The International Permafrost Association Task Force on Remote Sensing of Permafrost has published its first newsletter that you can now read here:

http://ipa.arcticportal.org/images/documents/1st newsletter 2009-07-20.pdf

Content:

  • European Space Agency Permafrost Project funded
  • ASTER Global DEM released
  • Open Access remote sensing journal launched
  • Remote sensing activities in the Arctic Circumpolar Coastal Observatory Network
  • AGU Fall Meeting sessions on remote sensing of the cryosphere
  • Remote Sensing of Changes in Permafrost: Questionnaire

More information on the IPA Task Force can be found at:
http://www.permafrostwatch.org/news/ipa_taskforce_remotesensing.html

If you have any questions or suggestions please contact the Task Force Co-Chairs Guido Grosse (ggrosse@gi.alaska.edu) or Claude Duguay (crduguay@uwaterloo.ca).