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Alaska's changing arctic : ecological consequences for tundra, streams, and lakes

Author: John E Hobbie; George W Kling
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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In this edition of the Long Term Ecological Research Network series, editors John Hobbie and George Kling and 58 co-authors synthesize the findings from the NSF-funded Arctic LTER project based at Toolik Lake, Alaska, a site that has been active since the mid-1970s. The book presents research on the core issues of climate-change science in the treeless arctic region of Alaska. As a whole, it examines both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alaska's changing arctic.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013031620
(OCoLC)855507201
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Hobbie; George W Kling
ISBN: 9780199360130 0199360138
OCLC Number: 872114613
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 331 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Table of Contents ; Preface ; Contributors ; Chapter 1: Introduction ; Chapter 2: Climate and Hydrometeorology of the Toolik Lake Region and the Kuparuk River Basin: Past, ; Chapter 3: Glacial History and Long-Term Ecology in the Toolik Lake Region ; Chapter 4: Late-Quaternary Environmental and Ecological History of the Arctic Foothills, Northern Alaska ; Chapter 5: Terrestrial Ecosystems at Toolik Lake, Alaska ; Chapter 6: Land-Water Interactions ; Chapter 7: Ecology of the Streams of the Toolik Region ; Chapter 8: The Response of Lakes near the Arctic-LTER to Environmental Change ; Chapter 9: Mercury in the Alaskan Arctic ; Chapter 10: Ecological Consequences of Present and Future Change in Arctic Alaska
Responsibility: edited by John E. Hobbie and George W. Kling.
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The latest volume in the LTER series, this book presents the results and finding of the Long-Term Ecological Research site in the Alaskan Arctic, discussing Arctic ecology from a variety of  Read more...

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