Andreas STOHL
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr.


Josef-Holaubek-Platz 2 (UZA II), 1090 Wien
Raumnummer: 2G553
T: +43-1-4277-537 30

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-> Curriculum Vitae



2000              Habilitation, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

1996              PhD, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria

1992              Diploma in Meteorology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria

1986-1992    Parallel studies of Astronomy and Meteorology, University of Vienna, Austria


Current Position

From 2020       Full Professor, University of Vienna, Austria


Previous Positions

2004 – 2020     Senior scientist and group leader, NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway

2010                   Guest Professor, University of Innsbruck, Austria

2003 – 2004     Research Associate, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA

1997 – 2003     Assistant professor (C1), Technical University of Munich, Germany

1995 – 1997     Research Assistant, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

1996 – 1996     Compulsory military service, partly as an expert on dispersion modelling, Austria

1992 – 1995     Research Assistant, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria


Research Interests

  • transport processes in the atmosphere
  • transport model development (FLEXTRA, FLEXPART)
  • ozone formation, exchange of air between the stratosphere and troposphere and intercontinental pollution transport
  • inverse estimation of emission sources
  • turbulence
  • climate research
  • water in the atmosphere
  • interpretation of ice core data


Fellowships and Awards

2015                 Advanced Grant of the European Research Council

2014-2018       ISI Highly Cited Researcher (

2012                 Recognition and Appreciation by the Ozone Secretariate, United Nations Environment Programme for “valuable contributions and efforts in the Scientific Assessment Panel”

2011+2012      Editor’s Citations for Excellence in Refereeing for the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres

2009                 Group Achievement Award from the U.S.A. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for outstanding accomplishments in the framework of ARCTAS

2009                 Certificate of Appreciation from the World Meteorological Organization and the International Council for Science for “valuable contributions that have helped make the International Polar Year 2007-2008 a success and an enduring example of international collaboration”

2007                 NOAA OAR Outstanding Scientific Paper Award from the U.S.A. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research for the paper by O. R. Cooper, A. Stohl, M. Trainer, et al. (2006)

2004                 EUROTRAC-2 Young Scientist Award, a one-time prize given to five scientists under the age of 40 for their achievements during the EUREKA project EUROTRAC-2 (


Commissions of Trust (selected list)

2019                ERC evaluation panel activity

2015 + 2017  Chair of ERC (European Research Council) Evaluation Panel PE10 (Geosciences) for Consolidator Grants

2013                Member, ERC Evaluation Panel PE10 (Geosciences) for Consolidator Grants


2009-2019       Chair of Expert Group on Short-Lived Climate Forcers, Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP); group has already delivered two AMAP assessment reports.

since 2015       Member of the Scientific Steering Committee, Air Pollution in the Arctic: Climate, Environment and Societies (PACES)

2010-2014       Member of the Scientific Steering Committee, International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution


2009 – 2010     Co-author of the 2010 Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion

2006 – 2007     Coordinating lead author for the UNECE Taskforce on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollutants Interim Report

2003 – 2006     Coordinator of POLARCAT (Polar Study Using Aircraft, Remote Sensing, Surface Measurements and Models, of Climate, Chemistry, Aerosols, and Transport), an International Polar Year core activity that was also endorsed by AMAP, IGAC, iLEAPS, and SPARC


2003 – 2017     Co-editor of EGU journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

2003 – 2004     Associate Editor of Journal of Geophysical Research

2002 – 2003     Spokesperson for the German Atmospheric Research Programme 2000

2000 –              Reviewer and/or review panel member for at least 30 national research funding agencies in more than 10 countries (e.g., NSF, NASA, NOAA, DFG, SNCF, NERC, Finnish Academy)

1999 –              Reviewer for >70 international scientific journals



-> Publications till 2019


McConnell, JR, Chellman, NJ, Mulvaney, R, Eckhardt, S, Stohl, A, Plunkett, G, Kipfstuhl, S, Freitag, J, Isaksson, E, Gleason, KE, Brugger, SO, McWethy, DB, Abram, NJ, Liu, P & Aristarain, AJ 2021, 'Hemispheric black carbon increase after the 13th-century Māori arrival in New Zealand', Nature, Jg. 598, S. 82-85.

Kostinek, J, Roiger, A, Eckl, M, Fiehn, A, Luther, A, Wildmann, N, Klausner, T, Fix, A, Knote, C, Stohl, A & Butz, A 2021, 'Estimating Upper Silesian coal mine methane emissions from airborne in situ observations and dispersion modeling', Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Jg. 21, Nr. 11, S. 8791–8807.

Jia, M, Evangeliou, N, Eckhardt, S, Huang, X, Gao, J, Ding, A & Stohl, A 2021, 'Black Carbon Emission Reduction Due to COVID‐19 Lockdown in China', Geophysical Research Letters, Jg. 48, Nr. 8, e2021GL093243.

Ruppel, MM, Eckhardt, S, Pesonen, A, Mizohata, K, Oinonen, MJ, Stohl, A, Andersson, A, Jones, V, Manninen, S & Gustafsson, Ö 2021, 'Observed and Modeled Black Carbon Deposition and Sources in the Western Russian Arctic 1800−2014', Environmental Science & Technology, Jg. 55, Nr. 8, S. 4368-4377.

Evangeliou, N, Platt, SM, Myhre, CL, Laj, P, Alados-Arboledas, L, Backman, J, Brem, BT, Fiebig, M, Flentje, H, Marinoni, A, Pandolfi, M, Yus-Diez, J, Prats, N, Putaud, JP, Sellegri, K, Sorribas, M, Eleftheriadis, K, Vratolis, S, Wiedensohler, A & Stohl, A 2021, 'Changes in black carbon emissions over Europe due to COVID-19 lockdowns', Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Jg. 21, Nr. 4, S. 2675-2692.

Chipperfield, MP, Hegglin, MI, Montzka, SA, Newman, PA, Park, S, Reimann, S, Rigby, M, Stohl, A, Velders, GJM, Walter-Terrinoni, H & Yao, B 2021, Report on the Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11, World Meteorological Organization. in WMO Report. Bd. 1268.

Evangeliou, N, Grythe, H, Klimont, Z, Heyes, C, Eckhardt, S, Lopez-Aparicio, S & Stohl, A 2020, 'Atmospheric transport is a major pathway of microplastics to remote regions', Nature Communications, Jg. 11, Nr. 1, 3381.

Sodemann, H, Wernli, H, Knippertz, P, Cordeira, CM, Dominguez, F, Guan, B, Hu, H, Ralph, FM & Stohl, A 2020, Structure, Process, and Mechanism. in Atmospheric Rivers. Springer International Publishing AG , S. 15-43.

Brugger, SO, Chellman, NJ, Stohl, A, Eckhardt, S & McConnell, JR 2020, 'Human-environmental interactions in the Arctic inferred from microfossils in Central Greenland ice', AGU Fall Meeting 2020, San Francisco, USA / Vereinigte Staaten, 1/12/20 - 17/12/20.

Dasari, S, Andersson, A, Stohl, A, Evangeliou, N, Bikkina, S, Holmstrand, H, Budhavant, K, Salam, A & Gustafsson, Ö 2020, 'Source quantification of South Asian black carbon aerosols with isotopes and modeling', Environmental Science & Technology, Jg. 54, Nr. 19, S. 11771-11779.

Sodemann, H, Wernli, H, Knippertz, P, Cordeira, J, Dominguez, F, Guan, B & Stohl, A 2020, Structure, Process and Mechanism, in: Atmospheric Rivers. in Atmospheric Rivers. Springer, S. 284.

Pisso, I, Sollum, E, Grythe, H, Kristiansen, NI, Cassiani, M, Eckhardt, S, Arnold, D, Morton, D, Thompson, RL, Groot Zwaaftink, CD, Evangeliou, N, Sodemann, H, Haimberger, L, Henne, S, Brunner, D, Burkhart, JF, Fouilloux, A, Brioude, J, Philipp, A, Seibert, P & Stohl, A 2019, 'The Lagrangian particle dispersion model FLEXPART version 10.4', Geoscientific Model Development, Jg. 12, Nr. 12, S. 4955-4997.,