The Cryosphere

This FrostByte was created by George Tanski from the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, for ICARP conference, part of Arctic Science Summit Week, held in Toyama, Japan 21 - 30 April, 2015.

This Frostbyte gives an overview about my current studies on permafrost carbon and its degradation along Arctic coasts, especially in Canada. It gives an overview of the scope of my current project and the objectives of my PhD in general.

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The Cryosphere

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The term "cryosphere" describes those portions of the Earth's surface where water is in solid form, so things like ice, snow, and frozen ground such as permafrost. The cryosphere is strongly influenced by temperature, solar radiation and precipitation,


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The term "cryosphere" describes those portions of the Earth's surface where water is in solid form, so things like ice, snow, and frozen ground such as permafrost. The cryosphere is strongly influenced by temperature, solar radiation and precipitation, and, in turn, influences the global climate. Here are some videos to help you learn more about some of the 'coolest' places on the planet.

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