About Hans-Peter Plag

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Note: The list does not include Special Issues in Physics and Chemistry of the Earth.


Plag, H.-P., 2014. Foreword: extreme geohazards — a growing threat for a globally interconnected civilization. Natural hazards, 72, 2175-1277.


Nativi, S., Mazzetti, P., Plag, H.-P. (eds.): Towards a Sustainable GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) – Some Results of the EGIDA Project. ISBN 978-88-98262-05-2, pages 13-34.


Plag, H.-P. & Pearlman, M. (editors), 2009. The Global Geodetic Observing System: Meeting the Requirements of a Global Society on a Changing Planet in 2020. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 332 pages. See http://www.springer.com/978-3-642-02686-7 for details. On-line version.


Elgered, G., Plag, H.-P., Marel, H. v. d., Barlag, S., & Nash, J., 2005. COST Action 716 Exploitation of Ground-based GPS for Operational Numerical Weather Prediction and Climate Applications, no. EUR 21639 in COST European cooperation in the field of scientific and technical research, European Commission (pdf of a preprint).

Plag, H.-P., Chao, B., Gross, R., & van Dam, T., eds., 2005. Forcing of polar motion in the Chandler frequency band: a contribution to understanding interannual climate variations, vol. 24, Cahiers du Centre Europeen de Geodynamique et de Seismologie.


Plag, H.-P., Chao, B., Gross, R., & van Dam, T., eds., 2004. Forcing of polar motion in the Chandler frequency band: a contribution to understanding interannual climate variations - Book of Abstracts, Centre Europeen de Geodynamique et de Seismologie, Workshop held in April 2004.

Plag, H.-P. & Zhang, X., eds., 2004. Workshop on Observing and Understanding Sea Level Variations - Book of Abstracts, Hydrographic Institute, Malta.


Plag, H.-P., Shum, C. K., & Fengoli-Marc, L., eds., 2002. Sea Level Changes from Global to Local, vol. 27, Special issue of Phys. Chem. Earth.

Ørbæk, J. B., Holmen, K., Neuber, R., Plag, H.-P., Lefauconnier, B., Prisco, G. d., & Ito, H., 2002. The Changing Physical Environment - Proceedings from the Sixth Ny-Ålesund International Scientific Seminar, 8-10 october 2002, Tromsø, Norway, Norsk Polarinstitutt.


Plag, H.-P., Barlag, S., Caissy, M., Combrink, L., Elgered, G., Moore, A., & Marel, H. v. d., eds., 2001. Proceedings of the First COST Action 716 Workshop 'Towards Operational GPS Meteorology' and the 'Second Network Workshop of the International GPS Service (IGS)', vol. 26, Special issue of Phys. Chem. Earth.


Plag, H.-P., ed., 2000. Instrumental challenges in geodesy, In Phys. Chem. Earth, Vol. 25, No. 12.

Plag, H.-P., Axe, P., Knudsen, P., Richter, B., & Verstraeten, J., eds., 2000. European Sea Level Observing System (EOSS): Status and future developments, vol. EUR 19682, Office for Official Publication of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 72 pages.

Prior to 2000:

Plag, H.-P. & Klosko, S. M., eds., 1997. Geophysical evidence of past and present climate change, vol. 18, Special Issue of Surveys in Geophysics.

Pirazzoli, P. A., Plag, H.-P., Sabadini, R., & Zerbini, S., eds., 1993. Vertical Movements, Earth Rheology and Sea Level Measurement, Special Issue of Global and Planetary Change.

Sterr, H., Hofstede, J., & Plag, H.-P., eds., 1993. Proceedings of the International Coastal Congress, Kiel 1992, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt.