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Vegetation on Arctic Pingos

Large pingo feature in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

A typical pingo, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. This feature is 7 m high and has a basal diameter of 110 m (from Walker, 1990).

Pre-ABoVE: Vegetation and Physiographic Features of Pingos, North Slope, Alaska

This data set provides vegetation species and vegetation plot data collected between 1983 and 1985 from 293 study plots on 41 pingos on the North Slope of Alaska. The pingos were located within the Arctic Coastal Plain in the Kuparuk, Prudhoe Bay, Kadleroshilik, and Toolik River areas. Specific attributes include dominant vegetation species, cover, soil pH, moisture, and physical characteristics of the plots.

Data Citation
Walker, M.D., and D.A. Walker. 2017. Pre-ABoVE: Vegetation and Physiographic Features of Pingos, North Slope, Alaska. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1507

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