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In September 2017, the 3D Spatial Data Processing Group (3DGeo) joined the German-Russian expedition of the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) for Polar and Marine Research to the Arctic research station Samoylov (N 72°22’, E 126°29’) in the central Lena Delta.
Under the lead of Julia Boike, the research team maintained and expanded long-term monitoring stations and [...]

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The third arctic expedition to Trail Valley, located about 50 km north of Inuvik, NWT, Canada, concludes the field work within the PermaSAR project. Sabrina Marx, Katharina Anders (both: LiDAR Research Group, Heidelberg University) and Julia Boike (Alfred Wegener Institute, Potsdam) stayed a week in the research camp. We were not only able to acquire [...]

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The Tusaayaksat Magazine reports on the research activities at the Trail Valley Creek Research Station, Canada, where members of the LiDAR research group (Inga Beck, Sabrina Marx & Bernhard Höfle) captured in-situ data within the PermaSAR research project last summer: “Climate change research in our own backyard“, p. 58-63.

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Mid of October Inga Beck was invited by a local primary school to talk about her research and to give the students an impression about the work of a Polar Researcher. The entire school (around 200 children and 15 teachers) gathered in the assembly hall of the school and listened carefully to the presentation.
Beside the [...]

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Mid of August we started for our second field trip in the Canadian Arctic. This time the team consisted of Inga Beck, Sabrina Marx and Detlef May. As Sabrina already joined the trip in June, many things – such as customs, security etc. worked much easier than in June.
We only had very little time for [...]

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In June 2015 the LiDAR Research Group (LRG), Heidelberg University, performed a joint expedition with the Alfred-Wegener Institute (AWI).
This was our first field expedition within the PermaSAR research project, which is funded by the BMWi / German Aerospace Center (DLR) from 2015 to 2018. The project PermaSAR aims at developing a novel method [...]

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Talk within the Colloquium GIScience on
An Attempt to Use InSAR Methods to Detect Vertical Movements in Arctic Permafrost Regions
by Inga May, Alfred-Wegener Institute (AWI) Potsdam

Wednesday, 23.07.2014, 11:15-12:00h, Hörsaal Geogr. Institut, Berliner Str. 48
As permafrost is a subsurface phenomenon, and not directly visible from space, surface features, representing the permafrost situation underneath, have to be identified. [...]

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