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Northern Russia "Craters": The Romanovsky Hypothesis

Dr. Romanovshy, Forfessor of Geophysics at the Geophysical Institue, University of Alaska Fairbanks spoke to reporter Tanya Lewis at LiveScience, about the mysterous "craters" of Yamal and Northern Russia. Since their sightings many speculative mechanisms have been offered of their formaiion and why. Dr. Romanovsky gives a clear explanation of how and why such surface features can and are forming in permafrost regions.

Scientists Find More Gigantic Craters in Northern Russia: Could Shallow Gas Explosions From Thawing Permafrost Be The Cause?

A recent article in Daily Mail, 23 February 2015, has new details and information of the mysterious "craters" of Yamal and many more across northern Russia. Near one of new found craters local residents spoke of a "flash of light".

Live From AGU: Most of Alaska's Permafrost Could Thaw During This Century

This week, Dr. Santosh Panda and others of the GI Permafrost Lab presented findings on the current state and future of permafrost in Alaska. The science blog Livescience, has the story here: http://www.livescience.com/49184-permafrost-disappears-from-alaska.html

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