Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
Research article
05 May 2014
Research article |  | 05 May 2014

Seasonal thaw settlement at drained thermokarst lake basins, Arctic Alaska

L. Liu, K. Schaefer, A. Gusmeroli, G. Grosse, B. M. Jones, T. Zhang, A. D. Parsekian, and H. A. Zebker

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