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  • Study: Fire hastens permafrost collapse in Arctic Alaska

    Photo shows a textured pattern of sunken tundra, with tiny islands of land surrounded by standing water.

    Permafrost degradation in northern Alaska.

    Photos by Christian Andresen, left, and Mark J. Lara

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  • Editor’s notes

    To reach Yaping Chen, email ychen@vims.edu.

    To reach Mark Lara, email mjlara@illinois.edu.

    To reach Feng Sheng Hu, email fshu@wustl.edu.

    The paper “Thermokarst acceleration in Arctic tundra driven by climate change and fire disturbance” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2021.11.011