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You can now download the new permafrost extent map as a foldable Dymaxion map.


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 Updates from the Lena River despite the global pandemic. 



New story about Nunataryuk´s communication and dissemination efforts. "These cartoons add the cool factor to permafrost science - A multimedia science communication project combines art, game-playing, and augmented reality"


Once released, organic carbon can be degraded and emitted as greenhouse gas to the atmosphere, or it can be stored away in marine sediments.


New paper! AOM acts as an efficient barrier for upward migrating dissolved methane in East Siberian Arctic Shelf sediments.


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.


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..


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. 


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..


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.


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.


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.


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.​


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.

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