permafrost


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permafrost

permanently frozen ground on which only a thin layer thaws in the summer, as in the high Arctic and Antarctic.
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In dark conditions, they found microbes native to deep permafrost or surface organic layer soils degraded the DOC that was most abundant in either soil.
USA], Feb 6 ( ANI ): Scientists have discovered massive reserves of mercury hidden in permafrost.
Permafrost is the permanently frozen layer below the Earths surface in frigid areas.
Nearly a century before, a reindeer had been trapped under the permafrost together with the bacteria that killed it.
In one recent explosion, permafrost soil was thrown around 1 kilometre from the epicentre of the blast, highlighting the huge force, scientists discovered.
Mezrich likened the permafrost to "the ring of the world.
It seeks to safeguard seeds from cataclysms such as nuclear war or disease in natural permafrost.
It was the first time in 25 years that the Russians had checked out the permafrost on the peninsula, The Siberian Times reported.
Siberia experienced record heat this summer, which melted permafrost in the region.
La faute a l'homme qui a tellement degrade son environnement que le climat s'est rechauffe, provoquant du coup la fonte progressive du permafrost siberien oo le virus est emprisonne depuis des lustres.
The bodies of victims of a smallpox outbreak that occurred in Siberia in the 1890s are in danger of being exposed because the permafrost layer of soil in which they are buried is melting, (http://www.
New research finds that as Arctic regions warm up, previously frozen ancient carbon, known as permafrost, is thawing and being released to inland streams and rivers.