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The Yukon River Basin Active Layer Network: A cooperative project between the Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council and the U.S. Geological Survey

Monitoring soil temperature, soil moisture, air temperature, and overall thickness of the soil and sediment that is above the permafrost, therefore undergoing freeze-thaw cycles. Climate change may affect this active layer; we want to know how it does.

by Schuster, Paul F.; Thomas, Carol; and Maracle, Karonhiakta'tie Bryan
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3040
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Air temperature, Field inventory and monitoring, Instrument design and development, Permafrost, Soil sciences, Tundra ecosystems, Unconsolidated deposits
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