United States Permafrost Association

John Zarling
President Elect
Cathy Wilson
Past President
Dmitry Streletskiy
Susan Wilson
Peppi Croft
Board Members
Torsten Mayrberger
Mark Bennett
PYRN Representative:
Matthew Whitley
IPA Executive Committee
Frederick "Fritz" Nelson
IPA Representative
Kevin Schaefer
Ed Yarmak

US Permafrost Association
PO Box 750141
Fairbanks, AK

Frozen Ground
Frozen Ground 2019

Welcome to the US Permafrost Association. Please feel free to read about our association and permafrost information. We encourage participation in our activities, please consider joining our organization. Do you know how we serve the public? If not please review our mission section. We welcome support from individual members, corporations, and institutions.

Permafrost Monthly Alert Program
» October 2020 Alert Available!
» "Thank You" to our 2019/20 sponsors and the American Geosciences Institute for keeping us current on the latest permafrost-related research.
Do you see your recent articles listed? If not, let us know! Visit the PMA Program

Educational Permafrost Photo Gallery

For more information on this photo series, click the photo below. All images are copyright their respective authors.

Access past ICOP proceedings, click below.

2020 President's Updates
»2020 Summer USPA Updates - Dr. John Zarling, President

2021 RCOP Meeting
» Join us - 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost and 19th International Conference On Cold Region Engineering
July 11-16, 2021
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2019 Annual USPA Meeting
» Thank You! - We had a great annual meeting at AGU. Thank You! to our sponsors, members and quests who attended. Please be sure to see Dima's 2019 Highlights on the annual meeting page.
What's New!

» 2020 IARPC Collaboration Team Annual Report is now available! See page 19 for Permafrost Collaboration Team (PCT) information.

» Check out the new information on the Coastal & Offshore Permafrost Rapid Response Assessment website!

» New book available: Arctic Hydrology, Permafrost and Ecosystems by Daqing Yang & Douglas L. Kane

» Whatever Happened To ... The Melting Permafrost? - Recent article mentioning the CRREL Permafrost Tunnel and Tom Douglas

» Woods Hole Research Center name changed to Woodwell Climate Research Center

» Summer 2020 President's Update

» 12th ICOP (2020) Rescheduled to June 2022 due to the COVID-19 virus.