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Wildlife and Ecosystem Services
Maps of probability of habitat use over the ABoVE Study Domain for all groups of study animals (caribou, wolf, moose, golden eagle, robin, bear) >> In-Progress Boelman, Natalie 
Mapped projections of future wildlife movement and habitat selection for all groups of studied animals (caribou, wolf, moose, golden eagle, robin, bear) within the ABoVE study domain (present day to 2100) >> In-Progress Boelman, Natalie 
Subsistence travel network and an inventory of disturbances influencing access for areas around studied communities. For 1980s, current, and future scenarios. >> In-Progress Brinkman, Todd 
For YK delta: downscaled reanalysis, trend maps, disturbance mapping, varied temporal ranges and scales, products to meet stakeholder needs (including ELOKA contribution) >> In-Progress Frost, Gerald (JJ) 
Dall sheep products: geo-location (1997-present), harvest, survey (both 1950s to present) >> In-Progress Prugh, Laura 
Snow datasets: extent for 15-May and 1-July (500m, 2000-present); Snow transect data (Wrangells, 100m, 2016-2017), SnowModel output (Wrangells, 100m, 2000-present) >> In-Progress Prugh, Laura 
Max NDVI (Dall sheep range-wide, 250m, 2000-present) >> In-Progress Prugh, Laura 
Alpine shrub extent (Range-wide, 30m, 1980s and present) >> In-Progress Prugh, Laura 
MicroMet output (Wrangells, 100m, 2000-present) >> In-Progress Prugh, Laura 
Fire Disturbance
ABoVE: Pre-fire maps of Peatland types for Fires of NWT in 2014 Burn Severity maps of Peatlands from Landsat for NWT 2014 fire events >> Archived Bourgeau-Chavez, Laura 
ABoVE: Burn Severity, Fire Progression, Landcover and Field Data, NWT, Canada, 2014 >> Archived Bourgeau-Chavez, Laura 
ABoVE: Study Domain and Standard Reference Grids >> Archived Loboda, Tatiana 
Cloud Climatology for HNL >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Active fire detection record compilation >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Coarse resolution burned area mapping >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Moderate resolution burned area mapping and characterization from optical data >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Fire progression mapping >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Site vegetation maps; year since fire; burn severity; slope, aspect, elevation; drainage for tundra fire sites >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Field data measurements including depth of active layer, soil moisture, soil temperature, vegetation characteristics (fractional representation, tussock metrics, shrub stem count and dimensions), SOL thickness >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Satellite data metrics including, for Landsat: soil exposure (spring TCB), surface thermal brightness (seasonal if possible), surface albedo, vegetation greenness (NDVI); for InSar: soil moisture, surface roughness; and for MODIS/VIIRS: fire spread rate, fire radiative power. >> In-Progress Loboda, Tatiana 
Static variables for NWT site locations: topography (slope, slope position, aspect, insolation), surficial geology, ecoregion classification, proximity to water feature (from Carroll project), drainage class (primary, secondary, etc.) >> In-Progress Mack, Michelle 
Fire variables at burned sites including date of burning; fire weather at time of burn; rate of burning (MODIS hot spot); smoldering evidence; overlap with past burn--% area, time; distance to burn edge >> In-Progress Mack, Michelle 
Burned area products: Burned area (500 m, 2001-2015) and combustion in kgC m-2 (500m, 30 m, 250 m; 2001-2015) (for fire events in regions studied) >> In-Progress Rogers, Brendan 
Radiative Forcing products: GHG RF (500 m, 2001-2015); Aerosol RF (500 m, 2001-2015); Net RF (500 m, 2001-2011); RF projections during season and during event (500m, current) (for fire events in regions studied) >> In-Progress Rogers, Brendan 
Spring Albedo products: Increase in spring albedo (500 m, 2001-2011); Spring albedo RF (500 m, 2001-2011) (for fire events in regions studied) >> In-Progress Rogers, Brendan 
Permafrost and Hydrology
ABoVE: Surface Water Extent, Boreal and Tundra Regions, North America, 1991-2011 >> Archived Carroll, Mark 
Pre-ABoVE: Remotely Sensed Active Layer Thickness, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, 1992-2000 >> Archived Schaefer, Kevin 
Pre-ABoVE: Remotely Sensed Active Layer Thickness, Barrow, Alaska, 2006-2011 >> Archived Schaefer, Kevin 
Pre-ABoVE: Ground-penetrating Radar Measurements of ALT on the Alaska North Slope >> Archived Schaefer, Kevin 
Pre-ABoVE: Active Layer Thickness and Soil Water Content, Barrow, Alaska, 2013 >> Archived Schaefer, Kevin 
Maps of study region (for 2010 to present except when noted): soil organic layer thickness, permafrost, ALT, thermokarst, lake area, lake area change (past 30 yrs), lake pCO2, pCH4, DOM >> In-Progress Striegl, Rob 
Subsurface data products (on a regional scale - geophysical surveys and field hydrologic investigations to characterize subsurface permafrost and lithology, identify subsurface flow paths and hydrologic connectivity >> In-Progress Striegl, Rob 
Aquatic Carbon Biogeochemistry Products: Chemical composition & Age products (inorganic & organic C in permafrost, terrestrial source waters, streams, & lakes); Biogeochemical Transformation products (rates of biological & photochemical degradation of DOM & terrestrial biomarkers in soil water, streams & lakes); Carbon dioxide and Methane Dynamics products (seasonal dynamics of CO2 and CH4 emissions from streams & lakes in study watersheds) >> In-Progress Striegl, Rob 
Vegetation Structure and Function
Shrub cover and aboveground biomass estimates for ~200 sites of 1km x 1 km, with high resolution maps (vector/raster); Albedo time series of same sites. >> In-Progress Chopping, Mark 
G-LiHT products for AIRIS plot locations, stereo photo products for AIRIS plot locations, G-LiHT products outside plot locations; Landsat and Hyperion-derived products >> In-Progress Cook, Bruce 
Vegetation structure, snowpack dynamics, radiative transfer, tree physiology, and FTE vulnerability and resiliency for areas within the YK Delta >> In-Progress Eitel, Jan 
Fine-resolution raster maps of vegetation composition and estimated shrub biomass for a 13km2 area near Toolik Lake, AK >> In-Progress Greaves, Heather 
Vierling, Lee 
Coarse-resolution raster maps of vegetation composition and estimated shrub biomass for the Arctic foothills, AK >> In-Progress Greaves, Heather 
Vierling, Lee 
Statistical estimates of carbon stocks at stratum level. >> In-Progress Morton, Douglas (Doug) 
Maps of carbon stocks with pixel-level carbon estimates and pixel-level uncertainties. >> In-Progress Morton, Douglas (Doug) 
Vegetation Continuous Fields (VCF) datasets: Circumpolar Tundra-Taiga Ecotone VCF maps, Circumpolar 30m VCF, accuracy assessments of VCF products. Temporal range for products: L7VCF (2000-2010), HRSI products (2007 – 2015) >> In-Progress Ranson, Kenneth (Jon) 
High-resolution stereo image pairs in ABoVE region that can be used for topography and forest height analysis >> In-Progress Ranson, Kenneth (Jon) 
Harvest-based allometric equations relating shrub height and volume with biomass and leaf area for two common Arctic tundra shrub species, Salix pulchra and Betula nana >> Available Vierling, Lee 
Bare earth LiDAR dataset for Toolik Field Station, AK, and nearby field sites along Dalton Highway >> Available Vierling, Lee 
High resolution, validated map of songbird breeding habitat for Lapwing longspurs and Gambel’s white-crowned sparrows at the Toolik Field Station, AK, and nearby field sites along Dalton Highway >> In-Progress Vierling, Lee 
High resolution (1 m2) map of shrub biomass for a ~13 km2 area at the Toolik Field Station, AK and nearby field sites along Dalton Highway >> In-Progress Vierling, Lee 
Four-band, 5cm resolution orthophotographs of Toolik Field Station, AK, and nearby field sites along Dalton Highway >> In-Progress Vierling, Lee 
Vegetation Dynamics and Distribution
Boreal vegetation statistical probability maps of tree mortality >> In-Progress Goetz, Scott 
Arctic vegetation maps including proportional (0-100%) shrub and lichen cover maps of North Slope for 2000 and 2010 >> In-Progress Goetz, Scott 
Boreal modeling of distribution of boreal tree species / range suitability probability maps >> In-Progress Goetz, Scott 
Maps of patterns of & controls on changes in North American boreal forest NDVI declines in satellite records >> In-Progress Goulden, Michael (Mike) 
MODIS NDVI time-series (one map for each year) and NDVI trends (2000-present for tundra regions in the North Slope and Yukon-Kuskokwim delta of Alaska) >> In-Progress Kremers, Kelseyann 
Rocha, Adrian 
MODIS Surface Temperature time-series (one map for each year) and Surface Temperature trends (2000-present for tundra regions in the North Slope and Yukon-Kuskokwim delta of Alaska) >> In-Progress Kremers, Kelseyann 
Rocha, Adrian 
Baseline data for CHARS, including geo-referenced digital photographs, geo-referenced high-definition videos, ground plots with soil, ecosystem and vegetation data sets >> In-Progress McLennan, Donald 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Happy Valley, Alaska, 1994 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Imnavait Creek, Alaska, 1984-1985 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, 1973-1980 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots at Toolik Lake, Alaska, 1989 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation, Geobotanical, Physiographic Data, 1982-2003 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Land Cover and Ecosystem Map Collection for Northern Alaska >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Land Cover and Vegetation Map Collection for Seward Peninsula, Alaska >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Alaska Vegetation, Geobotanical, Physiographic Data, 1993-2005 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots, Frost Boil Sites, North Slope, Alaska, 2000-2006 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Pre-ABoVE: Arctic Vegetation Plots, Willow Communities, North Slope, Alaska, 1997 >> Archived Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Alaska Arctic Geoecological Atlas Map Archive: Data portal for viewing and downloading Alaska Arctic map data >> Available Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Alaska Arctic Geoecological Atlas Vegetation Plot Archive: Data portal for viewing and downloading Alaska Arctic plot data >> Available Walker, Donald (Skip) 
Gridded, annual time series of start & end of season (SOS, EOS), peak greenness, present land cover, disturbance events, and land cover change (ABoVE domain) >> In-Progress Woodcock, Curtis 
Carbon Dynamics
Carbon flux & optical data from core sites >> In-Progress Gamon, John 
Maps (MODIS, OCO-2): for vegetation type, photosynthetic productivity, season length (2000-2015, ABoVE domain-wide) >> In-Progress Gamon, John 
1 km maps of daily CO2 fluxes (GPP, NPP, Reco, NEE), wetland CH4 emissions, Net Ecosystem Carbon Balance; annual surface SOC stocks (2003 to > 2016 for towers sites and the ABoVE domain) >> In-Progress Kimball, John 
Tower Eddy Covariance CO2 & CH4 fluxes >> In-Progress Kimball, John 
Ecosystem metrics/indicators including in situ soil temperature & moisture data >> In-Progress Kimball, John 
Multi-temporal layers of geocoded remote sensing imagery for project region >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Historical hydro - multi-temporal historical lake boundaries >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Lake-bound CH4 ebullition emission maps – all lakes within project region >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Regional SOC stock and CH4 emission vulnerability maps – regions around selected active thermokarst margins of lakes >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Present-day regional-scale net lake CH4 emission budget – project region >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Ebullition flux data from bubble traps – for field study lakes >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Bubble CH4 content and isotopes – for field study lakes >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
Soil carbon data – for field study lakes >> In-Progress Meyer, Franz 
CARVE: CH4, CO2, and CO Atmospheric Concentrations, CARVE Tower, Alaska, 2012-2014 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE-ARCSS: Methane Loss From Arctic- Fluxes From the Alaskan North Slope, 2012-2014 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE: Alaskan Fire Emissions Database (AKFED), 2001-2013 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE: Monthly Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations (2009-2013) and Modeled Fluxes, Alaska >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE Modeled Gross Ecosystem CO2 Exchange and Respiration, Alaska, 2012-2014 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE: L2 Atmospheric CO2, CO and CH4 Concentrations, Harvard CRDS, Alaska, 2012-2014 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE: L2 Atmospheric CO2, CO and CH4 Concentrations, NOAA CRDS, Alaska, 2012-2015 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
CARVE: L2 Merged Atmospheric CO2, CO, O3 and CH4 Concentrations, Alaska, 2012-2015 >> Archived Miller, Charles (Chip) 
Quantify the 2005-2015 changes in permafrost, carbon fluxes, and energy balance in the Alaskan Arctic as it transitions into a seasonally sea ice-free state >> In-Progress Miller, Charles (Chip) 
Baseline record of atmospheric observations, carbon flux patterns and magnitudes for Alaskan regions >> In-Progress Miller, Charles (Chip) 
AirMOSS: L1 S-0 Polarimetric Data from AirMOSS P-band SAR, BERMS, Canada, 2012-2015. >> Archived Moghaddam, Mahta 
Remote sensing based maps of soil profile characteristics in Alaska permafrost landscapes using time series of airborne P-band synthetic aperture radar >> In-Progress Moghaddam, Mahta 
Meteorological fields, transport footprints, optimized flux fields constrained by atmospheric mixing ratio data and vegetation remote sensing, identification of significant anomalies in ecosystem function (focused on North Slope, 2000-present) >> In-Progress Munger, J. (Bill) 
Maps of surface properties of permafrost landscapes for areas studied >> In-Progress Natali, Susan (Sue) 
Multi-scale freeze-thaw products for areas studied >> In-Progress Natali, Susan (Sue) 
Winter CO2 flux data & data synthesis: mechanisms and drivers of winter respiration which will 1) scale spatially and temporally and 2) include data for model benchmarking and calibration >> In-Progress Natali, Susan (Sue) 
Carbon emissions of permafrost study sites >> In-Progress Wilson, Emily 
Modeling
Preparation of geospatial dataset layers for ABoVE modeling & comparison efforts >> In-Progress Fisher, Joshua 
NGEE-Arctic Data Portal >> Available Wullschleger, Stan 
Crosscutting
Arctic Mosaic of the ABoVE study domain >> In-Progress Morin, Paul 
Background deck tasking for the ABoVE core and extended domain >> In-Progress Morin, Paul 
Elevation models of the ABoVE core and extended domain >> In-Progress Morin, Paul 



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