A Half-Century of Change in Arctic Alaskan Shrubs: A Photographic-Based Assessment
Entry ID: ARCSS130

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Summary
Abstract: In this study, the locations of 193 old aerial photographs of northern Alaskan landscapes were rephotographed and assessed for changes in vegetation. The original photographs were taken over northern Alaska between 1948 and 1951, and the new photographs were taken between 1999 and 2003. The region covered by the original and repeat photographs stretches from the southern extent of the Brooks Range ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 68.0   E: -145.0   W: -165.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: M. Sturm and C. Racine
Dataset Title: A Half-Century of Change in Arctic Alaskan Shrubs: A Photographic-Based Assessment
Dataset Release Date: 2005-06-06
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss130.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1948-01-01
Stop Date: 1951-12-31

Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Instrument
CAMERAS Ancillary Description
Use Constraints The images should not be published without the consent of the investigators.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS130

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: DVD
Distribution Size: 11 GB
Distribution Format: TIFF > Tagged Image File Format
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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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Publications/References
Sturm, M., C. Racine, and K. Tape. 2001. Increasing shrub abundance in the Arctic. Nature 411: 546-547.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-06-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-13
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