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Fire-climate zones of coastal Alaska

Arnold I. Finklin

Fire-climate zones of coastal Alaska

by Arnold I. Finklin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- Alaska,
  • Alaska -- Climate

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFire climate zones of coastal Alaska.
    StatementArnold I. Finklin.
    SeriesGeneral technical report INT -- 128.
    ContributionsIntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17613690M
    OCLC/WorldCa19113259

    Coastal Erosion Since Along the Southeast Chukchi Sea, Alaska William F. Manley 1, James W. Jordan 2, Leanne R. Lestak 3, Owen K. Mason 4, Eric G. Parrish 5 1 INSTAAR, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, UCB, Boulder, CO, , USA, Phone , Fax , @   Alaska is also being scorched after a record warm winter and record low snowfall. While the US mainstream media kept the public distracted with the "Boston snow" story during the winter, Alaska was warm, dry, and setting up for the coming summer burning.

    Field Trips If you are interested in attending or leading a trip, make sure you choose your preference during the registration sign-up process. There are waiting lists for field trips; you can expect to receive notification by the close of registration of your final selection. The Conference Site Coordinator will be in touch with any further [ ]. of the book are provided in chapter The book concludes with a list of references used in the volume, and a glossary of fire terms. Importance of Fire to Soil and Water Soil is the unconsolidated, variable-thickness layer of mineral and organic matter on the Earth’s surface that forms the interface between the geosphere and the Size: 11MB.

    “Scientists Struggle To Save Vital Seagrasses From Coastal Pollution” • Seagrasses grow along coastlines nearly everywhere around the world, and they can store twice as much carbon in a given area as temperate and tropical forests. But the over 70 species of seagrasses in coastal habitats are among the most poorly protected. Because of global warming, there has been concern in the United States and internationally, that the country should reduce total greenhouse gas which is relatively high per capita and is the second largest in the world after China, as of In .


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Fire-climate zones of coastal Alaska. Odgen, UT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) So in Alaska, climate change has set a vicious cycle in motion.

The warmer the temperature, the drier the summer - and so, the greater the risk of forest fires, which then release ever more carbon.

Alpine tundra is found at the highest elevations on all mountain ranges of Alaska, on exposed ridges in the Arctic, and in western and southwestern coastal areas [16,19,92]. Within each, a fine-grained mosaic of vegetation types occurs.

Tundra and boreal forest communities are intermingled over large areas of Alaska and Canada. The study area for the mapping project inclu km2 of the coastal plains and adjacent mountains of the larger Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska.

The area is bounded by the Canning River to the west, the Alaska-Canada border to the east, the Beaufort Sea to the north, and the Brooks Mountain Range to the south.

Recent Climate Change Impacts on the Boreal Forest of Alaska to the Alaska Range in the South, the coastal tundra to the West, and the Canadian border to the East (where it Fire, Author: Monika Calef. Taiga (/ ˈ t aɪ ɡ ə /; Russian: тайга́, IPA: ; relates to Mongolic and Turkic languages), generally referred to in North America as boreal forest or snow forest, is Fire-climate zones of coastal Alaska book biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces, and larches.

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Fire responses to. Differences in Human versus Lightning Fires between Urban and Rural Areas of the Boreal Forest in Interior Alaska the coastal tundra to the West, and the Alaska Range to the South and is underlain Kasischke, E.S.

Distribution of forest ecosystems and the role of fire in the north american boreal region. In Fire, Climate Change, and Cited by: 4. Alaska: White spruce dominates or codominates many Alaskan boreal landscapes [,].

It is widespread in south-central and interior Alaska, extends to the limits of tree growth along the Brooks Range [,], and is less common in coastal regions.

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