Aerial images of eroding permafrost coastline, Qikiqtaruk - Hershel Island, Yukon, Canada, supplement to: Cunliffe, Andrew M; Tanski, George; Radosavljevic, Boris; Palmer, William; Sachs, Torsten; Lantuit, Hugues; Kerby, Jeffrey T; Myers-Smith, Isla H (2019): Rapid retreat of permafrost coastline observed with aerial drone photogrammetry. The Cryosphere, 13(5), 1513-1528

Andrew M Cunliffe, George Tanski, Boris Radosavljevic, William Palmer, Torsten Sachs, Jeffrey T Kerby & Isla H Myers-Smith
Permafrost landscapes are changing around the Arctic in response to climate warming, with coastal erosion being one of the most prominent and hazardous features. Using drone platforms, satellite images, and historic aerial photographs, we observed the rapid retreat of a permafrost coastline on Qikiqtaruk – Herschel Island, Yukon Territory, in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. This coastline is adjacent to a gravel spit accommodating several culturally significant sites and is the logistical base for the Qikiqtaruk...
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