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Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska, 1978-1981


Data setPre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska, 1978-1981
Release date2017-02-28
ProjectArctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE)
Time period1978-01-01 to 1981-04-30

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This data set provides environmental and vegetation data collected between 1978 and 1981 from 439 study plots at Arrigetch Peaks research site, located in the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve in the Endicott Mountains of the central Brooks Range, Alaska. Plots varied between 1 and 50 square meters in size and were located in 13 broad habitat types across the glaciated landscape. Environmental data include aspect, elevation, and cover of bare soil, rock, soil crust, and litter. Species data are described according to the Braun-Blanquet system. This product brings together for easy reference all the available information collected from the vegetation plots in the Arrigetch Peaks region of Alaska.

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Cooper, D.J. 2016. Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Arrigetch Peaks, Alaska, 1978-1981. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
Arrigetch_Peaks_Environmental_Data.csv 178.9KB 1978-01-01 to 1981-04-30
Arrigetch_Peaks_Species_Data.csv 403.7KB 1978-01-01 to 1981-04-30

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