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(a) Map of the aerosol sampling stations in Alaska, (b) daily sum of fire radiative power from MODIS active fires in 2013 Alaska (Mouteva et al 2015).

Capturing black carbon aerosol emissions in Alaska

Carbon aerosol data was collected by NASA's Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment (CARVE) in summer 2013.

Location map of the 81 Toolik Lake Permanent Vegetation Plots.

Vegetation and Soils at Toolik Lake, Alaska

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

circumpolar arctic vegetation map

Mapping Vegetation in the Circumpolar Arctic Region

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

The ORNL DAAC mission is to assemble, distribute, and provide data services for a comprehensive archive of terrestrial biogeochemistry and ecological dynamics observations and models to facilitate research, education, and decision-making in support of NASA’s Earth science. Read more about the ORNL DAAC.