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Permafrost is warming at an alarming rate

Worldwide permafrost temperatures rose on average by 0.30°C over a ten year period from 2007 to 2016 most notably in the Russia North. Permafrost warming has...

07.03.2019 · Climate change / Permafrost
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Global data portal for permafrost temperatures and active layer thickness

With the help of a new established database, scientists get easily access to temperature development and active layer thickness data, which can be integrated...

15.09.2015 · Climate change / Permafrost
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Thawing permafrost amplifies climate change

Permafrost is thawing slowly but inexorable and with dramatic consequences for the climate of the Earth.

24.04.2015 · Climate change / Permafrost
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Climate research in the permafrost region

Greenhouse gases from the subsoil in Siberia are released into the atmosphere. An interview on the subject of climate research in the permafrost region.

08.07.2014 · Climate change / Permafrost
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Siberia: gases are released from permafrost soil

Large volumes of organic carbon are stored in the permafrost. The release of these gases has serious consequences.

07.07.2014 · Climate change / Permafrost
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Interaction between climate change and permafrost

The global temperature increase may allow permafrost to thaw to ever greater depths during summer seasons. This has serious consequences for the environment,...

23.08.2013 · Climate change / Permafrost
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)