If such extensive thawing of frozen soil occurred today, it could trigger a massive release of greenhouse gases, scientists report February 21 in Science.
What does FS stand for?
FS stands for Frozen Soil
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- Freestyle (Swimming)
- French Southern & Antarctic Lands
- Frequency Shift
- Friendly Status
- Front Seat
- Front Side (skating term)
- Frontside (extreme sports)
- Frost Shock (gaming, World of Warcraft Shaman Spell)
- Frozen Section (diagnostics)
Samples in periodicals archive:
If it's still snowing, hold off until the weather improves - you don't want to plant in frozen soil.
Assuming we are stuck with the 'wet' ' for the foreseeable future, then what gardens need above all else is good drainage, essential for successful cultivation, the bacteria thriving in waterlogged and frozen soil damaging plant roots if they haven't already rotted.
With no leaves, plants are better able to survive without water, which may be locked up in frozen soil.
Leaves of fleshy or succulent and woolly-leaved perennials are especially vulnerable to frost and roots can rot in frozen soil.
Those plants that thought they had it easy were sent into shock as their fresh young leaves drooped towards the frozen soil.
The permanently frozen soil preserved the mammoths' bodies.
How does a gardener transit from what has largely been a benign late autumn into a period of frozen soil, blustery winds and too-brief glimpses of the sun?