Do water levels in high-latitude Canadian lakes fluctuate as one body or as separate entities? The answer could reveal clues to how melting permafrost influences the environment.
Two cores from the East Siberian Arctic Shelf reveal how microbial communities develop over thousands of years as submarine permafrost slowly thaws.
Researchers experiment with new building supports to prepare the Arctic for rapid shifts in permafrost and ground stability.
The fires are stoking worries about the vast island’s thawing permafrost.
Although anticipated warmer temperatures promise to render the region more comfortable for people, the transformation might turn permafrost areas into inhospitable bogs.
International Workshop to Reconcile Methane Budgets in the Northern Permafrost Region; Seattle, Washington, 7–9 March 2017
With thawing permafrost projected to release significant amounts of carbon in response to climate change, one of the editors of JGR: Biogeosciences reflects on the slew of recent papers in this field.
A team of international scientists surveyed an array of Earth ecosystem models, recommending several ways to reduce uncertainties.
An international team probed Arctic permafrost samples to better understand the carbon feedback loop that could be set off by future thawing.
Andrew "Drew" Slater, land modeler extraordinaire, died on 9 September 2016. He was 44 years old.