By combining field work results with remote-sensing data of lake changes during the past two years, they determined the "abrupt thaw" beneath such lakes is likely to release large amounts of permafrost
carbon into the atmosphere this century.
A pair of roundworms (nematodes) have been brought back to life after they were frozen in Siberian permafrost
for nearly 42,000 years.
Reports of dangerous microbes being released from thawing permafrost
are not as scary as some scientists have reported, but it is a situation that should be studied, maintains Elizabeth Greguske, assistant professor of biology at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, N.H.
Scientists have warned about yet another side effect of global warming - trapped in the permafrost
of Northern Hemisphere lies more than twice the amount of mercury in the rest of the earth.
According to one investigation based on geocryological interpretation of the Baikal climate chronicle, permafrost
arose about 3.1 million years ago , and according to another, 2 million years ago, together with the cooling of the climate on the Earth .
More importantly, since QTE will pass through more than 500 km of continuous permafrost
regions, a lot of technical barriers especially permafrost
degradation have to be addressed .
NEW ORLEANS Permafrost
in the Arctic is thawing at a faster clip, according to a new report released Tuesday.
The soil in Svalbard--located about 800 miles from the North Pole--is permafrost
that has always stayed frozen year round and was expected to help preserve the seeds in their underground storage containers.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 8 August 2017: Russian scientists have discovered on Monday a unique 12th century mummy that had been buried in permafrost
soil in Siberia and named it called the Polar Princess which was buried in permafrost
soil in the 12th century.
has been reigning undisturbed since the last ice age.
New analysis by satellite and helicopter shows gas pipelines run right over swelling tundra which is deeply unstable due to the release of underground methane that had been frozen in permafrost
- now thawing - for thousands of years, revealed Russia's leading expert on the new phenomenon, Professor Vasily Bogoyavlensky.
Norway is repairing the entrance of a 'doomsday' seed vault on an Arctic island after an unexpected thaw of permafrost
let water into a building meant as a deep freeze to safeguard the world's food supplies.