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. Grist,Jeremy P.
    Increasing Atlantic Ocean Heat Transport in the Latest Generation Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models
    In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, Vol. 123, no 11, 8624-8637 p.
    DOI: 10.1029/2018JC014387
  2. Smith,D. M.
    Predicted Chance That Global Warming Will Temporarily Exceed 1.5 degrees C
    In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45, no 21, 11895-11903 p.
    DOI: 10.1029/2018GL079362
  3. 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

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