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Alaska's Changing ArcticEcological Consequences for Tundra, Streams, and Lakes$
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John E. Hobbie and George W. Kling

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199860401

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860401.001.0001

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Glacial History and Long-Term Ecology in the Toolik Lake Region

Glacial History and Long-Term Ecology in the Toolik Lake Region

(p.61) 3 Glacial History and Long-Term Ecology in the Toolik Lake Region
Alaska's Changing Arctic

Donald A. Walker

Thomas D. Hamilton

Hilmar A. Maier

Corinne A. Munger

Martha K. Raynolds

Oxford University Press

This chapter investigates the glacial history and long-term ecology in the Toolik Lake Region. It focuses on understanding the current variety of landforms, soils, and vegetation that occupy the region. It examines how arctic ecosystems function and the processes of arctic systems changing over long periods. It studies information from maps and analyzes glacial geology, landforms, and vegetation of the Toolik Lake and the upper Kuparuk River region.

Keywords:   glacial history, ecology, Toolik Lake Region, Kuparuk River, landforms, vegetation, glacial geology

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