Part 11 of the Arctic System Science Thermokarst Project / APECS Introduction to Changing Permafrost in the Arctic Landscape Online Course.
--- Ed Rastetter, Marine Biological Laboratories
--- Andrea Pearce, University of Vermont
This webinar series takes an interdisciplinary look at permafrost and thermokarst dynamics in Alaska‚Äôs North Slope. It is designed for an audience from a broad range of backgrounds including physical, biological, and social sciences in order to take a holistic look at changes in the terrestrial arctic system.
Topics covered include: an overview of permafrost and thermokarst, impacts of thawing permafrost on people, geomorphology, soils and microbes, and arctic vegetation, streams, and lakes.
For more information on the course: apecs.is/webinars/permafrost-course-2011
For more information on the Arctic System Science Thermokarst Project: thermokarst.psu.edu/