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Special Issue "Permafrost regions in transition"

Guest Editors:
1) Prof. Dr. Frederick Nelson, Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA.
2) Prof. Dr. Dmitriy Streletskiy, The George Washington University, USA.
3) Dr. Alexey Maslakov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.
4) Dr. Irina Streletskaya, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.
Description: Permafrost is an important component of the cryosphere. It plays a critical role in the functioning of Arctic environmental ecosystems and global climate change and affects human activities in the polar and alpine regions. This multidisciplinary Special Issue of GES journal is focused on research and education activities that address changes facing permafrost regions. The Issue welcomes papers on history and methods of permafrost research, development of new information and data resources, observations and modeling studies, environmental and socioeconomic dimensions of the permafrost regions.
Starting submission: November 1st, 2020.
Submission deadline: May 31st, 2021