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Emanuel Gloor Prof Emanuel Gloor

Contact details

School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 33305

Student hours:
Monday 2-5pm

Short CV

Present Position

  • Professor in Biogeochemical Cycling, School of Geography

Previous Posts

  • Reader in Global Biogeochemical Cycles and RCUK Research Fellow, University of Leeds.
  • Research Scientist (BAT IIA / IB), Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany 1999-2003.
  • Research Scholar, Princeton University, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton, New Jersey 2004-2005.
  • Earth and Biosphere Institute Research Fellow, Leeds University, Leeds, UK since Nov 2005.

Qualifications & Education

  • Study of Physics, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland 1984-1988.
  • PhD, Natural Sciences, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland 1989-1993.
  • Post-Doctoral Student, Princeton University 1994-1998.

Other Details

Awards & Honours

Academic distinctions

  • Editor Citation Excellence in reviewing, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, American Geophysical Union, 2006.
  • Letter recognizing valuable collaboration from the Director of the Institute of Forest, Krasnojarsk, Russian Academy of Sciences, Prof. E. Vaganov on occasion of the institute.s 60th birthday.
  • Reviewer of numerous journals including Science.
  • Reviewer of international science proposals including NSF (USA), NOAA (USA), SRON (Netherlands), Swiss National Science foundation.
  • Participant review panel NOAA, Office of global programs, 2006.
  • Visiting Fellow, Princeton University, Jul-Sep, 2006.
  • Invited speaker data-assimilation workshop Boulder ~2000; Invited speaker NIES, Tsukuba, Japan, ~2004; Invited Speaker . Penn State University, Workshop on how to best constrain carbon sources and sinks on land, ~2003; Invited speaker Fronteer Research Center for Global Change, Yokohama, ~2004, Edinburgh University 2007.

Outside Activities

Synergistic Activities

  • Coauthor "North American Carbon Plan" (Head Steve Wofsy).
  • Member advisory board "CarboSat" (Head P. Ciais & F.-M. Breon, LSCE Paris).
  • Lecturer, SOLAS Summer School, Cargese (2003).
  • Organiser with Wouter Peters, NOAA/CMDL Modeling and Data Analysis Workshop, Boulder Colorado, Autumn (2004).
  • Organiser Annual Meetings as coordinator of EU project "COCO" (CO2 from space).

Other Posts

Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors

  • D. Imboden, A. Wuest, EAWAG/ETH Zurich PhD advisors.
  • J.L. Sarmiento & S. Pacala, Princeton University Postdoctoral Advisors.


M. Heimann, C. Rödenbeck (MPI-BGC), Jena, J. Sarmiento, S. Pacala, C. Wirth, S. Fan (Princeton University & NOAA/GFDL), P. Ciais, P. Peylin (IPSL, France), E.-D. Schulze (MPI-BGC), Jena, S. Houweling (SRON, Netherlands), R. Braswell (UNH), L. Haszpra (Budapest Univ., Hungary), E. Vaganov, S. Verkhovets (Sukachev Institute, Krasnojarsk, Russia), N. Gruber, S. Fletcher (UCLA).