Josefine Lenz

Geographer, PhD candidate

Josefine Lenz
Division Geosciences | Periglacial Research | COPER: Coastal permafrost erosion, organic carbon and nutrient release in the Arctic nearshore zone | PETA-CARB - Rapid Permafrost Thaw in a Warming Arctic and Impacts on the Soil Organic Carbon Pool
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Email Josefine Lenz
Phone +49(331)288-2204
Fax +49(331)288-2122
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A43,
D-14473 Potsdam
(Room A6-005)
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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 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


Research interests

Arctic landscape dynamics, paleolimnology and thermokarst processes in the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic

Latest Publications

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Past Permafrost and Landscape Dynamics in Central Beringia: Two Case Studies from Drained Thermokarst Lake Basin Cores (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M.; Walter Anthony, Katey M.; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly; Wulf, Sabine; Grosse, Guido
hdl: 10013/epic.48175


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New compilation of formation dates, origins and fates for lakes within the Last Glacial/Permafrost Maximum domain of the Northern Hemisphere (2016)
Brosius, Laura; Treat, Claire C.; Lenz, Josefine; Grosse, Guido; Walter Anthony, Katey M.; Jones, Miriam C.
hdl: 10013/epic.48182


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Pan-arctic lakes: an important source of atmospheric methane during the last deglaciation? (2016)
Brosius, Laura; Treat, Claire C.; Walter Anthony, Katey M.; Jones, Miriam C.; Grosse, Guido; Lenz, Josefine
hdl: 10013/epic.48181


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PYRN General Assembly: Report from the current (2014-2016) and election of the new Executive Committee (2016-2018) (2016)
Tanski, George; Bevington, Alexandre; Frolov, Denis; Strauss, Jens; Lenz, Josefine; Kuznetsova, Elena; Hogström, Elin; Maslakov, Alexey; Harder, Silvie; Radosavljevic, Boris; Schneider, Andrea; Longo, William
hdl: 10013/epic.48178


Article
Evidence of multiple thermokarst lake generations from an 11 800-year-old permafrost core on the northern Seward Peninsula, Alaska (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M.; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly; Grosse, Guido
hdl: 10013/epic.48183


Latest Datasets


(Table S1) Sedimentology on sediment core PG-Kit-43 (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly A; Grosse, Guido


(Table S1) Magnetic susceptibility measurements on sediment core PG-Kit-43 (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly A; Grosse, Guido


Single non-normalized data of electron probe analyses of all glass shard samples from the Seward Peninsula and the Lipari obsidian reference standard (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly A; Grosse, Guido


(Table S2) Single non-normalized data of electron probe analyses of the Lipari obsidian reference standard (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly A; Grosse, Guido


(Table S2) Single non-normalized electron probe analyses of all glass shard samples from the Seward Peninsula (core Kit-64) (2016)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M; Meyer, Hanno; Bobrov, Anatoly A; Grosse, Guido