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Record #177524:

A vault for humanity / Sara Blask.

Title: A vault for humanity / Sara Blask.
Author(s): Blask, Sara.
Date: 2003.
In: Iceland Review. (2003.), Vol. 44(3) (2003)
Abstract: Describes Svalbard International Seed Vault, seed bank constructed inside sandstone mountain of permafrost to protect world's seeds - and crop diversity - from disaster. Explains importance of crop diversity, with only 12 types of food crop supplying more than 90% of world's food energy supply. Also notes engineering features of seed bank and projected durability.
Notes:

Iceland Review. Vol. 44(3) :44-49 (2003).

Keywords: 502 -- Environmental issues.
502.753 -- Conservation, plant species.
574 -- Ecology.
58 -- Botany.
581.48 -- Seeds.
551.345 -- Permafrost. Cryopedology.
624.139 -- Engineering in frozen ground.
F -- Biological sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*32) -- Svalbard.
(*324) -- Spitsbergen.
SPRI record no.: 177524

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