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Stephan Gruber

Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Impacts/Adaption in Northern Canada

    Email:stephan.gruber@carleton.ca
    Phone:613-520-2600, ext. 2562
    Website:http://carleton.ca/permafrost/

    Stephan Gruber’s Research Explores the Foundation of Change in the North.

    Permafrost is tens to hundreds of metres thick but remains hidden beneath a thin layer that thaws and freezes each year. Permafrost thawing will be widespread and persistent in the decades to come, affecting ecosystems, climate, and the integrity of buildings and roads. Thaw in the subsurface can be caused by climate change or construction of everything from airports to pipelines…Full Story