Our 2010 summer research activities near Barrow were very successful. From July 1 to August 12, 2010 Ph.D. candidate Cove Sturtevant and assistant Tim Hubbard placed portable eddy covariance towers at 21 lake or vegetated drained lake features over a 150 square mile area near Barrow, Alaska. A total of three portable towers were . . . → Read More: Summer 2010 Field Report: Barrow, Alaska
During the summer of 2010 Master’s degree candidate Tom Bell completed his field research in the CIBNOR desert preserve near La Paz, BCS, Mexico. From June to August, Tom monitored lateral litter flux experiments, which had commenced in the summer of 2009. Collection of vertical and lateral litter traps was completed over two time . . . → Read More: Summer 2010 Field Report: La Paz, Mexico
General Field Conditions
Atqasuk, North Slope, Alaska
The 2001 summer season (June-September) in the Atqasuk area was colder and drier than in 2000. Average air temperature between June-September was 4.2°C. Average monthly temperatures were 4.3°C, 7.6°C, 4.3°C, and 0.7°C for June, July, August, and September respectively. Soil surface . . . → Read More: Alaska 2001 Field Report
4 December 2000 2000 Summer Field Season Report Investigators: Oechel, Vourlitis, Brooks, Zamolodchikov, Karelin, Stow, Hope.
This summer field season was very intensive for our group and included research sites in Prudhoe Bay, Barrow, Atqasuk, and Seward Peninsula, Alaska, as well as a new site on the Chukotka Peninsula, Russia. Site . . . → Read More: Alaska 2000 Field Report