Permafrost regions in transition

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Cryosphere Specialty Group, Polar Geography Specialty Group, Climate Specialty Group
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Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 9:55 AM / 11:35 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Stones Throw 1 - Granite, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Dmitry Streletskiy
Chairs: Dmitry Streletskiy


Permafrost is an important component of the cryosphere. It plays a critical role in the functioning of Arctic environmental ecosystems and global climate change, and affects human activities in the polar and alpine regions. This multidisciplinary session is focused on research and education activities that address changes facing permafrost regions. This session welcomes papers on history and methods of permafrost research, development of new information and data resources, observations and modeling studies and socio-economic dimensions of the permafrost regions.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Kelsey Nyland*, Michigan State University, The Cryoplanation Controversy in Geomorphic Literature 20 9:55 AM
Presenter Dmitry Streletskiy*, George Washington University, Luis Suter, The George Washington University, Nikolay Shiklomanov, The George Washington University, The cost of permafrost to Russian economy 20 10:15 AM
Presenter Nikolay Shiklomanov*, Department of Geography, The George Washington University, Washington DC, Frederick E. Nelson, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Geographical Sciences, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI , Dmitry A Streletskiy, Department of Geography, The George Washington University, Washington DC, Anna E Klene, Department of Geography, University of Montana, Missoula MT, The Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring Network-CALM: Long-term Observations on the Climate-Active Layer-Permafrost System 20 10:35 AM
Presenter Oliver Frauenfeld*, Texas A&M University, Xiaoqing Peng, Lanzhou University, Tingjun Zhang, Lanzhou University, 250 Years of Soil Freeze Depth Changes in Eurasia 20 10:55 AM

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