Perennially Frozen Ground and Vegetation

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Translation (National Research Council Canada); no. NRC-TT-1163
Physical description34 p.
SubjectPermafrost; Soils; freeze thaw cycles; vegetation; temperature gradients; soil mechanics; Sol; gel degel; plante; gradient de temperature; mecanique des sols
AbstractThis translation is the seventh arranged by the Permafrost Subcommittee of the Associate Committee on Soil and Snow Mechanics of the National Research Council of the Russian permafrost publication, "Principles of Geocryology". This translation of Chapter XII by A.P. Tyrtikov describes the various types of vegetation encountered in permafrost regions and the relationship of them to this environment. This is followed by a discussion of the effects of vegetation on the temperature regime of permafrost, and soil freezing and thawing. The influence of the permafrost on vegetation is reviewed and the chapter concludes with a brief discussion of vegetation as an indicator of permafrost conditions.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-508
NPARC number20375302
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Record created2012-07-23
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