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This plug of turf dug up near Barrow, Alaska shows a typical soil profile in tundra. The vegetation consists of moss and grass. A layer of dark brown organic matter extends down to a depth of 10 centimeters and beneath the organic layer is fine silt (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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Album name:vizcarra / Permafrost Survey 2013
Keywords:permafrost, nsidc, kevin schaefer, alaska, barrow
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Image Credit:Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC
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Date added:Oct 22, 2013
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