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Katey W.A., T. Schneider von Deimling, I. Nitze, S. Frolking, A. Emond, R. Daanen, P. Anthony, P. Lindgren, B. Jones & G. Grosse  21st-century modeled permafrost carbon emissions accelerated by abrupt thaw beneath lakes. Nature Communicationsvolume 9, Article number: 3262, 2018.

Strozzi, T.; Antonova, S.; Günther, F.; Mätzler, E.; Vieira, G.; Wegmüller, U.; Westermann, S.; Bartsch, A. Sentinel-1 SAR Interferometry for Surface Deformation Monitoring in Low-Land Permafrost Areas. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 1360.

Kroisleitner, C., Bartsch, A., and Bergstedt, H.: Circumpolar patterns of potential mean annual ground temperature based on surface state obtained from microwave satellite data, The Cryosphere, 12, 2349-2370,, 2018.

Tape KD, Jones BM, Arp CD, Nitze I, Grosse G.  Tundra be dammed: Beaver colonization of the Arctic. Glob Change Biol. 2018, 1–11.

Lara, M. J., Nitze, I., Grosse, G., McGuire, D.  Tundra landform and vegetation productivity trend maps for the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska. Sci. Data 5:180058, 2018.

Narama C., M. Daiyrov, M. Duishonakunov, T. Tadono, H. Sato, A. Kääb, J.Ukita, and K. Abdrakhmatov .  Large drainages from short-lived glacial lakes in the Teskey Range, Tien Shan Mountains, Central Asia. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, 983-995, 2018.

Daiyrov M., C. Narama, T. Yamanokuchi, T. Tadono, A. Kääb, J. Ukita T. Regional geomorphological conditions related to recent changes of glacial lakes in the Issyk-Kul basin, northern Tien Shan. Geosciences, 8(3), 99, 2018.

Widhalm, B.; Bartsch, A.; Goler, R. Simplified Normalization of C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar Data for Terrestrial Applications in High Latitude Environments. Remote Sensing, 10, 551, 2018.

Antonova  S., Sudhaus, H., Strozzi, T., Zwieback, S., Kääb, A., Heim, B., Langer, M., Bornemann, N., Boike J. Thaw subsidence of a yedoma landscape in northern Siberia, measured in situ and estimated from TerraSAR-X Interferometry. Remote Sensing, 10, 494, 2018.

Lara, M.J.; Nitze, I.; Grosse, G.; Martin P. & A. D. McGuire Reduced arctic tundra productivity linked with landform and climate change interactions. Scientific Reports  8, 2345, 2018.

Kääb, A.; Leinss, S.; Gilbert, A.; Bühler,Y.; Gascoin,S.; Evans, S.G.; Bartelt,P.; Berthier, E.; Brun, F.; Chao,W.; Farinotti, D.; Gimbert, F.; Guo, W.; Huggel, C.; Kargel, J.; Leonard, G.; Tian, L.; Treichler, D.; Yao, T. Massive collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016 after surge-like instability. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/s41561-017-0039-7, 2018.

Stettner, S.; Beamish, A.L.; Bartsch, A.; Heim, B.; Grosse, G.; Roth, A.; Lantuit, H. Monitoring Inter- and Intra-Seasonal Dynamics of Rapidly Degrading Ice-Rich Permafrost Riverbanks in the Lena Delta with TerraSAR-X Time Series. Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 51, 2018.


Westermann, S., Peter, M., Langer, M., Schwamborn, G., Schirrmeister, L., Etzelmüller, B., and Boike, J. Transient modeling of the ground thermal conditions using satellite data in the Lena River delta, Siberia
The Cryosphere, 11, 1441-1463, 2017.

Nitze, I.; Grosse, G.; Jones, B.M.; Arp, C.D.; Ulrich, M.; Fedorov, A.; Veremeeva, A. Landsat-Based Trend Analysis of Lake Dynamics across Northern Permafrost Regions.
Remote Sens. 2017, 9, 640, 2017.

Trofaier, A. M., Westermann, S., Bartsch, A. Progress in space-borne studies of permafrost for climate science: Towards a multi-ECV approach.
Remote Sensing of Environment. in press.

Muster, S., Roth, K., Langer, M., Lange, S., Cresto Aleina, F., Bartsch, A., Morgenstern, A., Grosse, G., Jones, B., Sannel, A. B. K., Sjöberg, Y., Günther, F., Andresen, C., Veremeeva, A., Lindgren, P. R., Bouchard, F., Lara, M. J., Fortier, D., Charbonneau, S., Virtanen, T. A., Hugelius, G., Palmtag, J., Siewert, M. B., Riley, W. J., Koven, C. D., and Boike, J.: PeRL: A Circum-Arctic Permafrost Region Pond and Lake Database
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 317-348,, 2017.


Antonova, S.; Duguay, C.R.; Kääb, A.; Heim, B.; Langer, M.; Westermann, S.; Boike, J. Monitoring Bedfast Ice and Ice Phenology in Lakes of the Lena River Delta Using TerraSAR-X Backscatter and Coherence Time Series
Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 903.

Bartsch, A.; Grosse, G.; Kääb, A.; Westermann, S.; Strozzi, T.; Wiesmann, A.; Duguay, C.; Seifert, F. M.; Obu, J.; Goler, R.: GlobPermafrost – How space-based earth observation supports understanding of permafrost.
Proceedings of the ESA Living Planet Symposium, pp. 6.

Bartsch, A.; Höfler, A.; Kroisleitner, C.; Trofaier, A. M.: Land Cover Mapping in Northern High Latitude Permafrost Regions with Satellite Data: Achievements and Remaining Challenges. Remote Sens., 8(12), 979, doi:10.3390/rs8120979


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