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Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Imnavait Creek, Alaska, 1984-1985

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Data setPre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Imnavait Creek, Alaska, 1984-1985
Release date2016-11-29
ProjectArctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment
Time Period1984-08-01 to 1985-09-01


This data set provides environmental, soil, and vegetation data collected during the periods of August 1984 and August-September 1985 from 84 study plots at the Imnavait Creek research site. Imnavait Creek is located in a shallow basin at the foothills of the central Brooks Range. Data includes the baseline plot information for vegetation, soils, and site factors for the study plots subjectively located in 14 plant communities that occur in 19 broad habitat types across the glaciated landscape. Specific attributes include: dominant vegetation species, cover, indices, and biomass pools; soil chemistry, physical characteristics, moisture, and organic matter. This product brings together for easy reference all the available information collected from the plots that has been used for the classification, mapping, and analysis of geo-botanical factors in the Imnavait Creek region and across Alaska.


Data set reference document


Walker, D.A. 2016. Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Imnavait Creek, Alaska, 1984-1985. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment: The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) is a NASA Terrestrial Ecology Program field campaign that will take place in Alaska and western Canada between 2016 and 2021. Climate change in the Arctic and Boreal region is unfolding faster than anywhere else on Earth. ABoVE seeks a better understanding of the vulnerability and resilience of ecosystems and society to this changing environment.

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Companion Files

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  • USFWS_Bioreport_Arctic_Wetland_Soil_Veg_WalkerM_1989.pdf
  • Imnavait_Creek_Veg_Plots_Fig1.png
  • Imnavait_Creek_Plot_Photos.pdf
  • Imnavait_Creek_Veg_Plots_Report_Walker_1987.pdf
  • Imnavait_Creek_Veg_Plots.pdf
  • Imnavait_Creek_Env_Legend.pdf

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
Imnavait_Creek_Environmental_Data.csv 103.2 KB 1984-08-01 - 1985-09-01
Imnavait_Creek_Soil_Data.csv 21.1 KB 1984-08-01 - 1985-09-01
Imnavait_Creek_Species_Data.csv 83.6 KB 1984-08-01 - 1985-09-01
Imnavait_Creek_Spectral_Biomass_Data.csv 21.6 KB 1984-08-01 - 1985-09-01

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