In review / preprints / in press

22) Walter Anthony, K. M., P. Anthony, N. Hasson, C. Edgar, O. Sivan, E. Eliani-Russak, O. Bergman, B. J. Minsley, S. R. James, N. J. Pastick, A. Kholodov, S. Zimov, E. Euskirchen, M. S. Bret-Harte, G. Grosse, M. Langer, J. Nitzbon. (2024). Upland Yedoma taliks are an unpredicted source of atmospheric methane. Nature Communications. Accepted.



21) Nitzbon, J., Schneider von Deimling, T., Aliyeva, M., Chadburn, S. E., Grosse, G., Laboor, S., Lee, H., Lohmann, G., Steinert, N. J., Stuenzi, S. M., Werner, M., Westermann, S., & Langer, M. (2024). No respite from permafrost-thaw impacts in the absence of a global tipping point. Nature Climate Change, 14(6), 573–585.

20) Langer, M., Nitzbon, J., Groenke, B., Assmann, L.-M., Schneider von Deimling, T., Stuenzi, S. M., & Westermann, S. (2024). The evolution of Arctic permafrost over the last 3 centuries from ensemble simulations with the CryoGridLite permafrost model. The Cryosphere, 18(1), 363–385.


19) Groenke, B., Langer, M., Nitzbon, J., Westermann, S., Gallego, G., & Boike, J. (2023). Investigating the thermal state of permafrost with Bayesian inverse modeling of heat transfer. The Cryosphere, 17(8), 3505–3533.

18) Nitzbon, J., Krinner, G., Schneider von Deimling, T., Werner, M., & Langer, M. (2023). First Quantification of the Permafrost Heat Sink in the Earth’s Climate System (2022). Geophysical Research Letters.

17) Cuesta-Valero, F. J., Beltrami, H., García-García, A., Krinner, G., Langer, M., MacDougall, A. H., Nitzbon, J., Peng, J., von Schuckmann, K., Seneviratne, S. I., Thiery, W., Vanderkelen, I., & Wu, T. (2023). Continental heat storage: Contributions from the ground, inland waters, and permafrost thawing. Earth System Dynamics, 14(3), 609 627.

16) Westermann, S., Ingeman-Nielsen, T., Scheer, J., Aalstad, K., Aga, J., Chaudhary, N., Etzelmüller, B., Filhol, S., Kääb, A., Renette, C., Schmidt, L. S., Schuler, T. V., Zweigel, R. B., Martin, L., Morard, S., Ben-Asher, M., Angelopoulos, M., Boike, J., Groenke, B., Miesner, F., Nitzbon, J., Overduin, P., Stuenzi, S. M. & Langer, M. (2023). The CryoGrid community model (version 1.0) a multi-physics toolbox for climate-driven simulations in the terrestrial cryosphere. Geoscientific Model Development, 16(9), 2607 2647.

15) von Schuckmann, K., Minière, A., Gues, F., Cuesta-Valero, F. J., Kirchengast, G., Adusumilli, S., Straneo, F., Ablain, M., Allan, R. P., Barker, P. M., Beltrami, H., Blazquez, A., Boyer, T., Cheng, L., Church, J., Desbruyeres, D., Dolman, H., Domingues, C. M., Garcìa-Garcìa, A., …, Nitzbon, J., … & Zemp, M. (2023). Heat stored in the Earth system 1960 2020: Where does the energy go? Earth System Science Data, 15(4), 1675 1709.


14) Strauss, J., Biasi, C., Sanders, T., Abbott, B. W., von Deimling, T. S., Voigt, C., Winkel, M., Marushchak, M. E., Kou, D., Fuchs, M., Horn, M. A., Jongejans, L. L., Liebner, S., Nitzbon, J., Schirrmeister, L., Walter Anthony, K., Yang, Y., Zubrzycki, S., Laboor, S., Treat, C., Grosse, G. (2022). A globally relevant stock of soil nitrogen in the Yedoma permafrost domain. Nature Communications, 13, 6074.

13) Nitzbon, J., Gadylyaev, D., Schlüter, S., Köhne, J. M., Grosse, G., & Boike, J. (2022). Brief communication: Unravelling the composition and microstructure of a permafrost core using X-ray computed tomography. The Cryosphere, 16(9), 3507–3515.


12) Bodeker, G. E., Nitzbon, J., Tradowsky, J. S., Kremser, S., Schwertheim, A., & Lewis, J. (2021). A global total column ozone climate data record. Earth System Science Data, 13(8), 3885–3906.

11) Martin, L. C. P., Nitzbon, J., Scheer, J., Aas, K. S., Eiken, T., Langer, M., Filhol, S., Etzelmüller, B., & Westermann, S. (2021). Lateral thermokarst patterns in permafrost peat plateaus in northern Norway. The Cryosphere, 15(7), 3423–3442.

10) Schneider von Deimling, T., Lee, H., Ingeman-Nielsen, T., Westermann, S., Romanovsky, V., Lamoureux, S., Walker, D. A., Chadburn, S., Cai, L., Trochim, E., Nitzbon, J., Jacobi, S., & Langer, M. (2021). Consequences of permafrost degradation for Arctic infrastructure – bridging the model gap between regional and engineering scales. The Cryosphere, 15(5), 2451–2471.

9) Nitzbon, J., Langer, M., Martin, L. C. P., Westermann, S., Schneider von Deimling, T., & Boike, J. (2021). Effects of multi-scale heterogeneity on the simulated evolution of ice-rich permafrost lowlands under a warming climate. The Cryosphere, 15(3), 1399–1422.

8) Zweigel, R., Westermann, S., Nitzbon, J., Langer, M., Boike, J., Etzelmüller, B., & Vikhamar Schuler, T. (2021). Simulating snow redistribution and its effect on ground surface temperature at a high-Arctic site on Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface.


7) Nitzbon, J., Westermann, S., Langer, M., Martin, L. C. P., Strauss, J., Laboor, S., & Boike, J. (2020). Fast response of cold ice-rich permafrost in northeast Siberia to a warming climate. Nature Communications, 11, 2201.


6) Nitzbon, J., 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.

5) 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, 124, 705–719.

4) 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.

3) 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.


2) Nitzbon, J., Heitzig, J., & Parlitz, U. (2017). Sustainability, collapse and oscillations in a simple World-Earth model. Environmental Research Letters, 12(7), 074020.

1) 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.