Accession Number : ADA162022


Title :   Vegetation and Environmental Gradients of the Prudhoe Bay Region, Alaska,


Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH


Personal Author(s) : Walker,Donald A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a162022.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 238


Abstract : Contents: Description of the region: Topography, Geology, Climate, Soils, Wildlife, Oil-Field facilities, Environmental impacts; Microscale gradients; Plant communities along the major microscale gradients, Areal analysis of vegetation and other geobotanical units, Influence of microscale patterns on soil factors and individual plant taxa; Mesoscale gradients; Macroscale gradients; Floristic analysis, Growth of Salix lanata along the summer temperature gradient; Summary and conclusions; Appendix A: Annotated plant checklist for the Prudhoe Bay region; Appendix B: Environmental and species data for the permanent study plots; Appendix C: Environmental and vegetation data summaries for all stand types; Appendix D: Supplementary floristic data.


Descriptors :   *VEGETATION , *PLANTS(BOTANY) , ENVIRONMENTS , ALASKA , ABSTRACTS , TOPOGRAPHY , GEOLOGY , ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , SOILS , TEMPERATURE GRADIENTS , CLIMATE , PATTERNS , SUMMER , GRADIENTS


Subject Categories : Biology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE