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25.05

The ongoing pandemic challenges global societies. Nunataryuk scientists of the UNIVE have been analysing and modelling the COVID-19 outbreak and spreading trends in Italy. They have used similar epidemiological models for a study within Nunataryuk to predict anthrax disease in Arctic regions.

15.05

New Paper! Arctic river monitoring is necessary to observe changes in the mobilization of dissolved organic matter (DOM) from permafrost. The Lena River is the second largest Arctic river and 71% of its catchment is continuous permafrost..

07.04

New modelling study: northern peatlands on average will continue to function as carbon sinks in different climate scenarios, but their sink capacity would be substantially reduced under a high warming scenario after 2050. 

04.04

The 11th of February 2020, I arrived in Qaanaaq, the northernmost town in Greenland with 632 inhabitants. It was a few days before the sun returned on the sky after three months of Polar nights..

13.03

The APECS-Nunataryuk-T-MOSAiC School had to be CANCELLED due to the current COVID-19 situation worldwide and the uncertainty that comes with it for global travel in the coming months.

04.03

A new map, produced as part of the Nunataryuk project, gives an updated picture of the extent of permafrost in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, both on land and offshore.

17.02

Members of PeCaBeau (Permafrost Carbon on the Beaufort Shelf) travelled to Québec City in Canada to take part in a two-day planning workshop held by Amundsen Science.

06.02

The Terrestrial Multidisciplinary distributed Observatories for the Study of Arctic Connections (T-MOSAiC) Special Issue of the journal ‘Arctic Science’ is now open for submissions. Deadline for submissions is 31 March 2021.​

06.01

Michael Fritz from AWI in Potsdam opened the exhibition for the German Permafrost Comics on 12 December in the Potsdam Science Forum. For his engagement he has won the Potsdam Price for Science Communication 2019.

05.12

The UN Climate Change Conference COP25 is currently taking place in Madrid Spain. The Cryosphere Pavilion will host a series of side event at COP25, including the Parmafrost Day today, December 5. Live stream from the event is available.

02.12

In connection with the Greenland Science Week in Nuuk 1-5 December 2019, DTU, ASIAQ and Pinngortitaleriffik/ Greenland’s Nature Institut are hosting a workshop on foundations and construction practices in permafrost areas. The workshop will take place on December 3 between 8-12.

20.11

Nunataryuk researchers from WPs 1, 3 & 6 participated in ITCH 2019 - It's The Cryogrid Hackathon outside of Potsdam, Germany, where users and programmers of the CryoGrid permafrost model gathered for an intense workshop of coding and programming.

07.11

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.

25.10

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

16.10

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...

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