DOI: 10.25923/fzwe-6432 P. P. Overduin1, A. Portnov2,3, and C. D. Ruppel4 1Permafrost Research Section, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany 2Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, CSIC-Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain 3University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, USA 4U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA, USA Headlines […]
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