Documenting, Describing, and Mapping Environmental Changes Influencing Human Travel and Access in Boreal Alaska
Todd J. Brinkman, Helen Cold, Teresa Hollingsworth, Caroline Brown, Dana Brown, Dave Verbyla, Terry Chapin
Poster presented at the NSF-LTER symposium, March 21, 2017
About 30% of global carbon stocks reside in the vegetation and deep, carbon-rich soils of Arctic tundra and boreal forest biomes. Wildfires—which are becoming more frequent with warmer and drier weather in the Arctic—have the potential to either stabilize or accelerate regional and global warming through carbon feedbacks.