Metagenomes from Late Pleistocene Ice Complex Sediments of the Siberian Arctic


Tatiana A. Vishnivetskaya, Elena Spirina, Lyubov A. Shmakova, Maria N. tutukina, Zhou Li, Xiaofen Wu, Elizaveta Rivkina


The late Pleistocene Ice Complex (also known as Yedoma) encompasses ice-rich permafrost formed when alluvial and/or aeolian sediments accumulated under cold climatic conditions. Three metagenomes obtained from Yedoma deposits continually frozen for periods up to 60,000 years are reported here.

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Vishnivetskaya T, Spirina E, Shmakova L, Tutukina M, Li Z, Wu XF, Rivkina E. 2019. Metagenomes from late pleistocene ice complex sediments of the Siberian Arctic. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8.