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Vegetation on Frost-boil Features in Alaska

Frost-boil vegetation plot at Franklin Bluffs in northern Alaska

Frost-boil vegetation plot at Franklin Bluffs in northern Alaska

A new dataset provides baseline information on vegetation and soils at 117 study plots on Arctic frost-boils.

Monitoring Alaska's Permafrost

Mean remotely-sensed active layer thickness (cm) near Barrow, Alaska.

Mean remotely-sensed active layer thickness (cm) near Barrow, Alaska. Data from http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1266.

Measuring changes in the thickness of the soil's active layer provides insight into climate change in the Arctic.

Permafrost active layer thickness in Barrow, Alaska

Google Earth Image of the locations of the four sites around Barrow, Alaska (from Fig. 1 in Schaefer et al., 2015).

Google Earth Image of the locations of the four sites around Barrow, Alaska (from Fig. 1 in Schaefer et al., 2015).

A new data set provides estimates of Active Layer Thickness (ALT) and soil volumeteric water content (VWC) for Barrow, Alaska.

ABoVE Data Management Best Practices Webinar on August 29

The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) is a NASA Terrestrial Ecology Program.

The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) is a NASA Terrestrial Ecology Program.

ORNL DAAC is hosting a webinar specifically for ABoVE researchers.

Mapping Vegetation in the Circumpolar Arctic Region

circumpolar arctic vegetation map

Distribution of vegetation types across the entire circumpolar Arctic region.

An international effort to map the vegetation and associated characteristics throughout the circumpolar region are provided in a new data set.

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