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Estimated Arctic Permafrost Change over Time

Caption: This figure shows the mean extent of permafrost in the Arctic, estimated for (a) the years 1990-2000 and (b) the years 2090-2100. In (c), the estimation of loss of permafrost by 2100 is overlaid on estimations for the year 2000.

Credit: A. David McGuire

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