Principal Investigator:Spivey, Diane Licenced Year(s):
Diane Spivey is interested in knowing why there is less permafrost now in peatbogs. First, she will be mapping areas that have thawed and collapsed. Then, she will be looking and sampling vegetation to see if the vegetation has been disturbed so that it no longer insulates the permafrost as well. Last, she will look to see how well peat retains heat and acts as an insulator. She will use this i...