International Permafrost Association - IPA

The International Permafrost Association - IPA, has released the annual news bulletin with an overview on International Permafrost Activities in 2022 - Frozen Ground.

The latest publication, edition nr. 46, includes over 40 pages of updates on international permafrost activities. IPA President, Chris Burn, begins with a statement on the war in Ukraine and its impacts within the IPA and on collaborative Arctic research.

The bulletin also includes annual updates on conferences, including last year’s successful North Yukon Permafrost Conference and the upcoming EUCOP6 and ICOP2024, as well as updates from Action Groups, Standing Committees, Projects, and Associated Organizations.

We are proud to introduce a new section on industry, with projects from the Arctic to Antarctic, as well as two NEW Action Groups! The newsletter also commemorates the passing of Mike Smith (b. 1944), Tingjun Zhang (b. 1956), and Alan Heginbottom (b. 1943).

The winners of the 2nd IPA Photo Contest (Return to Fieldwork) are also announced therein. Thank you to all the entrants for sharing your wonderful memories, it is a joy to see so many of you conducting fieldwork again around the world! All the contest entries can be viewed on the Awards page of our website.

Frozen Ground 46

About the IPA

The mission of the International Permafrost Association (IPA) is to promote research in permafrost and permafrost-related fields within the global scientific and engineering communities, to support the activities of researchers in these disciplines, and to disseminate findings concerning permafrost to the decision-makers, the general public and educators.

For further information visit the IPA website.

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