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Arctic Vegetation Maps for ABoVE

Surveying vegetation plots

Surveying tundra vegetation at the Barrow, Alaska research site.

The ABoVE campaign provides historical environmental and vegetation data at Alaskan research sites.

Wildfires in Canada's Northwest Territories

Burn site near Kakisa

Researchers examine a burned site near Kakisa in Canada's Northwest Territories as part of NASA's ABoVE field campaign.

Data collected by the ABoVE campaign assess the impacts of record wildfires in 2014 and 2015.

Burned Areas in the Arctic-Boreal Region

End-of-season burned area

Cumulative end-of-season burned area for the year 2015 in a subset of Alaska and Western Canada.

Researchers with ABoVE have mapped the 14 year history of burned areas above 60 degrees N.

Map Collection for Prudhoe Bay Oilfield, Alaska

Cumulative impact map of disturbances for Prudhoe Bay

Cumulative impact map of infrastructure related disturbances from 2010 for Prudhoe Bay Oilfield site A.

A new ABoVE data set provides historical records of vegetation, water, and soils within the Prudhoe Bay region of Alaska.

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).

A pingo is a mound of earth-covered ice found in the Arctic. A new data set provides vegetation data on 41 pingos in the North Slope of Alaska.