9. August 2008
project leader Hanne H. Christiansen elected Vice President for the
International Permafrost Association (IPA)
person for additional information: Hanne
and photos by Ole Humlum
Christiansen adressing the delegates at the closing ceremony of the Ninth
International Permafrost Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska, 3 July 2008.
At the Ninth International Permafrost
Conference (NICOP) in
Fairbanks, Alaska (June
July 3, 2008), TSP-Norway project leader Hanne H. Christiansen was elected
Vice President for the International Permafrost Association (IPA).
The new Executive Commitee for IPA will function until the next International
Permafrost Conference, which will be held 2012 in Tyumen, Russia.
new president for IPA was elected Dr. Hans-W. Hubberten
from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Potsdam, Germany.
As second Vice President was elected
Professor, Dr. Antony Lewkowicz, University
and Antony Lewkowicz has good connections to the permafrost
research environment at Norwegian universities (UNIS
and the Institute of
Geosciences, University of Oslo).
presentations at NICOP
members of TSP-Norway was present at the Ninth International Permafrost
Conference in Fairbanks, and gave presentations. Several of these are now
Eds. Douglas L. Kane and Kenneth M. Hinkel: Proceedings of the Ninth
International Conference on Permafrost,
, June 29–
July 3, 2008.
list below of TSP-Norway published NICOP contributions is organised according to
page number, with the names of TSP-Norway members highlighted:
Christiansen and O. Humlum. Interannual Variations in Active
Layer Thickness in
Delaloye, E. Perruchoud, M. Avian, V. Kaufmann, X. Bodin, H. Hausmann, A.
Ikeda, A. Kääb, A. Kellerer-Pirklbauer, K. Krainer, C. Lambiel, D.
Mihajlovic, B. Staub, I. Roer, and E. Thibert. Recent Interannual Variations
of Rock Glacier Creep in the European
Etzelmüller, T.V. Schuler, H. Farbrot, and Á. Guðmundsson.
and Climate Change Impact, 421-426.
Farbrot, K. Isaksen, and B. Etzelmüller. Present and Past
Distribution of Mountain Permafrost in the
Harris and K. Isaksen. Recent Warming of European Permafrost:
Evidence from Borehole Monitoring (Plenary Paper), 655-662.
Humlum. Alpine and Polar Periglacial Processes: The
of Knowledge (Plenary Paper), 753-761.
Instanes and O. Anisimov. Climate Change and Arctic Infrastructure,
B. Instanes and A.
Instanes. Foundation Design Using a Heat Pump Cooling System, 785-788.
K. Isaksen, H.
Farbrot, L.H. Blikra, B. Johansen, J.L. Sollid, and T. Eiken. Five-Year
Ground Surface Temperature Measurements in Finnmark,
H. Juliussen, O.
Humlum, L. Kristensen, and H.H. Christiansen. Thermal
Processes in the Active Layer of the Larsbreen Rock Glaciers,
L. Kristensen, H.H.
Christiansen, and F. Caline. Temperatures in Coastal Permafrost in the
N. Matsuoka and H.H.
Christiansen. Ice Wedge Polygon Dynamics in
: High-Resolution Monitoring by Multiple Techniques, 1149-1154.
R.S. Ødegård, K. Isaksen,
T. Eiken, and J.L. Sollid. MAGST in Mountain Permafrost, Dovrefjell,
, 2001–2006, 1311-1316.
M.A. Parsons, S.L. Smith, V.E.
Romanovsky, N.I. Shiklomanov, H.H. Christiansen, P.P. Overduin, T.
Zhang, M.R. Balks, and J. Brown. Managing Permafrost Data: Past Approaches
and Future Directions, 1369-1374.
I. Roer, W. Haeberli, M.
Avian, V. Kaufmann, R. Delaloye, C. Lambiel, and A. Kääb.
Observations and Considerations on Destabilizing Active Rock Glaciers in the
T. Watanabe, N. Matsuoka, H.H.
Christiansen, and A. Ikeda. Sounding Ice and Soil Wedge Structures with
Ground-Penetrating Radar, 1933-1938.