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Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots


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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  • 1.0 (2009-04-29)
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Spatial Type point
Language English
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1989-08-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1989-08-26 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 68.66, Minimum (South) Latitude: 68.61
Minimum (West) Longitude: -149.67, Maximum (East) Longitude: -149.54

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Donald A. (Skip) Walker <>

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Walker, D., Barry, N. 2009. Terrain and Vegetation of Toolik Lake, AK: Permanent Plots. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 29 Oct 2020.

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