Dr. Boris K. Biskaborn


Boris K. Biskaborn
Division Geosciences | Periglacial Research | COPER: Coastal permafrost erosion, organic carbon and nutrient release in the Arctic nearshore zone
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Phone +49(331)288-2194
Fax +49(331)288-2122
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A43,
D-14473 Potsdam
(Room A43-118)
ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2378-0348
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Research program

PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 3: The earth system from a polar perspective: Data, modelling and synthesis
PACES II 4: Research in science-stakeholder interactions
PACES II 1.3: Degrading permafrost landscapes; carbon, energy and water fluxes
PACES II 3.1: Circumpolar climate variability and global teleconnections at seasonal to orbital time scales
PACES II 4.2: Channelling research data to enhanced data products


- Director of the GTN-P Secretariat

- AWI permafrost research representative for ESKP

Research interests

Past and present changes in arctic lakes, permafrost and ecosystems, focus on biological, sedimentological and chemical proxies

Latest Publications

Conference Item
PAGE21 WP8 Data Management (2015)
Biskaborn, Boris K.; Lanckman, Jean-Pierre; Dressler, Almut; Johannsson, Halldor; Lantuit, Hugues
hdl: 10013/epic.46280

Conference Item
Arctic permafrost thermal variability across an environmental gradient from continuous to sporadic permafrost in the Northern Hemisphere – a PAGE21 compilation (2015)
Christiansen, Hanne H.; Boike, Julia; van Huissteden, Ko; Hansen, Birger U.; Johansson, Margareta; Iwahana, Go; Gilbert, Graham; Biskaborn, Boris K.
hdl: 10013/epic.46291

Conference Item
GTN-P Metadata Statistics (2015)
Biskaborn, Boris K.; Lanckman, Jean-Pierre
hdl: 10013/epic.46281

The new database of the Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost (GTN-P), Supplementary material (2015)
Biskaborn, Boris K.; Lanckman, Jean-Pierre; Lantuit, Hugues; Elger, Kirsten; Streletskiy, Dmitry; Cable, William; Romanovsky, V. E.
hdl: 10013/epic.46446

Late Quaternary vegetation and lake system dynamics in northeastern Siberia: Implications for seasonal climate variability (2015)
Biskaborn, Boris K.; Subetto, D. A.; Savelieva, L. A.; Vakhrameeva, Polina S.; Hansche, A.; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Klemm, Juliane; Pestryakova, L. A.; Meyer, Hanno; Kuhn, Gerhard; Diekmann, Bernhard
hdl: 10013/epic.46285

Latest Datasets

Late Quaternary Lake Records of Northeastern Eurasia (2009)
Diekmann, Bernhard; Andreev, Andrei; Biskaborn, Boris; Chapligin, Bernhard; Dirksen, O.; Dirksen, V.; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Hubberten, Hans-Wolfgang; Hoff, Ulrike; Meyer, Hanno; Müller, Stephan; Nazarova, Larisa; Pestryakova, L.; Popp, S.; Subetto, D.; Taras

Can XRF scanner data be applied as grain-size proxy? - Clues from north-eastern Siberian arctic lake sediments (2010)
Biskaborn, Boris; Funk, Christiane; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Bolshiyanov, D.; Vakhrameeva, P.; Diekmann, Bernhard

A multiproxy case study from Lake Karakul, Tajikistan: 29 kyr BP of climatic and environmental change (2015)
Heinecke, Liv; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Mischke, Steffen; Adler, Karsten; Biskaborn, Boris; Barth, Anja; Kuhn, Gerhard; Rajabov , Ilhomjon

Late Pleistocene-Holocene climate and environment in the periglacial lake districts of eastern Siberia (2010)
Diekmann, Bernhard; Andreev, Andrei; Biskaborn, Boris; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Hubberten, Hans-Wolfgang; Meyer, Hanno; Müller, Stephan; Nazarova, Larisa; Pestryakova, L.; Popp, Steffen; Subetto, D.; Tarasov, P. E.; Werner, Kirstin

First sediment-geochemical findings from a north-south lake transect in the Siberian Arctic. (2010)
Biskaborn, Boris; Funk, Christiane; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Bolshiyanov, D.; Vakhrameeva, P.; Diekmann, Bernhard

The Upper Jurassic of Gräfenberg (Southern Germany): Implications for Microfacies Development and Relative Sea-Level Change (2009)
Biskaborn, Boris

Holocene palaeoenvironmental variability inferred by lake records of extreme continental climates in the Siberian Arcitc (2011)
Biskaborn, Boris; Bolshiyanov, D.; Funk, Christiane; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Savelieva, Larissa; Subetto, P.; Vakhrameeva, P.; Diekmann, Bernhard

Paleolimnological investigations of selected lakes along a north-south transect from the Lena delta (Laptev Sea region) to its hinterland (2010)
Biskaborn, Boris; Funk, Christiane; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Bolshiyanov, D.; Vakhrameeva, P.; Subetto, D.; Diekmann, Bernhard

Thermokarst Processes and Depositional Events in a Tundra Lake, Northeastern Siberia (2013)
Biskaborn, Boris; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Bolshiyanov, D. Y.; Schwamborn, Georg; Diekmann, Bernhard

Faziesentwicklung im Malm Gräfenbergs (Mittlere Frankenalb) (2008)
Biskaborn, Boris