Dr. Michael Fritz

Postdoctoral Researcher

Michael Fritz
Division Geosciences | Periglacial Research | COPER: Coastal permafrost erosion, organic carbon and nutrient release in the Arctic nearshore zone
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Email Michael Fritz
Phone +49(331)288-2203
Fax +49(331)288-2122
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A43,
D-14473 Potsdam
(Room A6-4)
ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4591-7325
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Research program

PACES II 1.3: Degrading permafrost landscapes; carbon, energy and water fluxes
PACES II 1: Changes and regional feedbacks in Arctic and Antarctic
PACES II 3.1: Circumpolar climate variability and global teleconnections at seasonal to orbital time scales


Responsibilities

Postdoctoral researcher in Helmholtz Young Investigators Group "COPER" lead by Hugues Lantuit (http://www.awi.de/en/go/coper); Ex-officio member of the Executive Committee of the Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN)(http://pyrn.arcticportal.org/index.php/en);

Executive Committee member of the IASC network Arctic in Rapid Transition (ART) (http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/en/ART); Technical Program Coordinator of the Local Organizing Committee of the 11th International Conference on Permafrost 2016 (http://icop2016.org/)


Research interests

Arctic land-ocean interactions; Coastal permafrost dynamics and material transport pathways; Dissolved and particulate organic matter matter in permafrost deposits; Paleoenvironmental reconstructions inferred from lake sediments; Ground ice as environmental archive

Latest Publications

Conference Item
A Frozen-Ground Cartoon: Explaining international permafrost research using comic strips. (2016)
Bouchard, Fréderic; Deshpande, Bethany; Fritz, Michael; Malenfant-Lepage, Julie; Nieuwendam, Alexandre; Paquette, Michel; Rudy, Ashley; Siewert, Matthias; Sjöberg, Ylva; Veillete, Audrey; Harbor, John; Weege, Stefanie; Ross, Noémie; Nääs, Heta
hdl: 10013/epic.48133


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Mid- to late Holocene development of polygonal peatlands Yukon Coastal Plain, Western Canadian Arctic (2016)
Wolter, Juliane; Lantuit, Hugues; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Wetterich, Sebastian; Rethemeyer, Janet; Plessen, Birgit; Fritz, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.48118


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Modern and Holocene fluxes of sediment and organic matter into the Arctic Ocean. (2016)
Fritz, Michael; Lantuit, Hugues
hdl: 10013/epic.48134


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Permafrost carbon degradation and transport pathways at thermokarst coasts in the Arctic (2016)
Tanski, George; Ruttor, Saskia; Lantuit, Hugues; Knoblauch , Christian; Radosavljevic, Boris; Ramage, Justine; Mollenhauer, Gesine; Strauss, Jens; Fritz, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.48176


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Dissolved organic matter properties in arctic coastal waters are strongly influenced by fluxes from permafrost coasts and by local meteorology. (2016)
Fritz, Michael; Tanski, George; Goncalves-Araujo, Rafael; Heim, Birgit; Koch, Boris; Lantuit, Hugues
hdl: 10013/epic.48132


Latest Datasets


Permafrost cores and active layer pits on Herschel Island: core attributes (4016)
Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Myers-Smith, IH; Heim, Birgit; Wolter, Juliane; Fritz, Michael


Permafrost cores and active layer pits on Herschel Island: link to shape files (2016)
Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Myers-Smith, IH; Heim, Birgit; Wolter, Juliane; Fritz, Michael


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