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Research Scholar at IIASA — formerly with CIRED

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Research Interests

- Climate change and climate change scenarios.

- Carbon-cycle with focus on land carbon-cycle and land-use change.

- Earth system : theoretical study and modeling of drivers and feedbacks of the Earth system, including its human component.

- Attribution & causality : with the aim of attributing human-induced climate change to e.g. countries, economic sectors, physical processes, etc.

Peer-reviewed Publications

- [21] Li, X., Y. Balkanski, Z. Wu, T. Gasser, P. Ciais, F. Zhou, L. Li, S. Tao, S. Peng, S. Piao, R. Wang, T. Wang & B. Li. "Analysis of slight precipitation in China during the past decades and its relationship with advanced very high radiometric resolution normalized difference vegetation index." International Journal of Climatology :1-13 (2018). doi:10.1002/joc.5763

- [20] Lade, S. J., J. F. Donges, I. Fetzer, J. M. Anderies, C. Beer, S. E. Cornell, T. Gasser, J. Norberg, K. Richardson, J. Rockström & W. Steffen. "Analytically tractable climate-carbon cycle feedbacks under 21st century anthropogenic forcing." Earth System Dynamics 9 : 507-523 (2018). doi:10.5194/esd-9-507-2018

- [19] Quilcaille, Y., T. Gasser, P. Ciais, F. Lecocq, G. Janssens-Maenhout & S. Mohr. "Uncertainty in projected climate change arising from uncertain fossil-fuel emission factors." Environmental Research Letters 13 : 044017 (2018). doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aab304

- [18] Le Quéré, C., R. M. Andrew, P. Friedlingstein, S. Sitch, J. Pongratz,, A. C. Manning, J. I. Korsbakken, G. P. Peters, J. G. Canadell, R. B. Jackson, T. A. Boden, P. P. Tans, O. D. Andrews, V. K. Arora, D. C. E. Bakker, L. Barbero, M. Becker, R. A. Betts, L. Bopp, F. Chevallier, L. P. Chini, P. Ciais, C. E. Cosca, J. Cross, K. Currie, T. Gasser, I. Harris, J. Hauck, V. Haverd, R. A. Houghton, C. W. Hunt, G. Hurtt, T. Ilyina, A. K. Jain, E. Kato, M. Kautz, R. F. Keeling, K. Klein Goldewijk, A. Körtzinger, P. Landschützer, N. Lefèvre, A. Lenton, S. Lienert, I. Lima, D. Lombardozzi, N. Metzl, F. Millero, P. M. S. Monteiro, D. R. Munro, J. E. M. S. Nabel, S.-I. Nakaoka, Y. Nojiri, X. A. Padin, A. Peregon, B. Pfeil, D. Pierrot, B. Poulter, G. Rehder, J. Reimer, C. Rödenbeck, J. Schwinger, R. Séférian, I. Skjelvan, B. D. Stocker, H. Tian, B. Tilbrook, F. N. Tubiello, I. T. van der Laan-Luijkx, G. R. van der Werf, S. van Heuven, N. Viovy, N. Vuichard, A. P. Walker, A. J. Watson, A. J. Wiltshire, S. Zaehle & D. Zhu. "Global Carbon Budget 2017." Earth System Science Data 10 : 405-448 (2018). doi:10.5194/essd-10-405-2018

- [17] Li, W., P. Ciais, C. Yue, T. Gasser, S. Peng & A. Bastos. "Gross changes in forest area shape the future carbon balance of tropical forests." Biogeosciences 15 : 91-103 (2018). doi:10.5194/bg-15-91-2018

- [16] Obersteiner, O., J. Bednar, F. Wagner, T. Gasser, P. Ciais, N. Forsell, S. Frank, P. Havlik, H. Valin, I. A. Janssens, J. Peñuelas & G. Schmidt-Traub. "How to spend a dwindling greenhouse gas budget." Nature Climate Change 8 : 7-10 (2018). doi:10.1038/s41558-017-0045-1

- [15] Gasser, T., G. P. Peters, J. S. Fuglestvedt, W. J. Collins, D. T. Shindell & P. Ciais. "Accounting for the climate-carbon feedback in emission metrics." Earth System Dynamics 8 : 235-253 (2017). doi:10.5194/esd-8-235-2017

- [14] Arneth, A., S. Sitch, J. Pongratz, B. D. Stocker, P. Ciais, B. Poulter, A. D. Bayer, A. Bondeau, L. Calle, L. P. Chini, T. Gasser, M. Fader, P. Friedlingstein, E. Kato, W. Li, M. Lindeskog, J. E. M. S. Nabel, T. A. M. Pugh, E. Robertson, N. Viovy, C. Yue & S. Zaehle. "Historical carbon dioxide emissions caused by land-use changes are possibly larger than assumed." Nature Geoscience 10 : 79-84 (2017). doi:10.1038/ngeo2882

- [13] Gasser, T., P. Ciais, O. Boucher, Y. Quilcaille, M. Tortora, L. Bopp & D. Hauglustaine. "The compact Earth system model OSCAR v2.2 : description and first results." Geoscientific Model Development 10 : 271-319 (2017). doi:10.5194/gmd-10-271-2017

- [12] Jones, C. D., P. Ciais, S. J. Davis, P. Friedlingstein, T. Gasser, G. P. Peters, J. Rogelj, D. P. van Vuuren, J. G. Canadell, A. Cowie, R. B. Jackson, M. Jonas, E. Kriegler, E. Littleton, J. A. Lowe, J. Milne, G. Shrestha, P. Smith, A. Torvanger & A. Wiltshire. "Simulating the Earth system response to negative emissions." Environmental Research Letters 11(9) : 095012 (2016). doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/095012

- [11] Bastos, A., P. Ciais, J. Barichivitch, L. Bopp, V. Brovkin, T. Gasser, S. Peng, J. Pongratz, N. Viovy & C. M. Trudinger. "Re-evaluating the 1940s CO2 plateau." Biogeosciences 13 : 4877-4897 (2016). doi:10.5194/bg-13-4877-2016

- [10] Levasseur, A., O. Cavalett, J. S. Fuglestvedt, T. Gasser, D. J. A. Johansson, S. V. Jørgensen, M. Raugei, A. Reisinger, G. Schivley, A. H. Strømman, K. Tanaka & F. Cherubini. "Enhancing life cycle impact assessment from climate science : Review of recent findings and recommendations for application to LCA." Ecological Indicators 71 : 163-174 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.06.049

- [9] Cherubini, F., J. S. Fuglestvedt, T. Gasser, A. Reisinger, O. Cavalett, M. A. J. Huijbregts, D. J. A. Johansson, S. V. Jørgensen, M. Raugei, G. Schivley, A. H. Strømman, K. Tanaka & A. Levasseur. "Bridging the gap between impact assessment methods and climate science." Environmental Science & Policy 64 : 129-140 (2016). doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2016.06.019

- [8] Li, B., T. Gasser, P. Ciais, S. L. Piao, S. Tao, Y. Balkanski, D. Hauglustaine, J. P. Boisier, Z. Chen, M. Huang, L. Z. Li, Y. Li, H. Liu, J. Liu, S. Peng, Z. Shen, Z. Sun, R. Wang, T. Wang, G. Yin, Y. Yin, H. Zeng, Z. Zeng & F. Zhou. "The contribution of China’s emissions to global climate forcing." Nature 531 : 357-361 (2016). doi:10.1038/nature17165

- [7] Smith, P., S. J. Davis, F. Creutzig, S. Fuss, J. Minx, B. Gabrielle, E. Kato, R. B. Jackson, A. Cowie, E. Kriegler, D. P. van Vuuren, J. Rogelj, P. Ciais, J. Milne, J. G. Canadell, D. McCollum, G. Peters, R. Andrew, V. Krey, G. Shrestha, P. Friedlingstein, T. Gasser, A. Grübler, W. K. Heidug, M. Jonas, C. D. Jones, F. Kraxner, E. Littleton, J. Lowe, J. R. Moreira, N. Nakicenovic, M. Obersteiner, A. Patwardhan, M. Rogner, E. Rubin, A. Sharifi, A. Torvanger, Y. Yamagata, J. Edmonds & C. Yongsung. "Biophysical and economic limits to negative CO2 emissions." Nature Climate Change 6 : 42-50 (2016). doi:10.1038/nclimate2870

- [6] Gasser, T., C. Guivarch, K. Tashiiri, C. D. Jones & P. Ciais. "Negative emissions physically needed to keep global warming below 2°C." Nature Communications 6 : 7958 (2015). doi:10.1038/ncomms8958

- [5] Cherubini, F., T. Gasser, R. Bright, P. Ciais & A. H. Strømman. "Linearity between temperature peak and bioenergy CO2 emission rates." Nature Climate Change 4 : 983-987 (2014). doi:10.1038/nclimate2399

- [4] Raupach, M. R., M. Gloor, J. L. Sarmiento, J. G. Canadell, T. L. Frölicher, T. Gasser, R. A. Houghton, C. Le Quéré & C. M. Trudinger. "The declining uptake rate of atmospheric CO2 by land and ocean sinks." Biogeosciences 11 : 3453-3475 (2014). doi:10.5194/bg-11-3453-2014

- [3] Ciais, P., T. Gasser, J.-D. Paris, K. Caldeira, M. R. Raupach, J. G. Canadell, A. Patwardhan, P. Friedlingstein, S. L. Piao & V. Gitz. "Attributing the increase of atmospheric CO2 to emitters and absorbers." Nature Climate Change 3 : 926-930 (2013). doi:10.1038/nclimate1942

- [2] Gasser, T. & P. Ciais. "A theoretical framework for the net land-to-atmosphere CO2 flux and its implications in the definition of ’emissions from land-use change’." Earth System Dynamics 4 : 171-186 (2013). doi:10.5194/esd-4-171-2013

- [1] Eglin, T., P. Ciais, S. L. Piao, P. Barre, V. Bellassen, P. Cadule, C. Chenu, T. Gasser, C. Koven, M. Reichstein & P. Smith. "Historical and future perspectives of global soil carbon response to climate and land-use changes." Tellus B 62 : 700-718 (2010). doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00499.x

PhD Thesis

- Gasser, T., "Attribution régionalisée des causes anthropiques du changement climatique." Université Pierre et Marie Curie (2014). pdf (in French)

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last updated Aug. 2018