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  • Illinois scientists dig deeper to build a better permafrost model

    A new computer model better predicts the extent of permafrost area and stability in the northern high latitudes, researchers report.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Atul Jain, call 217-333-2128; email jain1@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “Comparison of effects of cold-region soil/snow processes and the uncertainties from model forcing data on permafrost physical characteristics” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    doi: 10.1002/2015MS000504