With the dawn of the nuclear age at the end of World War II, atmospheric and oceanic scientists became preoccupied with other products of human ingenuity, namely radioactive...
PermafrostLast Updated on 2012-08-21 at 22:44
A soil is considered permafrost if its temperature remains permanently below the melting point of water for at least two years. Such permafrost soil is ubiquitous in high... More »
Pacific Coastal Mountain icefields and tundraLast Updated on 2012-08-21 at 22:15
The Pacific Coastal Mountain Icefields and Tundra ecoregion consists of a steep, very rugged range of mountains that stretches from the Kenai Penninsula along the Gulf of... More »