Thursday, 18 February 2010

Arctic Permafrost in the James Bay region has retreated 130 km in 50 years

RT @Northern_Clips: #Arctic #Permafrost in the James Bay region has retreated 130 km in 50 years journal Permafrost and Periglacial Processes

Palsas in Peat Bog

Caption: Pictured are lichen and shrub–covered palsas surrounded by a pond resulting from melting permafrost in a bog near the village of Radisson, Canada.

Credit: Serge Payette

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Related news release: Permafrost line recedes 130 km in 50 years

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