An Arctic Ecosystem: The Coastal Tundra at Barrow, Alaska
Jerry Brown, Philip C. Miller, L. L. Tieszen, Frad L. Bunnell
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 Coastal Tundra at Barrow
Carbon and Nutrient Budgets and Their Control
Barrow Research Area 10 Terrain Subdivisions
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aboveground abundance activity Alaska anaerobic annual arctic average bacteria basins of low-centered belowground biomass Biome Biome research area Bunnell canopy carbon dioxide Carex caribou centered polygons Chapin coastal tundra concentrations cycle decomposition decrease depth dicotyledons Dupontia fisheri ecosystem Enchytraeidae energy Eriophorum estimated Figure foliage area index forage fungal fungi g mē graminoids grazing growth forms habitat high-centered polygons increase invertebrates jaegers layer litter low-centered polygons metabolic microbial microtopographic units mineral moisture mosses nest nitrogen fixation nutrient occur Oechel organic matter oxygen patterns phosphorus photosynthesis Pitelka polygon troughs pomarine jaegers pond predation primary production Prudhoe Bay radiation rates relatively respiration rhizome rims of low-centered roots Salix simulated snow snowmelt snowy owls species standing crop standing dead substrate summer surface Table thaw thaw depth Tieszen tiller tion tissue tundra at Barrow unpubl uptake vascular plants vegetation types wet meadows winter