Prof. Dr. Guido Grosse

Head of Permafrost Research Section

Guido Grosse
Division Geosciences | Permafrost 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)288-2100
Fax +49(331)288-2137
Address Alfred Wegener Institute
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
( Room A45-A45S-306)

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Publications, Presentations and Reports: EPIC repository
Data: PANGAEA repository


  • Head of Permafrost Research Section
  • 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: 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

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

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
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