Accession Number : AD0769091

Title :   Alaskan Arctic Tundra.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Britton,Max E.

Report Date : SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 225

Abstract : Alaskan Arctic Tundra is the proceedings volume of the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Naval Arctic Research Laboratory (NARL). There are 15 papers in the proceedings -- 7 speeches, 7 technical papers, and an introduction. Each technical paper focuses on a particular field of arctic terrestrial research supported by NARL. The authors reveal the results of their work at NARL and review the efforts of others in their research area. The papers include reviews of permafrost by J. Brown and P. V. Sellmann; North Slope morphology by H. J. Walker; pedology by J. C. F. Tedrow; micrometeorology by J. J. Kelley; limnology by J. E. Hobbie; tundra vegetation by P. O. Johnson and L. L. Tieszen; and Lemming ecology by F. A. Pitelka. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*SOILS, ALASKA), (*PERMAFROST, ALASKA), ICE, TERRAIN, DRAINAGE, EROSION, MELTING, FREEZING, SWAMPS, GLACIERS, PLANTS(BOTANY), PHOTOSYNTHESIS, ECOLOGY, MICROMETEOROLOGY, SNOW, HYDROLOGY, MARINE BIOLOGY, ARCTIC REGIONS, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE