Recent environmental change and atmospheric contamination on Svalbard as recorded in lake sediments – an introduction
TypePeer reviewed; Journal article
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This paper outlines an interdisciplinary project on recent environmental change and atmospheric contamination on the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard (76º30'N – 80º30'N). It describes the rationale and aims of the project and summarises the location, climate, geology, vegetation, and land-use of Svalbard.