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- Pivot, Frédérique, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- TheHolocene 2006 v.16 no.5 pp. 635-646
- Bryophyta; Holocene epoch; air temperature; atmospheric circulation; ice; isotopes; loess; loess deposition; oxygen; permafrost; summer; tundra; wind; Arctic region; Greenland
- ... On Bylot Island, a field of tundra polygons at the margin of a glacial outwash plain contains a well-preserved syngenetic permafrost sequence of ground ice and alternating loess and organic layers that was accumulated during the late Holocene. Periods of increased deposition of loess alternated with periods of growth of bryophytes during the last 3500 years. These shifts in soil accretion regime a ...