New data on the subaerial low-center-polygonal relief and factors controlling its transformation and current state on the East Siberian Shelf

Oleg Victorovich Dudarev, A. N. Charkin, N. N. Dmitrevskiy, R. A. Anan'Ev, A. A. Meluzov, A. G. Roslyakov, V. I. Sergienko, L. I. Lobkovsky, Natalia Evgenievna Shakhova, Igor Petrovich Semiletov

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Abstract

The problem of the current state of subaerial morphosculptures on the periglacial East Siberian Shelf is still debatable due to the lack of in situ data. Therefore, any new information contributes to the knowledge of the evolution of the Arctic environment. In view of this, a complex of interdisciplinary oceanological studies was carried out in the southeastern part of the Laptev Sea. Using a side-scan sonar, images of the bottom surface were made, which show the shape of low-center-polygonal relief of the part of the modern coastal lowland area in the coastal zone near the area under study. Possible factors controlling the state of this morphosculpture within the East Siberian Shelf area of interest are considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)873-876
Number of pages4
JournalDoklady Earth Sciences
Volume457
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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