Arctic Pleistocene History And The Development Of Submarine Permafrost: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Arctic Pleistocene History And The Development Of Submarine Permafrost

1st Edition

By Michael E. Vigdorchik

CRC Press

286 pages

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Description

This book is about the regional distribution, composition, structures, thermophysical characteristics, and dynamics of temperature changes of submarine permafrost based on Eurasiatic shelf data. It discusses a proposed new hypothesis of complete isolation of the Arctic Ocean during the glaciations.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. History of Investigations 3. Submarine Permafrost Regional Distribution, Composition, and Structure 4. Thermal State and Regime: Environmental Data on Submarine Permafrost Development 5. Dynamics of the Arctic Shelves and Coastal Area Development During the Pleistocene 6. Arctic Shelf Exposure: Glacioisostasy, Block Tectonics, Coastal Uplift, and Permafrost Development 7. Types of Arctic Submarine Permafrost Zones 8. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General