Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots
Entry ID: ARCSS018

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 81 study plots at the Toolik Lake research site in northern Alaska. Data include site factors, soil classification, description, and physical and chemical properties, as well as plant species cover. Investigators examined typical and characteristic vegetation communities of the area around Toolik Lake.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 68.66   S: 68.61   E: -149.54   W: -149.67

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Donald A. Walker
Dataset Title: Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots
Dataset Release Date: 1996-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss018.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-08-01
Stop Date: 1989-08-26
Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > ALPINE/TUNDRA Parameter Definition
BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS Parameter Definition
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Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS018

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: 1 KB - 494 KB
Distribution Format: ASCII text files, MS Excel files, MS Word files
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 907-474-2460
Email: ffdaw at uaf.edu
Contact Address:
Institute of Arctic Biology
University of Alaska Fairbanks
City: Fairbanks
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775-6780
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Klute, A. 1986. Methods of soil analysis, Part 1. Physical and mineralogical methods. Agronomy Series, No. 9, American Society of Agronomy, Inc. and Soil Science Society of American, Inc. Madison, WI, 1188 pp. Mueller-Dombois, D., and H. Ellenberg. 1974. Aims and methods of vegetation ecology. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 547 pp. Page, A.L., R.H. Miller, and D.R. Keeney (Eds.) 1982. ... View entire text
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-03-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-15
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