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Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Classification and Mapping

Summary

Investigators classified typical and characteristic vegetation communities in an area in northern Alaska using Braun-Blanquet sorted table analysis, and mapped the communities using integrated geobotanical mapping procedures in a Geographic Information System (GIS). The vegetation classification is presented in a final sorted table, and major terrain units, vegetation, and surface forms are described. Also included is a summary of comparable vegetation types from other relevant studies and an areal analysis of the geobotanical maps of the study area. The study area is the Department of Energy R4D research site and is located near Imnavait Creek, AK.

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  • 1.0 (2011-09-14)
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Language English
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  • biota
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Begin datetime 1984-08-01 01:01:00
End datetime 1987-05-31 23:59:59

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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 68.63, Minimum (South) Latitude: 68.59
Minimum (West) Longitude: -149.37, Maximum (East) Longitude: -149.26

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Donald A. (Skip) Walker <ffdaw@uaf.edu>

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Walker, D., et al. 2011. Terrain and Vegetation of Imnavait Creek, AK: Classification and Mapping. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6TH8JVD. Accessed 29 Sep 2020.

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