An Arctic Ecosystem: The Coastal Tundra at Barrow, Alaska
Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1980 - Science - 571 pages
One of a series of volumes reporting results of research under the International Biological Program concerning the ecology of the Alaskan arctic coastal plain.
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The Microflora Composition Biomass and Environ
Carbon and Nutrient Budgets and Their Control
Barrow Research Area 10 Terrain Subdivisions
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aboveground activity anaerobic arctic Arctophila average bacteria basins of low-centered belowground biomass Biome Biome research area bryophytes bulk density Calliergon canopy carbon dioxide carbon dioxide uptake Carex centered polygons Chapin coastal tundra concentrations decomposition decrease Dicranum elongatum Dupontia fisheri energy environmental Eriophorum estimated Figure foliage area index fungal fungi gradient graminoids grazing growing season growth forms habitats high-centered polygons increase indicate irradiance layer leaf resistance lemmings lichens litter low-centered polygons microbial microtopographic units mineral moisture mosses nitrogen and phosphorus nitrogen fixation nutrient occur Oechel organic matter oxygen patterns Pergelic phosphorus photosynthesis polygon troughs population primary production Prudhoe Bay rates relatively respiration rhizome rims of low-centered roots runoff Salix senescence shoot simulated snowmelt snowpack soil temperature species standing dead substrate summer surface Table thaw depth Tieszen tiller tion tissue translocation tundra at Barrow unpubl vascular plants vegetation types water potentials wet meadow winter