A new technical report for the Alaska region highlights results from the United States National Climate Assessment. GIPL members Vladimir Romanovsky, Guido Grosse, and Sergei Marchenko are contributing authors in this report, published as USGS Circular 1379.
The first newsletter "Changing Ice" targeting Cryosphere research in Alaska has been published and features several research examples from the GI Permafrost Lab. With this newsletter projects and discoveries led by Alaskan Cryosphere scientists are highlighted with the hope to create a tool that allows efficient communication between scientists and stakeholders.
Work on thermokarst lakes by Guido Grosse and colleagues Katey Walter Anthony and Melanie Engram is being featured in NASA's annual outreach publication "Sensing our Planet", which highlights current NASA Earth Science Research. The article "Leaking Lakes" was published in November 2012 and can be found here.