Call for new IPA Action Groups

The IPA currently has an open call for new Action Groups. Action Groups are meant to fund targeted groups working towards the production of well-defined, permafrost-related products. Action Groups are … Read more

Country Reports 2020

Reports from the Adhering Bodies of the International Permafrost Association are now available! Country Reports 2020 includes annual updates on permafrost activities from 20 member countries. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, … Read more

Welcome to our NEW website!

We’ve got a fresh new look with fantastic photos from the IPA Photo Contest earlier this year. The website was designed with our visitors in mind, including updated content, easier … Read more

Dr. Arthur H. Lachenbruch (1925-2021)

A tribute to Arthur H. Lachenbruch (1925-2021)and reflections on his contributions to permafrost science and engineering The IPA has learned with sadness of the death of Arthur H. Lachenbruch at … Read more

Permafrost Discovery Gateway webinars

The NSF NNA funded Permafrost Discovery Gateway is starting a webinar series on July 22: Charles “Chuck” Abolt, Los Alamos National Lab, will open the first webinar with his presentation “Circumpolar observations … Read more

RCOP21 / 19th ICCRE Permafrost Conference

Abstract submission is now open for the virtual 2021 Regional Conference on Permafrost (RCOP21) and 19th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering (ICCRE). Please join us to participate in the latest and greatest permafrost science, technology … Read more