Dr. Paul Overduin

Senior scientist

Paul Overduin
Division Geosciences | Periglacial Research
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Email Paul Overduin
Phone +49(331)288-2113
Fax +49(331)288-2122
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A43,
D-14473 Potsdam
(Room A43-116)
ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9849-4712


  • Member of the Assessment Integration Team, Arctic Resilience Report, a project of the Arctic Council:
  • Co-Leader of the Arctic Coastal Dynamics Project (ACD), a project of IASC, IPA, LOICZ:
  • Lead PI on the Arctic Circumpolar Coastal Observatory Network (ACCO-Net) Project, an IPY Full Proposal (#90):
  • Co-Chair of the Coastal and Offshore Permafrost and Hydrates Working Group of the International Permafrost Association
  • Steering Committee Member, PROGRESS: Potsdam Research Cluster for Georisk Analysis, Environmental Change and Sustainability;


Research interests

Permafrost, terrestrial and submarine;Coastal geomorphodynamics;Geophysical methods;

Latest Publications

Erosion and Flooding—Threats to Coastal Infrastructure in the Arctic: A Case Study from Herschel Island, Yukon Territory, Canada (2015)
Radosavljevic, Boris; Lantuit, Hugues; Pollard, Wayne; Overduin, Paul; Couture, N. J.; Sachs, Torsten; Helm, Veit; Fritz, Michael
hdl: 10013/epic.46279

Conference Item
Observing Muostakh disappear: Permafrost thaw subsidence and coastal erosion of a ground-ice-rich island in repsonse to arctic summer warming and sea ice reduction (2015)
Günther, Frank; Overduin, Paul; Yakshina, Irina A.; Opel, Thomas; Baranskaya, Alisa; Grigoriev, Mikhail N.
hdl: 10013/epic.46250

Impact of wind and tides on the Lena River freshwater plume dynamics in the summer season (2015)
Fofonova, Vera; Danilov, Sergey; Androsov, Alexey; Janout, Markus; Bauer, Martin; Overduin, Paul; Itkin, Polona; Wiltshire, Karen Helen
hdl: 10013/epic.45627

Methane oxidation following submarine permafrost degradation: Measurements from a central Laptev Sea shelf borehole (2015)
Overduin, Paul; Liebner, Susanne; Knoblauch, Christian; Günther, Frank; Wetterich, Sebastian; Schirrmeister, Lutz; Hubberten, Hans-Wolfgang; Grigoriev, Mikhail N.
hdl: 10013/epic.45711

Conference Item
From multidecadal to interannual and seasonal remote sensing of thermokarst dynamics in Siberian permafrost landscapes (2015)
Günther, Frank; Grosse, Guido; Fuchs, Matthias; Nitze, Ingmar; Overduin, Paul
hdl: 10013/epic.45453

Latest Reports

Russian-German cooperation SYSTEM LAPTEV SEA : the expeditions Laptev Sea - Mamontov Klyk 2011 & Buor Khaya 2012 (2013)
Günther, Frank; Overduin, Paul; Makarov, Aleksandr S.; Grigoriev, Mikhail N.
hdl: 10013/epic.41834

Russian-German cooperation System Laptev Sea: the expedition LENA 2008 (2012)
Wagner, Dirk; Overduin, Pier Paul; Grigoriev, Mikhail N.; Knoblauch, Christian; Bolshiyanov, Dimitry Y.
hdl: 10013/epic.38929

Research in the Laptev Sea region : Proceedings of the joint Russian-German workshop November 8-11, 2010, St. Petersburg, Russia (2010)
Wetterich, Sebastian; Overduin, Pier Paul; Fedorova, Irina
hdl: 10013/epic.36299