Understanding the Arctic as a System

Archive for August 2016

Highlight: Study measures methane release from Arctic permafrost

A UAF research project led by IARC’s Katey Walter Anthony has provided the first modern evidence of a landscape-level permafrost carbon feedback, in which thawing permafrost releases ancient carbon as climate-warming greenhouse gases. The study was published today in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Highlight: IARC partners with Japanese research center

IARC Director Hajo Eicken recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Dr. Sei-Ichi Saito, Director of Hokkaido University’s new Arctic Research Center (HU-ARC), located in Sapporo, Japan.