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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.

Vegetation and Soils at Toolik Lake, Alaska

Location map of the 81 Toolik Lake Permanent Vegetation Plots.

Location map of the 81 Toolik Lake Permanent Vegetation Plots.

Extensive data from field surveys at the Toolik Lake research site, located in the foothills of the Brooks Range, Alaska, are now available.

Map of Arctic Thermokarst Landscapes

Dominant or co-dominant thermokarst landscapes within the northern boreal and tundra circumpolar permafrost region (Olefeldt et al., 2016).

Dominant or co-dominant thermokarst landscapes within the northern boreal and tundra circumpolar permafrost region (from Olefeldt et al., 2016).

A new dataset provides the distribution of Arctic thermokarsts and estimates of soil organic carbon in those landscapes.

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