Testaceans (Protozoa: Testacea) in Quaternary Permafrost Sediments of Bykovsky Peninsula, Arctic Yakutia

  • A. A. Bobrov
  • Ch. Siegert
  • A. A. Andreev
  • L. Schirrmeister


The results of the first protozoological study in terms of paleoecology of long-term sediments and buried soils formed in the cryolite zone of northeastern Siberia are discussed. The data on testaceans (Protozoa: Testacea) inhabiting various sites of Bykovsky Peninsula, Laptev Sea coast near estuary of Lena, within the last 53 000 years (Late Pleistocene and Holocene) are presented.


Cryolite Permafrost Sediment Cryolite Zone Bykovsky Peninsula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Bobrov
    • 1
  • Ch. Siegert
    • 2
  • A. A. Andreev
    • 2
  • L. Schirrmeister
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Soil ScienceMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine ResearchPotsdamGermany

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