Road collapse in thawing permafrost

Melting permafrost leads to differential collapse of the ground, which undermines infrastructure such as roads.
Originally uploaded in Integrate:Teaching for Sustainability:InTeGrate Modules:Modeling Earth Systems:Student Materials.

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This image is by Joe Moore, State Soil Scientist (retired) USDA-NRCS and accessed at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/publicroads/10mar/05.cfm
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