TITLE

Seeds Will Be Planted Deep In Permafrost for Security

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/26/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 8, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the planned construction of The Svalbard International Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway. The facility will store three million seed samples of nearly every food crop in the world at minus 18° Celsius, maintained at that temperature by permafrost. The country has a contract for engineering and fabrication of the facility with Statsbygg.
ACCESSION #
24292441

 

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