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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2011)

Document title

The role of interannual climate variability in controlling solifluction processes, Endalen, Svalbard

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HARRIS C. (1) ; KERN-LUETSCHG M. (1) ; CHRISTIANSEN H.H. (2) ; SMITH F. (3) ;
(1) School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Univ., Cardiff, ROYAUME-UNI
(2) Geology Dep., Univ. Centre in Svalbard, UNIS, Longyearbyen, NORVEGE
(3) School of Engineering, Univ., Dundee, ROYAUME-UNI

Abstract

A continuous record is presented of active layer processes at Endalen, Svalbard, over the period 2005-08. The AA. seek to measure the response of the active layer to year-on-year climatic variability, and hence to provide a clearer understanding of the likely impacts of longer term and larger scale changes in climate. The first 3 years of measurements reported here represent the initial phase of a planned long-term solifluction monitoring programme. Comparisons between the 3 annual cycles of ground freezing and ground thawing discussed in this paper (years 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08) relate to the period 1 October to 30 September inclusive

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Permafrost and periglacial processes / ISSN 1045-6740 / CODEN PEPPED

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1990)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 22, no3 [pp. 239-253]

Bibliographic references : 1 p.

Collation : 16 fig., 2 tabl.

Language

Anglais

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1002/ppp.727

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