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.

Permafrost Coastal Systems Network (PerCS-Net) launched

New Permafrost Coastal Systems Network (PerCS-Net), a forum for reinvigorated research, knowledge integration, and management of environmental change at the fringes of the Arctic.

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.

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.

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

The objective of the expedition? Tracking (ground)water from coastal permafrost and massive ground ice thawing and discharging in the nearshore ocean.

Successful EU review and General Assembly in Nice

Nunataryuk has concluded a successful General Assembly, which included an external review with many constructive points and critiques.

Nunataryuk field school in Abisko April 2020

Nunataryuk is cooperating with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the Terrestrial Multidisciplinary distributed Observatories for the Study of Arctic Connections (T-MOSAiC) in organizing Nunataryuk-APECS-T-MOSAiC School 2020.

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.

2nd Nunataryuk General Assembly, Nice France

The 2nd Nunataryuk General Assembly will take place 24. - 27. September 2019 in Nice, France.

Another successful season of UAV mapping in Tuktoyaktuk and Paulatuk

Following the surveys with drones conducted in 2018, the field research this season was done further east, aiming at high quality 3D baseline surveys and data for analysing satellite imagery.

Herschel Island Expedition 2019 – Blog Post 5

Open, Pack, Close. For a short time, the warehouse looks quite messy for everyone who does not participate in our work.

Komakuk Summer Expedition 2019 –Summary

The fieldwork of WP 1 at Komakuk Beach (Ivvavik National Park, Yukon Territory, CA has been successful. We collected more than 400 soil samples, vegetation, root and water samples.

Nunataryuk-WP7-Expedition-to-Tiksi-July-2019

After our scoping fieldwork to Yakutsk in June, we came back to the Sakha Republic in Russia to continue our research.