Академическое издательство «Гео»

Permafrost, ice-bonded ground, thermal denudation, cryolithogenic deposits, periglacial alluvium, extranivites



KRIOSFERA ZEMLI, 2013, Vol. XVII, № 1, p. 56-68

Ice-rich permafrost and thermal denudation in the Batagay area (Yana Upland, East Siberia)

V.V. Kunitsky1, I.I. Syromyatnikov1, L. Schirrmeister2, Yu.B. Skachkov1,
G. Grosse3, S. Wetterich2, M.N. Grigoriev1

1Melnikov Permafrost Institute, SB RAS, 677010, Yakutsk, Merzlotnaya str., 36, Russia; kunitsky@mpi.ysn.ru
2Alfred Wegener Institute of Polar and Marine Research, 14473, Telegrafenberg A-43, Potsdam, Germany
3Geophysical Institute University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), 903 Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA

Ice-rich permafrost in the Yana Upland has been investigated. The composition and structure of the permafrost have been determined. Their role in thermal denudation processes have been examined. The response of the ice-rich permafrost to recent climate change has been assessed.

Permafrost, ice-bonded ground, thermal denudation, cryolithogenic deposits, periglacial alluvium, extranivites
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