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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Email Boris K. Biskaborn
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 GTN-P

- AWI permafrost research representative for ESKP

Research interests

Past and present changes in arctic areas, permafrost and lake ecosystems. Biological and sediment-geochemical proxies. Permafrost Data Science (GTN-P).

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