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Volume 10, issue 5
The Cryosphere, 10, 2517–2532, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-2517-2016
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Special issue: Changing Permafrost in the Arctic and its Global Effects in...

The Cryosphere, 10, 2517–2532, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-2517-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 25 Oct 2016

Research article | 25 Oct 2016

Scaling-up permafrost thermal measurements in western Alaska using an ecotype approach

William L. Cable et al.
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Permafrost temperatures in Alaska are increasing, yet in many areas we lack data needed to...
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