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Council, 2000 THE SITES

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Artic Transitions in the Land Atmosphere System (ATLAS)

COUNCIL

Site photos 2000

Three sites from 1999 (tundra/shrub/forest) and some additional new sites were chosen for study during the 2000 field season at Council represent a transition of vegetation types from Tundra to White Spruce Forest. These sites feature a transition in the dominance of plant functional types that will allow us to evaluate the importance of ecosystem structure and function to land surface-atmosphere interactions in transitional arctic systems.

The Tundra
The Shrub Site
The Forest Site
The Heath/Barren site
The Lake site
The Burned Tundra Site

The ISS2 Tundra2 Sites