Nevada researchers find receding permafrost in Siberian Arctic

Attacked by hungry mosquitoes the size of small birds, stranded in reindeer hunters shacks, and slogging around boot-swallowing muddy bogs of the Siberian arctic – it was all in a day’s work for University of Nevada, Reno researchers and students in the Polaris Project, an international team of scientists and students studying climate change where, after 10,000 years, permafrost is thawing at an alarming rate.

Friday, September 10, 2010 - 1:12pm