Accession Number:

ADA162022

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

238.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE