tundra soil

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Noun1.tundra soil - a black mucky soil with a frozen subsoil that is characteristic of Arctic and subarctic regionstundra soil - a black mucky soil with a frozen subsoil that is characteristic of Arctic and subarctic regions
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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To confirm their findings, the researchers also measured beryllium levels in a modem permafrost tundra soil from Alaska.
In a 20-year experiment that warmed patches of chilly ground, tundra soil kept its stored carbon, researchers report.
In what is now the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) the Inupiats were the first oil explorers, seeking out tundra soil that was soaked with oil from the seeps.
Clearly, additional studies are warranted to quantify the time course for depletion of labile C in tundra soil organic matter.
On the other hand, the high ice content of tundra soil during the winter means that it shows high thermal conductivity in the winter.
Large-scale industrial development boomed, and it became necessary to construct new cities and towns, roads, railway lines, electricity supply lines, and a set of facilities that were built hastily on the virgin tundra soil and led to the deterioration of large areas.
Microbial responses to nitrogen additions in alpine tundra soil.
Mean growing season tussock tundra soil temperatures at 10 cm depth range from 3 [degrees] to 8 [degrees] C (S.
A three-year study showed that the process can be performed on-site and may be the most efficient and cost-effective choice for cleaning fragile tundra soil.
Root growth, respiration, and carbon dioxide evolution in an arctic tundra soil.
The mobile tree islands modified the tundra soil characteristics.