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2012

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Minsley, Burke J., Abraham, Jared D., Smith, Bruce D., Cannia, James C., Voss, Clifford I., Jorgenson, M. Torre, Walvoord, Michelle A., Wylie, Bruce K., Anderson, Lesleigh, Ball, Lyndsay B., Deszcz-Pan, Maryla, Wellman, Tristan P., and Ager, Thomas A., 2012, Airborne electromagnetic imaging of discontinuous permafrost: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 39, no. 2, n/a p.

Summary

The evolution of permafrost in cold regions is inextricably connected to hydrogeologic processes, climate, and ecosystems. Permafrost thawing has been linked to changes in wetland and lake areas, alteration of the groundwater contribution to streamflow, carbon release, and increased fire frequency. But detailed knowledge about the dynamic state of permafrost in relation to surface and groundwater systems remains an enigma. Here, we present the results of a pioneering 1,800 line-kilometer airborne electromagnetic survey that shows sediments deposited over the past 4 million years and the configuration of permafrost to depths of 100 meters in the Yukon Flats area near Fort Yukon, Alaska. The Yukon Flats is near the boundary between continuous [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1029/2011GL050079
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 00948276

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