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. Ogawa,Fumiaki
    Evaluating Impacts of Recent Arctic Sea Ice Loss on the Northern Hemisphere Winter Climate Change
    In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45, no 7, 3255-3263 p.
    DOI: 10.1002/2017GL076502
  2. Akperov,Mirseid
    Cyclone Activity in the Arctic From an Ensemble of Regional Climate Models (Arctic CORDEX)
    In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, Vol. 123, no 5, 2537-2554 p.
    DOI: 10.1002/2017JD027703
  3. Caian,Mihaela
    An interannual link between Arctic sea-ice cover and the North Atlantic Oscillation (vol 50, pg 423, 2017)
    In: Climate Dynamics, Vol. 50, no 1-2, 443-443 p.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00382-017-3684-z

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