Ice Wedges as Winter Climate Archives – New Results from the Northeast Siberian Arctic and Discussion of the Paleoclimatic Value of Ice Wedges

Thomas Opel1, Hanno Meyer2, Thomas Laepple2, Kira Rehfeld3, Gesine Mollenhauer4, Dereviagin Alexander5 and Julian Murton6, (1)University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1, United Kingdom, (2)Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz-Center for Polar and Marine Research Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany, (3)NERC British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (4)Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz-Center for Polar and Marine Research Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany, (5)Moscow State University, Faculty of Geology, Moscow, Russia, (6)University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom