Permafrost Study reveals a warming trend

Permafrost melting in Svalbard, Norway.

There is a Global collaboration that monitors Permafrost. You can find their website here. This is basically a network of boreholes that is managed by the international scientific community. Who exactly runs it all? Their GTN-P database is hosted at the Arctic Portal in Akureyri, Iceland. It is managed in close cooperation with the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine … Read more

U.S. Geological Survey: Melting Permafrost Could Affect Weather Worldwide – #Climate

Scientific American has a good article on a recently released U.S. Geological Survey report. the report itself spells out how melting permafrost is causing significant changes to the freshwater chemistry and hydrology of Alaska’s Yukon River. There they write … “As the climate gets warmer, the thawing permafrost not only enables the release of more greenhouse … Read more