Lithosols of King George Island, western Antarctica

D. Yu Vlasov, E. V. Abakumov, M. A. Nadporozhskaya, N. V. Kovsh, V. A. Krylenkov, V. V. Lukin, E. V. Safronova

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Abstract

Original data on soil formation in the coastal area of Antarctica in the vicinity of the Bellingshausen Antarctic Station are given. Soil morphology, micromoxphology, and physicochemical properties are discussed. Specific features of humus formation under the severe climatic conditions of Antarctica are comprehensively studied. Data on the species composition and number of micromycetes in the studied soils are obtained.

Translated title of the contributionЛИТОЗЕМЫ ОСТРОВА КИНГ- ДЖОРДЖ, ЗАПАДНАЯ АНТАРКТИКА
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)681-687
Number of pages7
JournalEurasian Soil Science
Volume38
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2005

Scopus subject areas

  • Soil Science
  • Earth-Surface Processes

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