Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost

Project Description
The Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost (GTN-P) was initiated by the
International Permafrost Association (IPA)
(http://www.geodata.soton.ac.uk/ipa/) to organize and manage a global
network of permafrost observatories for detecting, monitoring, and
predicting climate change. The network, authorized under the Global
Climate Observing System (GCOS)
(http://www.wmo.ch/web/gcos/gcoshome.html) and its associated
organizations, consists of two observational components: the active layer
(the surface layer that freezes and thaws annually) and the thermal state
of the underlying permafrost.

For more information, see: http://sts.gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/gtnp/