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Ecology, Soil Carbon, and Permafrost Experiments (ECOSCAPE)

Automatic CO2 chambers at the bog site

Project Personnel:

Mark Waldrop, Jack McFarland, Monica Haw


Merritt Turetsky (Univ. of Guelph), Teresa Hollingsworth (UAF), Mark Winterstein (UAF) Matt Sturm and Stephanie Saari (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab - CRREL), Torre Jorgensen (AK Ecoscience), Yousheng Fan (CU Boulder and UAF), Eugenie Euskirchen (UAF) Glenn Juday (University of Alaska, Fairbanks)


USGS Climate Effects Network and Climate and Land use Change Research and Development


The goal of this project to conduct field studies to support the parameterization, validation, and verification of Integrated Ecosystem Models using established and ongoing field investigations of vegetation succession, soil C & N storage and fluxes, climate, and permafrost characteristics in the Yukon River Basin (YRB) and the Alaska Peatland Experiment (APEX).


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