Changing Arctic ecosystems: resilience of caribou to climatic shifts in the Arctic [ More info] Land management agencies need to know how changes in vegetation resulting from climate change may affect wildlife habitat and the food resources that caribou rely on.
Studies of Climate Change in the Yukon River Basin: Connecting Community and Science Through a Unique Partnership [ More info] Study to establish a baseline dataset of water quality, which will serve as an important frame of reference to assess future changes in the basin that may result from a warmer climate.
A promising tool for subsurface permafrost mapping-An application of airborne geophysics from the Yukon River Basin, Alaska [ More info] Airborne electromagnetic surveying is used to estimate the character of the permafrost by measuring and monitoring the electrical resistivity, which is affected by lithology, temperature, water, and ice.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Western Region Kasatochi Volcano Coastal and Ocean Science [ More info] Long-term studies to better understand the effects of the eruption and the role of volcanism in structuring ecosystems in the Aleutian Islands, a volcano-dominated region with high natural resource values.
Fossil locations and data for the Taylor Mountains, and parts of the Bethel, Goodnews, and Dillingham quadrangles, southwestern Alaska [ More info] Location, taxa present, and geological context for 290 fossil samples collected in this area.
Climatic changes and effect on wild sheep habitat [ More info] Preliminary results indicate significant changes in Dall sheep diet accompanying vegetation changes and upslope retreat of glaciers.
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