Biocomplexity of Patterned Ground: Mould Bay Expedition
A team of 24 people from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and other organizations worked at Inuvik, NorthWest Territories (NWT) and Mould Bay, Prince Patrick Island, NWT during the period 12-27 July 2004, as part of the "Biocomplexity associated with biogeochemical cycles in arctic frost-boil ecosystems" project. This year's work was the third in a 5-year project. The main objective of the research is to investigate the properties of small patterned-ground ecosystems along a climate gradient from the coldest parts of the Arctic to the northern boreal forest. The team is studying earth hummocks, non-sorted circles, small non-sorted polygons, and turf hummocks - how they form, how they vary with climate and substrate, and their role in total ecosystem functions.
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Minimum (West) Longitude: -119.30694, Maximum (East) Longitude: -119.29611
Primary point of contact information
Hilmar A. Maier <email@example.com>
Additional contact information
- author: Corinne Munger
- author: Martha K. Raynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- author: Anja Kade <email@example.com>
- author: Donald A. (Skip) Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- originator: Hilmar A. Maier <email@example.com>
- principalInvestigator: Donald A. (Skip) Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
Munger, C., et al. 2009. Biocomplexity of Patterned Ground: Mould Bay Expedition. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6V122W8. Accessed 31 May 2023.
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