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This is the first book solely devoted to Cryopedology, the study of soils of cold regions. The analysis treats Cryosols as a three-part system (active layer, transition layer, permafrost). The book considers soil-forming factors, cryogenic processes, and classification and distribution of Cryosols. Cryosols of the Arctic, Antarctica, and the high mountains are considered in detail. The chapters address cryosols and earth-system science, cryosols in a changing climate, cryosols databases and their use, and management of cryosols. The book is rich in color photographs and highlights the authora€™s 43 field trips to Antarctica, the Arctic, and alpine areas.... pp 143a€“155 Borden PW, Ping C-L, McCarthy PJ, Naidu S (2010) Clay mineralogy in arctic tundra soils, northern Alaska. ... Am Bull 114:718a€“730 Muller SW (1943) Permafrost or permanently frozen ground and related engineering problems.

Author:James G. Bockheim
Publisher:Springer - 2014-10-15


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