU, Utrecht Univserity
2009 MSc Meteorology and Air Quality, Wageningen University
2007 BSc Soil, Water and Atmosphere, Wageningen University
2004 VWO (pre-university), Nieuwe Eemland College, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
2010 Summer school on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System, Karthaus (IT)
2010 Training course on the parameterization of physical processes in climate models at KNMI, De Bilt (NL)
2008 Advanced courses in Meteorology, Oceanography and Climate at University of Reading (UK)
2014 - Lecturer, Boundary Layer Meteorology (MSc), Utrecht University
2014 - Co-supervisor PhD thesis (C. Steger), Utrecht University
2013 - Lecturer, Remote Sensing (MSc), Utrecht University
2012 - Supervisor of various BSc theses, Utrecht University
2010 - 2012 Assistant teacher, Hydrodynamics and Turbulence (BSc), Utrecht University
2014 - Team member of ISSI-team #315 (Meyssignac), on the comparison of regional sea level change from climate models and observations.
2014 Interview with newspaper (Limburgs Dagblad), regarding potential marine ice sheet instability in West Antarctica.
2013 Convener of AGU Fall Meeting session; Improved glacier mass balance assessment and projection; Methods and Models
2012 - 2013 Contributing author of Chapter 13 of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report; Sea level Change
2012 Interview on Radio 1 (national radio), regarding our publication on basal melt rates in West Antarctica.
These are listed on my publication page.