Dr. Frank Günther

Geoscientist

Frank Günther
Division Geosciences | Periglacial Research | PETA-CARB - Rapid Permafrost Thaw in a Warming Arctic and Impacts on the Soil Organic Carbon Pool
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Email Frank Günther
Phone +49(331)288-2156
Fax +49(331)288-2122
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A43,
D-14473 Potsdam
(Room A45-105)
ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8298-8937

Research program

PACES II 1.3: Degrading permafrost landscapes; carbon, energy and water fluxes


Responsibilities

Postdoctoral Researcher in ERC Starting Grant PETA-CARB: Rapid Permafrost Thaw in a Warming Arctic and Impacts on the Soil Organic Carbon Pool;

PI of RapidEye special area project "Remote sensing of permafrost thaw-related landscape dynamics in the Lena Delta region: coastal erosion, river delta changes, and thermokarst";

Member of Local Organizing Committee for ICOP 2016;


Research interests

Permafrost and thermokarst-related geomorphodynamics - Coastal changes in the Siberian Arctic - Remote sensing and photogrammetric survey of permafrost landscapes

Latest Publications

Conference Item
Change detection of permafrost thaw dynamics across resolutions: From low to high spatial and temporal observations on the Bykovsky Peninsula, Lena Delta, East Siberia (2016)
Günther, Frank; Grosse, Guido; Overduin, Paul; Veremeeva, Alexandra; Grigoriev, Mikhail N.
hdl: 10013/epic.47885


Conference Item
Permafrost regions vulnerable to thaw: A Landsat, ALOS, and DEM-based analysis of Yedoma relief in the Kolyma Lowland, Northeast Siberia (2016)
Veremeeva, Alexandra; Glushkova, Nadezhda; Günther, Frank
hdl: 10013/epic.47886


Article
Coastal erosion and mass wasting along the Canadian Beaufort Sea based on annual airborne LiDAR elevation data (2016)
Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Grosse, Guido; Günther, Frank; Sachs, Torsten; Helm, Veit; Fritz, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.47349


Conference Item
Ice-Rich Yedoma Permafrost: Circum-Arctic Distribution and Thickness Synthesis (2016)
Strauss, Jens; Fedorov, Alexander N.; Fortier, Daniel; Froese, Duane; Fuchs, Matthias; Grosse, Guido; Günther, Frank; Harden, Jennifer; Hugelius, Gustaf; Kanevskiy, Mikhail; Kholodov, Alexander L.; Kunitsky, Viktor V.; Laboor, Sebastian; Lapointe-Elmrabti
hdl: 10013/epic.46778


Article
Satellite-derived changes in the permafrost landscape of central Yakutia, 2000–2011: Wetting, drying, and fires (2016)
Boike, Julia; Grau, Thomas; Heim, Birgit; Günther, Frank; Langer, Moritz; Muster, Sina; Gouttevin, Isabelle; Lange, Stephan
hdl: 10013/epic.46867


Latest Reports

Russian-German cooperation SYSTEM LAPTEV SEA : the expeditions Laptev Sea - Mamontov Klyk 2011 & Buor Khaya 2012 (2013)
Günther, Frank; Overduin, Paul; Makarov, Aleksandr S.; Grigoriev, Mikhail N.
hdl: 10013/epic.41834


Latest Datasets


LiDAR elevation data of Yukon Coast and Herschel Island in 2012 and 2013 (2016)
Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Fritz, Michael; Grosse, Guido; Günther, Frank; Sachs, Torsten; Helm, Veit


LiDAR elevation data of Yukon Coast and Herschel Island in 2013, links to Shapefiles and TIFF images (2016)
Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Fritz, Michael; Grosse, Guido; Günther, Frank; Sachs, Torsten; Helm, Veit


LiDAR elevation data of Yukon Coast and Herschel Island in 2012, links to Shapefiles and TIFF images (2016)
Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Fritz, Michael; Grosse, Guido; Günther, Frank; Sachs, Torsten; Helm, Veit


Animation with all MODIS fire product maps from 2000 to 2011, Yakutia, Siberia (2015)
Boike, Julia; Grau, Thomas; Heim, Birgit; Günther, Frank; Langer, Moritz; Muster, Sina; Gouttevin, Isabelle; Lange, Stephan


Trends of MODIS land surface temperature trend from 2000 to 2011, Yakutia, Siberia (2015)
Boike, Julia; Grau, Thomas; Heim, Birgit; Günther, Frank; Langer, Moritz; Muster, Sina; Gouttevin, Isabelle; Lange, Stephan