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Field science recording tundra plants and soils, Barrow Alaska

Field science recording tundra plants and soils, Barrow Alaska

Scientific research on the vegegative growth, composition, chemistry and depth of soils on a plot of native tundra just outside Barrow Alaska, July 2012. Field researchers here are removing all plants from a one-quarter meter plot to measure the biomass. The project by Oak Ridge National Lab personnel studies "interactions that drive critical climate feedbacks through greenhouse gas fluxes and changes in surface energy balance associated with permafrost degradation, and the many processes that a
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July 31, 2012
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