Collecting Cores in Thawing Permafrost, Alaska

Scientist extract a sediment core from the permafrost plateaus in Alaska

Detailed Description

Cores were collected from various areas of thawing permafrost-peatlands in Alaska. Permafrost thaw results in ground subsidence and inundation that kills black spruce and other understory plants living on the permafrost plateau. 


Image Dimensions: 1556 x 2767

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Location Taken: AK, US