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Monitoring Arctic Vegetation for ABoVE

Vegetation (Vaccinium uliginosum-Thamnolia vermicularis in the foreground) on Unalaska Island, August 10th, 2007 (Talbot et al., 2010).

Vegetation on Unalaska Island, August 10th, 2007 (from Talbot et al., 2010).

Ten recently published data sets provide historical environmental, soil, and vegetation data collected at study locations throughout Alaska.

Land cover in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Land-cover map of the Coastal Plain, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, 1993. Sixteen land-cover types are noted, with a 17th notation for shadow (Jorgenson et al., 1994).

Land-cover map of the Coastal Plain, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, 1993. Sixteen land-cover types are noted, with a 17th notation for shadow (Jorgenson et al., 1994).

A landcover map for the northern coastal plain of the the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been released in support of NASA's ABoVE campaign.

Vegetation map for Toolik Lake site, Alaska

The Toolik Lake Grid Surficial Geomorphology map (Walker and Maier, 2008).

The Toolik Lake grid surficial geomorphology map (Walker and Maier, 2008).

A new data set provides standardized vegetation and environmental characteristics surrounding the Toolik Lake research site.

Land Cover and Vegetation in the Seward Peninsula, Alaska

Vegetation map of the Seward Peninsula (Range Map, Swanson et al., 1985).

Vegetation map of the Seward Peninsula (Range Map, Swanson et al., 1985).

Digital landcover and vegetation maps for the Seward Peninsula are provided as part of the ABoVE project.

Study Domain and Reference Grid for ABoVE Campaign

ABoVE spatial data products - the Study Domain with Core and Extended study regions displayed and the Standard Reference Grid showing the nested tiling scheme.

ABoVE spatial data products - the Study Domain with Core and Extended study regions displayed and the Standard Reference Grid showing the nested tiling scheme.

The standard reference grid and official boundaries of the study domain are provided for the Arctic - Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE).

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