Pedogenic Linkage between the Cold Deserts of Antarctica and the Polar Deserts of the High Arctic

  1. David H. Elliot
  1. J. C. F. Tedrow

Published Online: 14 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR053p0001

Contributions to Antarctic Research II

Contributions to Antarctic Research II

How to Cite

Tedrow, J. C. F. (1991) Pedogenic Linkage between the Cold Deserts of Antarctica and the Polar Deserts of the High Arctic, in Contributions to Antarctic Research II (ed D. H. Elliot), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR053p0001

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908090

Online ISBN: 9781118667927

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Keywords:

  • Antarctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Antarctic soil processes and classification

  • High arctic soils: processes and classification

  • Comparison of soil-forming factors in the cold deserts of antarctica with those of the high arctic polar deserts

  • Comparison of properties of cold desert soils with those of polar desert soils

  • Conclusions