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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

Permafrost Change versus Infrastructure: Permafrost Wins

Geophysical Institute Geophysics Professor Vladimir E. Romanovsky gave an interview to KNBA 90.3 FM and was broadcast on December 12 2014.

Professor Romanovsky gave insight to how permafrost change can affect human infrastructures like homes. When permafrost, perennially frozen ground contains a significant proportion of ice (frozen water) and the ice melts as the permafrost thaws, look out, the result can be very bad for home owners! The interview text is here: http://knba.org/post/121214-melting-permafrost-threatens-infrastructure-....

Permafrost Lab's Reginald Muskett at NISAR Workshop Oct. 2014

During 28-29 October 2014 at the USGS Headquarters in Reston Virginia, Reginald Muskett attended the NISAR Applications Workshop: Linking Mission Goals to Societal Benefit. The proposed satellite dual-band radar mission is a joint effort by NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Currently NISAR is in early program development by NASA, ISRO, JPL, USGS, Dept. of Navy and DHS.

"Odd Cause of Gaping Siberian Holes Possibly Found"

Sinkhole in permafrost on Yamal Peninsula, SiberiaA lively discussion has emerged surround the origin of the newly discovered sinkholes of Yamal.
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