Permafrost

Permafrost

Permafrost Permafrost is soil that is always frozen. Because the Arctic and sub-arctic are so cold and dark for much of the year, soil under the surface doesn't receive enough warmth through the sun to thaw.

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Climate Change, Permafrost, and Impacts on Civil Infrastructure

Executive Summary Permafrost, or perenially frozen ground, is a critical component of the cryosphere and the Arctic system. Permafrost regions occupy approximately 24% of the terrestrial surface of the Northern Hemisphere; further, the distribution of subsea permafrost in the Arctic Ocean is not ...

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Chapter 12. Carbon Cycles in the Permafrost Region of North ...

CCSP Product 2.2 Draft for Public Review September 2006 12-1 Chapter 12. Carbon Cycles in the Permafrost Region 1 of North America 2 3 Lead Author: Charles Tarnocai 1 4 5 Contributing Authors: Chien-Lu Ping, 2 and John Kimble 3 6 7 1 Agriculture and Agri-Food ...

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Permafrost and Changing Climate: The RussianPerspective

Oleg Anisimovand Svetlana Reneva Permafrost and Changing Climate: The RussianPerspective The permafrost regions occupy about 25%of the Northern Hemisphere'sterrestrial surface, and more than 60%ofthatof Russia.

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Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to Climate Change: Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle American Institute of Biological Sciences

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Canadian National Committee for the International Permafrost ...

-1 Canadian National Committee for the International Permafrost Association NEWSLETTER Spring 2000 Greetings from the Canadian National

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Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon Research Coordina7on Network (RCN) PIs: Dr.Ted Schuur, Dr. A. Dave Mc Guire Steering

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Monitoring Permafrost and Foundations

Application type: Permafrost and building foundation monitoring Project area: Fairbanks, Alaska USA Authors: Michael Lilly, Geo-Watersheds Scientific Ron Paetzold, Geo-Watersheds Scientific Austin McHugh, Campbell Scientific, Inc. Contracting agencies: Cold Climate Housing Research Center ...

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Canadian National Committee for the International Permafrost ...

-1-Canadian National Committee for the International Permafrost Association CNC-IPA - NEWSLETTER Spring 2001 Let's get together before the 2003 InternationalThe Canadian National Committee for the Permafrost Conference.

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The Geological Framework of the Yukon Territory

EOLOGICALURVEY Y GS 1/6 Permafrost in the Yukon Territory by C. Burn INTRODUCTION Permafrost is "ground (soil or rock) that remains at or below 0 o C for two or more years" (ACGR 1988); permafrost terrain comprises a seasonally-thawed active layer, underlain by perennially-frozen ground.

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