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Pre-ABoVE: Poplar Vegetation Plots, Arctic and Interior Alaska and Yukon, 2003-2005

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Data setPre-ABoVE: Poplar Vegetation Plots, Arctic and Interior Alaska and Yukon, 2003-2005
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1376
Release date2017-03-21
ProjectArctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment
Time Period2003-06-18 to 2005-08-17

Description

This data set provides vegetation cover and environmental plot data collected from 32 balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera L., Salicaceae) vegetation plots located on the Arctic Slope of Alaska and in the interior boreal forests of Alaska and the Yukon from 2003 to 2005. The estimated percent land cover by species per plot are according to the older Braun-Blanquet cover-abundance scale. Plot data includes moisture, topographic position, slope, aspect, shape, and soil data.

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Citation

Breen, A.L., D.A. Walker, and L.A. Druckenmiller. 2017. Pre-ABoVE: Poplar Vegetation Plots, Arctic and Interior Alaska and Yukon, 2003-2005. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1376
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Project

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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  • Poplar_Veg_Plots_Legend.pdf
  • Poplar_Veg_Plots_Fig1.png
  • Poplar_Veg_plot_Photos.pdf
  • Poplar_Veg_Plots.pdf

Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
Poplar_Veg_Plots_Environmental.csv 7.7 KB 2003-06-18 - 2005-08-17
Poplar_Veg_Plots_Species.csv 29.5 KB 2003-06-18 - 2005-08-17

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