Collecting Cores in Thawing Permafrost, Alaska

Scientist collects permafrost cores 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: 3072 x 2304

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Location Taken: AK, US