Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots

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Originator: Donald A. Walker
Publication_Date: 19960101
Title: Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots
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Publication_Place: Boulder, CO, USA
Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
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Online_Linkage: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss018.html
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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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REFERENCE: 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. Methods of soil analysis, Part 2. Chemical and microbiological properties. Agronomy Series, No. 9, American Society of Agronomy, Inc. and Soil Science Society of American, Inc. Madison, WI, 1159 pp. Soil Survey Staff. 1974. Soil taxonomy of the National Cooperative Soil Survey. Soil Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 754 pp. Walker, D.A., Lederer, N.D., and M.D. Walker. 1987. Permanent vegetation plots: Site factors, soil physical and chemical properties and plant species cover. Department of Engergy, R4D Program Data Report. Plant Ecology Laboratory, I nstitute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO. Paper copy available from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO. Identifier no. ARCSS110. Walker, D.A. and N.D. Lederer. 1987. Toposequence study: Site factors, soil physical and chemical properties and plant species cover. Department of Energy R4D Program Data Report. Plant Ecology Laboratory, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO. Paper copy available from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO. Identifier no. ARCSS111. Walker, D.A., Webber, P.J., Lederer, N.D. and M.D. Walker. 1987. Terrain and vegetation of the Department of Energy R4D Research Site, Imnavait Creek, Alaska. I. Classification and Mapping. Department of Energy R4D Program Data report, Plant Ecology Laboratory, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO. Paper copy available from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO. Identifier no. ARCSS112. Westhoff V., and E. van der Maarel. 1978. The B raun-Blanquet approach. In: Whittaker, R.H. (Ed.) Classification of p lant communities. Boston: Junk, pp. 617-726.
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Beginning_Date: 19890801
Ending_Date: 19890826
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East_Bounding_Coordinate: -149.54
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 68.66
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Complementary data can be found in the arcss110 data set, 'Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Permanent Plots.' The data report is a summary of environmental, soil, and vegetation information collected from 73 study plots at the Department of Energy R4D research site, located near Imnavait Creek in northern Alaska. Data include site factors, soil classification, description, and physical and chemical properties, as well as plant species cover.
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