Dr. Guido Grosse

Research Scientist

Guido Grosse
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 Guido Grosse
Phone +49(331)288-2150
Fax +49(331)288-2137
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A43,
D-14473 Potsdam
(Room A45-108)
ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5895-2141

Research program

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


  • Principal Investigator: ERC Starting Grant PETA-CARB (2013-2018): Rapid Permafrost Thaw in a Warming Arctic and Impacts on the Soil Organic Carbon Pool:
    PETA-CARB Website
  • Affiliated Faculty, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks:
    GI UAF Permafrost Lab Website
  • Chair of the Thermokarst Working Group in the Permafrost Carbon Network (PCN):
    PCN Thermokarst Working Group Website
  • Co-Investigator: Towards a Circum-Arctic Lakes Observation Network (CALON) (NSF Arctic Observation Network)
  • Co-Investigator: Contributions of northern cold-climate peatlands and lakes to abrupt changes in atmospheric methane during the last deglaciation (NSF Paleo Perspectives in Climate Change)
  • Co-Investigator: Characterization of CH4 emissions from high latitude lakes in North America using multi-scale remote sensing (NASA Carbon Cycle Sciences)
  • Co-Chair AWI Remote Sensing of Polar Non-Glaciated Sensitive Environments (RESPONSE):
    RESPONSE Website

Research interests

Arctic terrestrial landscape dynamics; Remote sensing of permafrost regions; Permafrost thaw; Permafrost geomorphology and hydrology; High latitude soil carbon dynamics; GIS

Latest Publications

Conference Item
A simplified, data-constrained approach to estimate the permafrost carbon-climate feedback: The PCN Incubation-Panarctic Thermal (PInc-PanTher) Scaling Approach (2015)
Koven, Charles D.; Schuur, Edward. A. G.; Schädel, Christina; Bohn, Theodore; Burke, Eleanor; Chen, Guangsheng; Chen, Xiaodong; Ciais, Philippe; Grosse, Guido; Harden, Jennifer; Hayes, Daniel J.; Hugelius, Gustaf; Jafarov, Elchin E.; Krinner, Gerhard; Kuh
hdl: 10013/epic.46506

Conference Item
Lakes in Northern Permafrost Regions and Feedbacks with the Methane Cycle (2015)
Grosse, Guido; Walter Anthony, Katey M.; Regmi, Prajna; Nitze, Ingmar; Schneider von Deimling, Thomas
hdl: 10013/epic.46493

Conference Item
Ice-Rich Yedoma Permafrost: A Synthesis of Circum-Arctic Distribution and Thickness (2015)
Strauss, Jens; Fedorov, Alexander N.; Fortier, Daniel; Froese, Duane; Fuchs, Matthias; Grosse, Guido; Günther, Frank; Harden, Jennifer W.; Hugelius, Gustaf; Kanevskiy, Mikhail; Kholodov, Alexander L.; Kunitsky, Viktor V.; Laboor, Sebastian; Lapointe-Elmra
hdl: 10013/epic.46537

Conference Item
Evolution of a Thermokarst Landscape: A History of Late-Quaternary Permafrost Degradation and Stabilization in Interior Alaska Illustrates the Importance of Multiple Environmental Controls (2015)
Edwards, M. E.; Grosse, Guido; McDowell, Patricia; Jones, Benjamin
hdl: 10013/epic.46507

Conference Item
Ice wedge degradation: Why Arctic lowlands are becoming wetter and drier (2015)
Liljedahl, Anna K.; Boike, Julia; Daanen, R. P.; Fedorov, A.; Frost, Gerald; Grosse, Guido; Hinzman, L.; Iijima, Yoshihiro; Jorgenson, Janet; Matveyeva, N. V.; Necsoiu, M.; Raynolds, Martha K.; Romanovsky, V. E.; Schulla, J.; Tape, Ken; Walker, Donald A.;
hdl: 10013/epic.46509

Latest Datasets

Robust trends of Landscape Dynamics in the Arctic Lena Delta with dense Landsat time-series stacks, with links to GeoTIFFs (2015)
Nitze, Ingmar; Grosse, Guido

Corona Satellite Photo Mosaic: Northern Seward Peninsula (1962-06-28) (2015)
Grosse, Guido

Western Alaska Lake Database (2015)
Lindgren, Prajna R; Grosse, Guido; Romanovsky, Vladimir E

Western Alaska Lake Database: 2000s (2015)
Lindgren, Prajna R; Grosse, Guido; Romanovsky, Vladimir E

Mid-Wisconsin to Holocene permafrost and landscape dynamics based on a drained lake basin core from the northern Seward Peninsula, Northwest Alaska (2015)
Lenz, Josefine; Grosse, Guido; Jones, Benjamin M; Walter Anthony, Katey M; Bobrov, Anatoly A; Wulf, Sabine; Wetterich, Sebastian