Annett Bartsch

E-Mail: annett.bartsch[at]

Annett Bartsch is head of the subsection Climate Change Impacts at the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics in Vienna, docent for Applied Remote Sensing at Vienna University of Technology and lecturerer at the University of Salzburg.

She received a Hertha Firnberg and an Elise Richter Fellowship by the Austrian science fund (FWF) for research at Vienna University of Technology (2006-2012). She has been visiting professor at the Department of Geography, University od Salzburg in 2012/13 and substitute professor at the Department of Geography, Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich (2013-2014).

Her main research interests include cryosphere (snow and permafrost) and hydrological monitoring in cold environments (Arctic and Alpine regions) with special methodological focus on microwave satellite remote sensing in combination with Geographic Information Science (GIScience). Bartsch collaborates with several research groups with focus on cryosphere science including the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany and the International Centre for Climate Change/ Department of Geography at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She has published more than 35 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.