QUANTITY, ORIGIN AND DEGRADATION STATE OF ORGANIC MATTER IN SUBSEA PERMAFROST ON THE EAST SIBERIAN ARCTIC SHELF
B. Wild, N. Shakhova, O. Dudarev, A. Ruban, D. Kosmach, V. Tumskoy, T. Tesi, H. Joß, H. Alexanderson, M. Jakobsson, A. Mazurov, I. Semiletov and Ö. Gustafsson
Event name: 29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry
Session: Cold Environment II
Publication date: 04 September 2019
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Based on a unique set of three drill cores, we characterize the quantity, origin and degradation state of organic matter through the subsea permafrost with higher resolution across the current thaw front, to improve our understanding of its vulnerability to decomposition upon thaw.