jaroslav

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Academic interests

  • Periglacial geomorphology, mass movements, coastal erosion, patterned ground and karst
  • Permafrost extent modelling
  • Optical remote sensing, GIS and DEM analysis
  • Arctic soils and organic carbon

Background

PhD (2016) in Geosciences, University of Potsdam and Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany​:

Diploma degree (2011) in Geography, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia:

  • Recognition of karst depressions on basis of digital elevation model

Publications

  • Nesterova, N.B. & Obu, Jaroslav (2020). Performance and sensitivity analysis of the global permafrost GlobPermafrost model for Scandinavia. Sovremennye Problemy Distantsionnogo Zondirovaniya Zemli iz Kosmosa. ISSN 2070-7401. 17(1), p. 101–110. doi: 10.21046/2070-7401-2020-17-1-101-110.
  • Alexander, Andreas; Obu, Jaroslav; Schuler, Thomas; Kääb, Andreas & Christiansen, Hanne H (2020). Subglacial permafrost dynamics and erosion inside subglacial channels driven by surface events in Svalbard. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 14( 11), p. 4217–4231. doi: 10.5194/tc-14-4217-2020. Full text in Research Archive
  • Alexander, Andreas; Obu, Jaroslav; Schuler, Thomas; Kääb, Andreas & Christiansen, Hanne H (2020). Subglacial permafrost dynamics and erosion inside subglacial channels driven by surface events in Svalbard. The Cryosphere Discussions. ISSN 1994-0432. doi: 10.5194/tc-2020-124.
  • Obu, Jaroslav; Westermann, Sebastian; Vieira, Gonçalo; Abramov, Andrey; Balks, Megan Ruby & Bartsch, Annett [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2020). Pan-Antarctic map of near-surface permafrost temperatures at 1 km2 scale. The Cryosphere. ISSN 1994-0416. 14(2), p. 497–519. doi: 10.5194/tc-14-497-2020. Full text in Research Archive
  • Obu, Jaroslav; Westermann, Sebastian; Bartsch, Annett; Berdnikov, Nikolai M.; Christiansen, Hanne H & Dashtseren, Avirmed [Show all 21 contributors for this article] (2019). Northern Hemisphere permafrost map based on TTOP modelling for 2000–2016 at 1 km2 scale. Earth-Science Reviews. ISSN 0012-8252. 193, p. 299–316. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.04.023. Full text in Research Archive
  • Obu, Jaroslav; Košutnik, Jure; Overduin, Paul; Boike, Julia; Blatnik, Matej & Zwieback, Simon [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2018). Sorted patterned ground in a karst cave, Ledenica pod Hrušico, Slovenia. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. ISSN 1045-6740. 29(2), p. 121–130. doi: 10.1002/ppp.1970.
  • Obu, Jaroslav; Lantuit, Hugues; Fritz, Michael; Pollard, Wayne H.; Sachs, Torsten & Günther, Frank (2016). Relation between planimetric and volumetric measurements of permafrost coast erosion : a case study from Herschel Island, Western Canadian Arctic. Polar Research. ISSN 0800-0395. 35(1). doi: 10.3402/polar.v35.30313.
  • Bartsch, Annett; Grosse, Guido; Kääb, Andreas; Westermann, Sebastian; Strozzi, Tazio & Wiesmann, Andreas [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2016). GlobPermafrost - How space-based earth observation supports understanding of permafrost. ESA SP. ISSN 0379-6566. SP-740.

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  • Obu, Jaroslav (2021). How much of the Earth’s surface is underlain by permafrost? Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Earth Surface. ISSN 2169-9003. 126(5). doi: 10.1029/2021JF006123.
  • Alexander, Andreas; Obu, Jaroslav; Schuler, Thomas; Kääb, Andreas & Christiansen, Hanne H (2020). Subglacial permafrost dynamics and erosion inside subglacial channels driven by surface events in Svalbard.
  • Obu, Jaroslav; Westermann, Sebastian; Kääb, Andreas & Bartsch, Annett (2016). Mapping the Thermal State of Permafrost Through Modelling and Remote Sensing in ESA GlobPermafrost Project.

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Published Sep. 20, 2016 10:52 AM - Last modified Apr. 2, 2019 9:33 AM