Questions tagged [permafrost]

Questions related to permafrost, either to a process implying the frozen ground, the permafrost dynamics or when localized in a permafrost zone/region (as in periglacial). It is a subset of the [glaciology] tag and often complements it, when the focus is on the frozen ground instead of glacier ice, ice-caps or sea-ice.

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Is it feasible to 'harvest' the clathrates from the permafrost before they evaporate?

We can see that there are large buildups of methane clathrates in permafrost regions. Climate scientist James Hansen has predicted that the release of the permafrost methane clathrates could cause ...
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less albedo feedback under high (BAU) emissions?

i've recently read Climate policy implications of nonlinear decline of Arctic land permafrost and other cryosphere elements https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-09863-x the study estimates the ...