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Meet the board

Currently the APECS Germany Board consists of 14 members. To contact us, please send your email to

Alexandra Zuhr – Chair

Alfred Wegener Institute Potsdam
Paleoclimatology, stable water isotopes, ice cores

Erik Loebel – Co-Chair

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

Lena Nicola – Co-Chair

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

Marek Muchow – Co-Chair

Aalto University
Sea-ice mechanics and deformation, sea-ice ridges, modelling

Charlotte Schüssler

Greenpeace Deutschland
M.A. Political Philosophy und Climate Activist

Elisa Katharina Peter

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Glacier microbial metabolism and carbon dynamics

Hanna Schwinck

Universität Hamburg
B.Sc. Geography International

Joana Steffens

Universität zu Köln
Stable isotope in sea ice of the Weddell Sea

Loeka Jongejans

Institute of Geography, Ruhr University Bochum
Light pollution, citizen science, science communication

Luisa von Albedyll

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven
Sea-ice dynamics, satellite remote sensing, sea-ice thickness

Moritz Zeising

Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven
Arctic, biogeochemical modelling

Rebecca Konijnenberg

University of Tasmania
   Marine Conservation, Southern Ocean

Rey Mourot

Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Glacier, Ecology, Climate change

Sören Brandt

Christan-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Climate change, Arctic, Marine food webs

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