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Mr. Jan Nitzbon

Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research


  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

PAGES interests        ECN, ACME, Peat Carbon - C-PEAT
Topics        Carbon cycle, Climate dynamics, Ice dynamics, Modeling
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Future projection, Holocene, Last glacial cycle
Regions        Antarctic region, Arctic
Sector        Academia / Education, Outreach/Communication, Research
Discipline        Geomorphology, Hydrology, Modeling, (Paleo)climatology
Computers        Matlab, Modeling, Python, Unix



Aas, K. S., Martin, L., Nitzbon, J., Langer, M., Boike, J., Lee, H., Berntsen, T. K., & Westermann, S. (2019). Thaw processes in ice-rich permafrost landscapes represented with laterally coupled tiles in a land surface model. The Cryosphere, 13(2), 591–609. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-591-2019

Boike, J., Nitzbon, J., Anders, K., Grigoriev, M., Bolshiyanov, D., Langer, M., Lange, S., Bornemann, N., Morgenstern, A., Schreiber, P., Wille, C., Chadburn, S., Gouttevin, I., Burke, E., & Kutzbach, L. (2019). A 16-year record (2002–2017) of permafrost, active-layer, and meteorological conditions at the Samoylov Island Arctic permafrost research site, Lena River delta, northern Siberia: An opportunity to validate remote-sensing data and land surface, snow, and permafrost models. Earth System Science Data, 11(1), 261–299. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-261-2019

Martin, L. C. P., Nitzbon, J., Aas, K. S., Etzelmüller, B., Kristiansen, H., & Westermann, S. (2019). Stability Conditions of Peat Plateaus and Palsas in Northern Norway. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JF004945

Nitzbon, J, Schultz, P., Heitzig, J., Kurths, J., & Hellmann, F. (2017). Deciphering the imprint of topology on nonlinear dynamical network stability. New Journal of Physics, 19(3), 033029. https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/aa6321

Nitzbon, Jan, Heitzig, J., & Parlitz, U. (2017). Sustainability, collapse and oscillations in a simple World-Earth model. Environmental Research Letters, 12(7), 074020. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa7581

Nitzbon, Jan, Langer, M., Westermann, S., Martin, L., Aas, K. S., & Boike, J. (2019). Pathways of ice-wedge degradation in polygonal tundra under different hydrological conditions. The Cryosphere, 13(4), 1089–1123. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1089-2019