Summer 2010 Field Report: Barrow, Alaska

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 deployed . . . → Read More: Summer 2010 Field Report: Barrow, Alaska

Summer 2010 Field Report: La Paz, Mexico

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 periods . . . → Read More: Summer 2010 Field Report: La Paz, Mexico

Alaska 2001 Field Report

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 temperatures . . . → Read More: Alaska 2001 Field Report

Alaska 2000 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 locations . . . → Read More: Alaska 2000 Field Report