Torben Königk

Torben Königk, Rossby Centre
Torben Königk, Rossby Centre


PhD, Research leader

Phone +46 11-495 86 10
Skype: torbenkoenigk
Research Gate ID: Torben Koenigk

Fields of work

  • Regional and global climate modelling
  • Arctic climate variability, prediction and future change
  • Large scale ocean processes
  • Ice-ocean-atmosphere coupling
  • Arctic-lower latitude interactions

Research Interests

  • Understand processes and natural variability in the North Atlantic-Arctic climate system.
  • Investigating future changes in Arctic sea ice and the role for lower latitudes.
  • Analyze the importance of resolution for representing climate processes.

Special competences

Perform and analyse climate model simulations. SMHI’s PI for EU-H2020 project PRIMAVERA, Nordforsk-projects GREENICE and ARCPATH, JPI-Belmont-project InterDec, VR-project GIWA.


Publications by Torben Königk at SMHI

  1. Fuentes Franco,Ramon
    Sensitivity of the Arctic freshwater content and transport to model resolution
    In: Climate Dynamics, Vol. 53, no 3-4, 1765-1781 p.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00382-019-04735-y
  2. Vanniere,Benoit
    Multi-model evaluation of the sensitivity of the global energy budget and hydrological cycle to resolution
    In: Climate Dynamics, Vol. 52, no 11, 6817-6846 p.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4547-y
  3. Thomas,Manu
    A statistical and process-oriented evaluation of cloud radiative effects in high-resolution global models
    In: Geoscientific Model Development, Vol. 12, no 4, 1679-1702 p.
    DOI: 10.5194/gmd-12-1679-2019

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