Thursday, February 16, 2017

THAWING PERMAFROST HAS SERIOUS IMPLICATIONS


Do your research and find out what exactly permafrost is, how it is formed and the serious implications of its thawing.  When you are ready, write an essay in which set out the problem and discuss the potential effects.
Familiarize yourself with the issue
·         Arctic permafrost and Methane https://prezi.com/36kreebw-iam/arctic-permafrost-and-methane/
 Reading material to make notes on
·         Permafrost in a warming world https://www.wunderground.com/resources/climate/melting_permafrost.asp
·         Climate threat: thawing tundra releases infected corpses
·         Anthrax outbreak in Russia thought to be result of thawing permafrost
Videos to watch and take notes from
·         Permafrost – What is it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxixy1u8GjY
·         Permafrost: The ticking time bomb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLCgybStZ4g

·         Alaska’s thawing permafrost https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltHDTkljAfY

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