Arctic Permafrost atlas is now out

The Arctic Permafrost Atlas serves as a critical and urgent call to action, emphasizing the immediate need to address the profound consequences of climate change.

Climate change adaptation in Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Longyearbyen, Svalbard, has become a showcase of Arctic climate change. However, we know little about how these changes are dealt with locally. This article examines climate change impacts and adaptation in this non-Indigenous “community of experts”.

The pan-Arctic catchment database (ARCADE)

The ARCADE is the first aggregated database of pan-Arctic river catchments that also includes numerous small watersheds at a high resolution.

There is more carbon in permafrost beneath the ocean than on land

A modelling study suggests that Arctic shelf permafrost is a globally important long-term carbon sink storing double the amount stored in lowland permafrost.

Small watersheds may play a disproportionate role in arctic land-ocean fluxes

While over 99% of coastal arctic rivers drain small catchments, future projections of land-ocean fluxes are based on data from large rivers. New study encourages inclusion of smaller catchments to support assessments of arctic ecosystem change.

How do local Arctic inhabitants view permafrost change? New Story Map out on the findings.

Thawing permafrost affects many people's lives in the Arctic. How do local inhabitants view permafrost change? Take a look at it in our Story Map.

Strong increase in thawing of subsea permafrost in the 22nd century caused by anthropogenic climate change

New publication presents results from first implementation of subsea permafrost in a global Earth System Model.

New Nature Climate Change publication on increase in Arctic coastal erosion

New Nunataryuk publication is out in Nature Climate Change on increase in Arctic coastal erosion and its sensitivity to warming in the twenty-first century.

Drivers, dynamics and impacts of changing Arctic coasts

New review study on the drivers, dynamics and impatcs of the changing Arctic Coast has been published in Nature Reviews - Earth and Environment.

Project final results will be published in a comprehensive Arctic Permafrost Atlas to be released in 2023

Nunataryuk project results will be published as a collective in 2023 in the first ever Arctic Permafrost atlas.

The impact of permafrost degradation on the life in Northwest Greenland.

New study illustrates the impact of permafrost degradation on the physical environment, hunting and harvesting, housing, and the economy in Northwest Greenland.

The first ever pan-arctic satellite-based record of expanding human impact in permafrost coasts

Newly accepted paper introduces the first pan-arctic satellite-based record of expanding infrastructure and anthropogenic impacts along all permafrost affected coasts.

The Circum-Arctic Sediment Carbon Database — CASCADE

This new database on sediment geochemical and physical properties in the Arctic Ocean will help to better understand the release of methane from the sediments in Arctic Ocean.

A framework for studying risks from permafrost thaw

New study presents the development of a risk management framework adapted to the Arctic coastal context.

Population living on permafrost in the Arctic

This new study by Justine Ramage et al. is the first demographic study assessing the population living on permafrost and the impact of permafrost thaw on the population living in the Arctic Circumpolar Permafrost Region (ACPR).

Permafrost and the risk of anthrax transmission

A recent outbreak of anthrax disease, severely affecting reindeer herds in Siberia, has been reportedly associated topermafrost thaw.

The perception of permafrost thaw in the Sakha Republic (Russia): Narratives, culture and risk in the face of climate change

Arctic regions are currently undergoing unprecedented climatic and socio-environmental changes. Both scientific research and the observations and knowledge of Arctic residents provide detailed information about the multiplicity of transformations.

New map shows extent of permafrost in Northern Hemisphere

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.

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 and highlighted in EOS Research Spotlights.

Arctic socio-economic Atlas by Nordregio

As part of Nunataryuk’s research, this working paper examines the environmental challenges related to permafrost by combining geographical data with demographic data in order to describe coastal and inland settlements.

Bubbling under the Arctic Seabed

Permafrost under the Arctic seabed is more widespread than previously thought, and is mostly warming, a new study finds.

Massive Reserves of Mercury Hidden in Permafrost

WP1 coordinator Dr. Gustaf Hugelius from Stockholm University is one of the co-authors of the new study, which has discovered that climate change caused permafrost thaw has major implications for the global mercury (Hg) cycle.