International Network of Permafrost Observatories (INPO)

Updated 2012-07-12

Coastal Module of GOOS

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1988 -
Data collection
1988 -
Data processing
1988 -
Data reporting
1988 -

Contact information

Contact person
- -
Address
INPO: Hugues Lantuit (Hugues.Lantuit@awi.de); Jerry Brown (jerrybrown@igc.org) GTNP: Sharon Smith (SSmith@NRCan.gc.ca) CALM: Frederick Nelson (fnelson@udel.edu) ACCONet: Pier Paul Overduin (Paul.Overduin@awi.de) CAPP: Peter Kuhry (peter.kuhry@natgeo.su.se)
Email
rreJ ;)ed.iwa@tiutnaL.seuguH( tiutnaL seuguH :OPNI

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Ice/snowpack

Geography

Regions studied
Antarctica
Austria
Canada
Finland
France
Germany
Greenland
Iceland
Italy
Norway
Romania
Russia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United States of America

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Permafrost temperature Subsea permafros temperature Active layer depth Soil Organic Carbon content Surface energy fluxes Shoreline erosion rates

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

International Permafrost Association (IPA)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

The data management is coordinated by the Standing Committee on Data Information (Chairs: S. Smith and M. Parsons) and Communication of the International Permafrost Association. Networks: Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring (CALM), Arctic Coastal Dynamics (ACD), Carbon Pools in Permafrost Regions (CAPP), Arctic Circumpolar Coastal Observatory Network (ACCOnet), International Network of Permafrost Observatories (INPO), Global Terrestrial Network on Permafrost (GTN-P), Thermal State of Permafrost (TSP)

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

A large part of the US and Canadian activities are community-based.

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