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Newsminer: Scientists meet 25 years later for another look at permafrost

From the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer July 2, 08

From research labs to the big screen, climate change is a hot topic. But in Fairbanks 25 years ago, it was only a theory and one of the six themes explored by the International Conference on Permafrost.

When the conference returned to Fairbanks this week, the subject dominated discussions and presentations.

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Newsminer: Researchers, politicians converge at permafrost conference

From the Fairbanks Daily Newminer June 30, 08

Hundreds of researchers are in Fairbanks this week to get the real dirt on permafrost.

The Ninth International Conference on Permafrost officially began Sunday at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Held every five years, the conference attracts about 600 participants from more than two dozen countries. The participants will spend the next few days sharing research about permafrost, defined as ground which remains frozen for more than two years.

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9th International Conference on Permafrost

Title: 9th International Conference on Permafrost
Location: UAf Campus
Description: “…summer 2008 represents a special time to celebrate our national and international permafrost heritage. Special efforts will be made to involve young researchers, educators and students of all ages, and native communities from all countries with an interest in permafrost science and engineering.” For more info visit the NICOP website
Start Date: June 29th, 2008
End Date: July 3rd, 2008