The Permafrost Tilted House

Vladimir Romanovsky visits Fairbanks resident Ruth Macchioni to talk about permafrost effects on houses and how to build over permafrost.

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Changing Permafrost Arctic tundra is underlain by permafrost, perennially frozen ground which stores methane and carbon dioxide. But in our changing world, the Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe. As permafrost thaws the land above can fail, forming thermokarst features, sinkholes and landslides. In these videos geophysical... Read More >