cryology


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cryology

1. the study of snow and ice.
2. the science of refrigeration.
See also: Cold
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The late David Gilichinsky and his colleagues from the Soil Cryology Laboratory in Moscow, Russia, recovered the fruits of the ice age flowering plant from a fossilised squirrel burrow in frozen sediments near the Kolyma river in north-east Siberia.
29-31 May 2006, Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Council of Earth Cryology, Tyumen City, West Siberia
Next come the author's preface and an introduction that provides general background material on topics ranging from planetary cryology and patterns in permafrost occurrence in past geologic periods to the evolution of permafrost science in Russia and theoretical and methodological approaches in Russian geocryology.