More mapping of permafrost needed for infrastructure planning

by Avery Zingel - April 19, 2018

As the territory looks to adapt to climate change, it must map out one of its most critical resources — ice, industry experts say. Ice is a main ingredient in permafrost, which underlies about 50 per cent of Canada, but in the NWT it affects “just about every community,” said Kumari Karunaratne, acting director of…

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