Patterned ground in permafrost 2

Soil convection caused by an annual cycle of freezing and thawing in permafrost terrains leads to the creation of patterned ground.
Originally uploaded in Integrate:Teaching for Sustainability:InTeGrate Modules:Modeling Earth Systems:Student Materials.

Image 51181 is a 204 by 306 pixel JPEG
Uploaded: Nov20 14


Last Modified: 2016-08-17 11:15:51
Permanent URL: https://serc.carleton.edu/download/images/51181/patterned_ground_permafrost_2.jpg

The file is referred to in 1 page
Provenance
Image is from the USGS and accessed via Wikimedia: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Permafrost_-_polygon.jpg
Reuse
This item is in the public domain
and maybe reused freely without restriction.