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The WeThaw team sampling permafrost in Alaska

Between April 29th and May 16th, three members of the WeThaw team were sampling permafrost in Interior Alaska, just at the onset of the thaw period....
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A million and more trees for science

TreeDivNet is the largest network of tree biodiversity experiments worldwide, but needs to expand. In a comment published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the TreeDivNet members encourage colleagues to establish new experiments on the relation between tree species diversity and forest ecosystem...
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Complex interactions rule climate dynamics in polar regions

Polar climate change is driven by interactions between the atmosphere, ocean, sea ice, ice sheets and land surfaces. Estimating the magnitude of the feedbacks between all the components of the climate system is thus key for understanding its dynamics. A new study published May 15 in Nature...
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The WeThaw team has reached the field site at Eight Mile...

On May 1st, the WeThaw team currently in Alaska (Catherine Hirst, Elisabeth Mauclet and Sophie Opfergelt) has reached the field site at Eight Mile Lake. This early in the season, the lake is still frozen and covered in snow. The thaw season is about to start, and the team is ready to sample this...
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The WeThaw team is going to Alaska

Three members of the WeThaw team (Catherine Hirst, Elisabeth Mauclet and Sophie Opfergelt) are departing for Alaska this Sunday 29th April to sample the permafrost region of Eight Mile Lake in Interior Alaska, just at the limit between the continuous and the discontinuous permafrost, a place...
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