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Erosion of permafrost coasts in the Arctic could vent major amounts of CO2

07.11

Erosion of permafrost coasts in the Arctic could vent major amounts of CO2

Potentially large amounts of carbon dioxide are being produced by eroding permafrost coastlines in the Arctic, according to a new Nunataryuk paper published in Geophysical Research Letters.

Permafrost Coastal Systems Network (PerCS-Net) launched

25.10

Permafrost Coastal Systems Network (PerCS-Net) launched

PerCS-Net will tie together some 20 existing networks from Russia, Poland, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Canada and the United States.

Water sampling from the creeks along the Dempster Highway

16.10

Water sampling from the creeks along the Dempster Highway

At the end of the 4th Takuvik expedition to the Mackenzie Delta, Bennet Juhls (AWI) and I were asked by the Peel River team to repeat water sampling from the creeks along the Dempster Highway between Inuvik and Dawson City. Without much hesitation we agreed to do the job – who would say no to the opportunity to drive this legendary route...

Nunataryuk - WP4 - Youth outreach and engagement in the communities of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Canada

14.10

Nunataryuk - WP4 - Youth outreach and engagement in the communities of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Canada

One of the fundamental goals of conducting science is to be able to communicate it to others. As scientists, we are not always effective communicators, especially when addressing non-peers. The challenge is sometimes even greater when it comes to capturing children’s attention with subject matters that, at first glance, seem very complex...

A last adventure for the road:  living in an Inuvialuit hunting camp deep down the wild MacKenzie Delta

10.10

A last adventure for the road: living in an Inuvialuit hunting camp deep down the wild MacKenzie Delta

Everything is packed. The truck is fully loaded with our equipment meant for complete autonomy during several days. Bennet and I are gearing up as the temperatures are dropping close to 0oC in the Delta.

Nunataryuk WP4 - Tuktoyaktuk coastal station

04.10

Nunataryuk WP4 - Tuktoyaktuk coastal station

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