Jana Peirce - University of Alaska Fairbanks
Molly Rettig - NREL’s Cold Climate Research Center
Robbin Garber-Slaght - Cold Climate Research Center
Billy Connor - University of Alaska Fairbanks
Yuri Shur - University of Alaska Fairbanks
The Walker team will study the Ice-Rich Permafrost (IRP) of the Prudhoe Bay oilfields and the village of Point Lay, where permafrost temperatures are changing rapidly with large impacts to ecosystems and infrastructure. Come learn about their observations, why they’ve chosen Pt. Lay for research, and how Ice-Rich permafrost systems affects foundations for the residents in Pt. Lay.