Thermal state of permafrost in Russia

TitleThermal state of permafrost in Russia
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsRomanovsky, VE, Drozdov, DS, Oberman, NG, Malkova, GV, Kholodov, AL, Marchenko, SS, Moskalenko, NG, Sergeev, DO, Ukraintseva, NG, Abramov, AA, Gilichinsky, DA, Vasiliev, AA
JournalPermafrost and Periglacial Processes
ISBN Number1099-1530

The results of the International Permafrost Association’s International Polar Year Thermal State of Permafrost (TSP) project are presented based on field measurements from Russia during the IPY years (2007-09) and collected historical data. Most ground temperatures measured in existing and new boreholes show a substantial warming during the last 20 to 30 years. The magnitude of the warming varied with location, but was typically from 0.5