Arctic Change

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Allen Bondurant measuring the depth to permafrost along a thermokarst lake shore.
March 10, 2016

Scientists are conducting a variety of studies such as modeling Arctic barrier island, lagoon system response to projected warming, characterizing permafrost using remote sensing and ground-based geophysics, estimating rates of ocean acidification of the Arctic, and investigating possible degassing of permafrost associated with methane hydrates.