Permafrost Carbon Network

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Job Opportunities:

PhD Position at University of Zurich, Switzerland

The successful candidate will be working with feedbacks between biodiversity and climate through plant traits and light interaction. Find more details here.


Permafrost Carbon Post Doctoral Associate at the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

The Post Doctoral Associate (Post Doc) will perform cutting-edge research into modeling the global terrestrial carbon cycle, with a strong emphasis on the strength, timing, and uncertainty of the Permafrost Carbon Feedback. For more details contact Kevin Schaefer or click here.


Login Information for Permafrost Carbon Network members:

Google Docs:

Login to your Google Account here and type your Google account email and password. You will find the shared Goolge documents under Docs.


Google Groups:

To access googlegroups click here and sign in with your Google account email and password.


EndNote Web

To access the Permafrost Carbon Network EndNote Web library click here and login with your EndNote Web email. If you cannot see or access the library please contact Christina Schädel.


Useful links related to carbon, permafrost and climate change


The Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE)

Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment (CARVE)

Center for Permafrost (CENPERM)

Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring (CALM)

Climate and Cryosphere (CliC)

DOE Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments (NGEE)

Global Carbon Atlas

Global Carbon Project (GCP)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

International Permafrost Association (IPA)

National Ecological Observation Network (NEON)

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

National Soil Carbon Network

North American Carbon Programm (NACP)

NSF Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)


Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)

The Polaris Project

United States Permafrost Association