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  1. David Gilichinsky

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env147

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Gilichinsky, D. 2003. Permafrost. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Russian Academy of Science, Pushchino, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003


  • Parameters of Permafrost Microbial Habitat

  • Chemical Composition and Organic Matter

  • The Correlation Between the age of Permafrost Environment and the Age of Viable Microorganisms

  • Permafrost Biodiversity

  • Response of Microbial Communities to Permafrost Environment

  • Metabolic Activity in Permafrost Environment

  • Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions

  • The Perspectives for Future Study and Possible Applications


  • paleoenvironmental reconstruction;
  • permafrost