Kashagan Oil Field, July 14, 2016

Tagged by: alaska

Planet Imagery Helps Find that Rapid Sediment Re-Deposition May Limit Carbon Release during Catastrophic Thermokast Lake Drainage

Paper

Arctic permafrost is the frozen ground in and around the arctic circle which holds mass amounts of soil organic carbon. But due to warming global temperatures, Arctic permafrost is beginning to unfreeze and degrade, releasing stored greenhouse gas emissions including carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere. Within this landscape, thawing land, […]

Monitoring Walruses from Space

Paper

Above Image: Point Lay, Alaska research site @ 2021, Planet Labs, Inc. Please note that walruses may not be present in this image, but can be seen in the referenced research paper. Walruses are coming ashore along the coasts of Alaska more frequently and in increasing numbers due to the decline in […]

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