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Arctic Vegetation Plots from Pingo Communities, North Slope, Alaska, 1984-1986

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1507
Project
Published2017-06-29
Updated2018-12-31
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Description

This data set provides vegetation species and vegetation plot data collected between 1983 and 1985 from 293 study plots on 41 pingos on the North Slope of Alaska. The pingos were located within the Arctic Coastal Plain in the Kuparuk, Prudhoe Bay, Kadleroshilik, and Toolik River areas. Specific attributes include dominant vegetation species, cover, soil pH, moisture, and physical characteristics of the plots.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • VEGETATION SPECIES
  • LAND SURFACE
  • FROZEN GROUND
  • ACTIVE LAYER
  • LAND SURFACE
  • FROZEN GROUND
  • PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES
  • LAND SURFACE
  • SOILS
  • SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
  • LAND SURFACE
  • GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES
  • FLUVIAL LANDFORMS
  • PINGO
  • BIOSPHERE
  • VEGETATION
  • VEGETATION COVER

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This dataset is openly shared, without restriction, in accordance with the NASA Data and Information Policy.

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Walker, M.D. 2018. Arctic Vegetation Plots from Pingo Communities, North Slope, Alaska, 1984-1986. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1507

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Dataset has 4 companion files.

  • scalar_value_tables_pingos_env_data.pdf
  • Pingo_Veg_Plots.pdf
  • Pingo_Veg_Plots_Fig1.png
  • pingos_veg_plots_report.pdf