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Meet the board

Currently the APECS Germany Board consists of 15 members. To contact us, please send your email to

Marek Muchow – Chair

Aalto University
Sea ice mechanics, dynamics & modeling

Alexandra Zuhr – Co-Chair

Alfred Wegener Institute Potsdam
Paleoclimatology, signal formation in paleo archives

Elisa Katharina Peter – Co-Chair

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Carbon dynamics & microbial interaction in arctic glacial environments

Erik Loebel – Co-Chair

Technische Universität Dresden
Polar geodesy, remote sensing of ice sheets, machine learning

Donovan Dennis

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Alpine permafrost and debris-covered glacier dynamics

Hayat Nasirova

University of Bremen
Atmospheric Science, ocean technology

Joana Steffens

Universität zu Köln
Stable isotope analysis on sea ice samples from antarctica

Johanna Grabow

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge
Antarctica in literature & the humanities

Lena Nicola

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Antarctic ice dynamics, ice-sheet modelling, climate physics

Loeka Jongejans

Alfred Wegener Institute Potsdam
Organic carbon characteristics in permafrost in Alaska and Siberia

Luisa von Albedyll

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven

                                                                Ocean-ice interactions, remote sensing of the cryosphere & polar oceanography

Moritz Zeisig

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven
Modelling marine biogenic aerosol precursors

Rebecca Konijnenberg

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven
                                                                         Antarctic marine ecosystems, modelling, Weddell Sea Marine Protected Area, CCAMLR

Rey Mourot

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Ecology of microbial communities in arctic glacial environments

Sören Brandt

Christan-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

                                                        Effect climate change on Arctic marine food webs, boreal species and Arctic marine food web interactions

Ex-Officios from APECS Germany

Andreas Preußer

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven

Carolina Coch

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) UK

Heike Link

University of Rostock

Josefine Lenz

Alfred Wegener Institute Potsdam

Stefanie Arndt

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven

Tim Carlsen

University of Oslo