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Quantity, origin and degradation state of organic matter in subsea permafrost on the East Siberian Arctic shelf

  • B. Wild
  • N. Shakhova
  • O. Dudarev
  • A. Ruban
  • D. Kosmach
  • V. Tumskoy
  • T. Tesi
  • H. Joß
  • H. Alexanderson
  • M. Jakobsson
  • A. Mazurov
  • I. Semiletov
  • Ö. Gustafsson
Publishing year: 2019
Language: English
Publication/Series: Conference Proceedings, 29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry
Document type: Conference paper

Abstract english

Based on a unique set of three drill cores, we characterize the quantity, origin and degradation state of organic matter through the subsea permafrost with higher resolution across the current thaw front, to improve our understanding of its vulnerability to decomposition upon thaw.


  • Geochemistry


29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, IMOG 2019
2019-09-01 - 2019-09-06
Gothenburg, Sweden
  • ISBN: 978-946282304-4
Helena Alexandersson
E-mail: helena [dot] alexanderson [at] geol [dot] lu [dot] se


Quaternary Sciences

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Aeolian sand project

Project members
Members of the aeolian sand project: Martin Bernhardson, Sara Florén, Edyta Kalińska-Nartiša and Helena Alexanderson.

Read more about the project here.