Description of Expedition
An expedition jointly carried out with the Melnikov Permafrost Institute Yakutsk on the eastern banks of the Lena southeast of Yakutsk (Yukechi Alas)
Duration: One Week
Goals: (1) Drilling of four up to 20 m deep boreholes in thermokarst-affected landscapes; (2) collection of sample material from deep deposits; (3) installation of temperature sensors in the boreholes
PETA-CARB participants: Guido Grosse, Jens Strauss
Several other colleagues from University of Leipzig and Melnikov Permafrost Institute Yakutsk joined this expedition.