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Accelerating permafrost collapse on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau (Environmental Research Letters)

Tanguang Gao, Yulan Zhang, Shichang Kang, Benjamin W. Abbott, Xiaoming Wang, Tingjun Zhang, Shuhua Yi and Orjan Gustafsson Permafrost collapse can rapidly change regional soil-thermal and hydrological conditions, potentially stimulating production of climate-warming gases. Here, we report on rate and extent of permafrost collapse on the extensive Tibetan Plateau, also known as the Asian Water Tower and the Third Pole. Combined data from […]