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 Lakes and Future Climate – Sediment Cores reveal Permafrost Dynamics in Beringia (2015)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M.; Grosse, Guido
hdl: 10013/epic.46539


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From Science to Policy - An Early Career Scientist`s view on challenges and opportunities (2015)
Lenz, Josefine
hdl: 10013/epic.45730


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Past landscape and permafrost dynamics in Arctic Alaska based on sedimentary records (2015)
Lenz, Josefine; Grosse, Guido; Jones, Benjamin M.; Fritz, Michael; Wetterich, Sebastian
hdl: 10013/epic.45562


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Understanding Thermokarst Lake Dynamics in Arctic Alaska: Case Studies based on Sediment Cores (2015)
Lenz, Josefine; Wetterich, Sebastian; Jones, Benjamin M.; Grosse, Guido
hdl: 10013/epic.45555


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Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN): Perspectives and Priorities of the next Generation on Permafrost Research (2015)
Lenz, Josefine; Kuznetsova, Elena; Tanski, George; Bevington, Alexandre; Högström, Elin; Frolov, Denis; Harder, Silvie; Strauss, Jens; Maslakov, Alexey; Schneider, Andrea; Longo, William; Recio Blitz, Cayetana; Radosavljevic, Boris; Fritz, Michael; Morgen
hdl: 10013/epic.45561


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