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Vol. 14, No. 46 Week of November 15, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Surface permafrost may vanish in Alaska

Jeff Richardson

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Writer

From The Associated Press

Alaska probably will see most of its surface permafrost vanish by the end of this century, but researchers believe vast areas of frozen soil will remain deeper underground even as air temperatures increase. The future of Alaska’s permafrost is being closely watched by scientists because of the impl....

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Most of Alaska has permafrost

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