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Agencies 
Other NASA Supported Program(s) 
AAC Management ABoVE Airborne Campaign Management & Data Products >>NASATE
Abshire (2017) Extending the 2017 ASCENDS Airborne Campaign into the Arctic in support of ABoVE >>NASATE
Bartsch (2016) GlobPermafrost >>ESA 
Boelman (TE 2014) Animals on the move: Remotely based determination of key drivers influencing movements and habitat selection of highly mobile fauna throughout the ABoVE study domain >>NASATE
Bourgeau-Chavez (RRNES 2015) Planning and Collection of Data on Boreal Wildfire Effects: Studies of broad-scale 2014 Wildfires in NWT, Canada >>NASANACP
Bourgeau-Chavez (SMAP 2015) Assessing and Downscaling SMAP data for Organic Soil Fuel Moisture Estimation in Boreal-Arctic Ecosystems >>NASA 
Bourgeau-Chavez (TE 2014) Understanding the Vulnerability and Resiliency of Boreal-Taiga Ecosystems to Wildfire in a Changing Climate: A study of the 2014 Northwest Territories Wildfires >>NASATE

NACP
Brinkman (TE 2014) Biophysical Characteristics and Mechanisms of Environmental Disturbances Influencing Human Access to Ecosystem Services in Boreal Alaska >>NASATE
Carroll (TE 2012) Determining the Extent and Dynamics of Surface Water for the ABoVE Field Campaign >>NASATE

NACP
Chatterjee (TE 2016) GEOS-5 Forecasting and Modeling in Support of ABoVE airborne research >>NASATE
Chen-W (2016) Monitoring and Assessing Cumulative Impacts on Western Canadian Arctic Ecosystems >>NRCan, 

NWT CIMP, 

POLAR
 
Chopping (TE 2014) Changes in Shrub Abundance in Arctic Tundra from the Satellite High Resolution Record for the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment and Impacts on Albedo >>NASATE

NACP
Cook (CMS 2015) Remote Sensing as a Bridge to Operational Forest Carbon Monitoring in Interior Alaska >>NASATE

CMS
Cook (TE 2014) Fingerprinting Three Decades of Changes in Interior Alaska (1982-2014) Using Field Measurements, Stereo Air Photos, and G-LiHT Data >>NASATE

NACP
D'Arrigo (2016) Determining the Vulnerability and Resilience of Boreal Forests and Shrubs across Northwestern North America >>NSF 
Douglas (2016) Variations in Wetland Terrain Feature Conditions: The Role of Permafrost and Impacts to Military Operations >>USACE 
Drewry (TE 2016) Airborne Solar Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence to Characterize Arctic Boreal Zone Phenology and Productivity >>NASATE
Eitel (TE 2014) LiDAR, passive spectral, and ecophysiological approaches to link Forest Tundra Ecotone structure and function >>NASATE

NACP
Epstein (GEO 2016) Ecosystem Functional Diversity of the Circumpolar Arctic Tundra >>NASABEF
Fisher (TE 2014) A Model-Data Integration Framework (MoDIF) for ABoVE Phase I research: simulation, scaling and benchmarking for key indicators of Arctic-boreal ecosystem dynamics >>NASATE

NACP
Frost (TE 2014) Biophysical drivers and socio-ecological impacts of environmental change in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region, western Alaska >>NASATE
Gamon (TE 2014) Evaluating growing season length and productivity across the ABoVE Domain using novel satellite indices and a ground sensor network >>NASATE

NACP
Genet (2016) Modeling landscape vulnerability to thermokarst disturbance and its implication for ecosystem services in the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska >>USGS 
Goetz (TE 2014) Mapping and modeling attributes of an arctic-boreal biome shift: Resource management implications within the ABoVE domain >>NASATE

NACP
Goulden (TE 2014) Shifting Patterns of Boreal Forest Succession and Browning Over the Last 30 Years >>NASATE
Greaves (NESSF 2015) Multisensor Fusion for Mapping of Low-Stature Arctic Vegetation Communities and Woody Biomass >>NASATE

BEF
Hajnsek (DLR 2018) Permafrost Airborne SAR Experiment– PERMASAR >>DLR 
Hebblewhite (2017) Fortymile caribou herd habitat relationships >>BLM 
Huemmrich (TE 2016) Causes and Consequences of Arctic Greening: The Importance of Plant Functional Types >>NASATE
Iwahana (TE 2016) Quantification of thermokarst and carbon release in ice-rich permafrost regions >>NASATE
James (NSF 2017) Monitoring the role of subsurface physical processes in carbon flux from a degraded permafrost site using novel multidisciplinary observations >>NSF 
Keeling (CARBON 2016) Detection, Quantification, and Analysis of Changes in Boreal and Arctic Ecosystems Using Measurements and Models of CO2 and Its Isotopes >>NASATE
Kim (SMAP 2015) Dynamic inundation mapping for boreal regions using SMAP, UAVSAR, and Radarsat2 >>NASA 
Kimball (TE 2014) Satellite data driven model assessment of landscape variability and environmental controls on the Arctic-Boreal carbon budget >>NASATE

NACP
Kremers (NESSF 2015) Is Arctic Greening Consistent with the Temperature Sensitivity of Coupled Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles? >>NASATE
Loboda (TE 2012) Long-Term Multi-Sensor Record of Fire Disturbances in High Northern Latitudes >>NASATE

NACP
Loboda (TE 2014) Quantifying long-term impacts of single and repeated wildfire burning in North American tundra on organic soil carbon stocks and ecosystem functioning >>NASATE

NACP
Mack (TE 2014) Increasing fire severity and the loss of legacy carbon from forest and tundra ecosystems of northwestern North America >>NASATE

NACP
Marsh (2016) Hydrology, snow and permafrost in the western Canadian Arctic >>NSERC, 

POLAR, 

ArcticNet, PCSP, CFI, CRC
 
McLennan (2015) CHARS Experimental and Reference Area (ERA) >>POLAR 
Meyer (TE 2014) Characterizing methane emission response to the past 60 years of permafrost thaw in thermokarst lakes >>NASATE

NACP
Miller (CARBON 2013) CARVE (Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment) Airborne Observations of Carbon Dynamics in the Vulnerable Arctic-Boreal Ecosystems of Northwestern Canada - CARVE-CAN >>NASANACP
Miller (IDS 2012) Permafrost Vulnerability in a Seasonally Sea Ice-free Arctic >>NASANACP
Miller (TE 2014) Quantifying CO2 and CH4 Fluxes from Vulnerable Arctic-Boreal Ecosystems Across Spatial and Temporal Scales >>NASATE

NACP
Miller (TE 2016) Imaging Arctic Methane Plumes >>NASATE
Moghaddam (IDS 2012) Regional Mapping of Soil Conditions in Northern Alaska Permafrost Landscapes Using AirMOSS and Land Model Data Assimilation, and Associated Impacts on Terrestrial Carbon Fluxes >>NASANACP
Morin (2015) High resolution commercial satellite imagery for ABoVE >>NASATE

NACP
Morton (CMS 2013) A Joint USFS-NASA Pilot Project to Estimate Forest Carbon Stocks in Interior Alaska by Integrating Field, Airborne and Satellite Data >>NASATE

NACP

CMS
Munger (CARBON 2016) Multi-scale data assimilation and model comparison for ABoVE to identify processes controlling CO2 and CH4 exchange and influencing seasonal transitions in Arctic tundra ecosystems >>NASATE

NACP
Munger (TE 2012) Development of a Data-Assimilation Framework for Integrating 25 Years of Surface and Airborne observations to assess patterns of net CO2 Exchange from Arctic Ecosystems >>NASATE

NACP
Myers-Smith (2017) Climate as a driver of shrub expansion and tundra greening >>NERC 
Natali (TE 2014) Winter respiration in the Arctic: Constraining current and future estimates of CO2 emissions during the non-growing season >>NASATE

NACP
Neigh (AIST 2016) Automated Protocols for Generating Very High-Resolution Commercial Validation Products with NASA HEC Resources >>NASABEF
Neigh (CARBON 2016) Disturbance, Growth, and Recovery of Boreal Forests Spanning the Satellite Era: 3D Structure, Site Index, and Ecosystem Carbon Flux with Changing Climate >>NASATE

NACP
Nicolsky (2016) Augmentation of the USArray sites with temperature profilers >>NASATE
Oechel (TE 2014) Temporal and Spatial Patterns of and Controls on Arctic CO2 and CH4 fluxes in the ABoVE Domain >>NASATE
Olefeldt (2015) Impacts of climate change on greenhouse gas emissions from lakes and wetlands on the Boreal and Taiga Plains of western Canada >>CAIP, 

NSERC, 

UANRA
 
Parazoo (IDS 2016) Chlorophyll Fluorescence and Soil Moisture Observations to Characterize Terrestrial Vegetation Photosynthesis and Biosphere Carbon Uptake in North America >>NASATE
Prugh (TE 2014) Assessing Alpine Ecosystem Vulnerability to Environmental Change Using Dall Sheep as an Iconic Indicator Species >>NASATE
Quinton (2017) Consortium for Permafrost Ecosystems in Transition (CPET) >>NSERC 
Ranson (CARBON 2013) A High-Resolution Circumpolar Delineation of the Forest-Tundra Ecotone With Implications for Carbon Balance >>NASATE

NACP

LCLUC
Rocha (2016) NSF-LTREB: Following the reorganization and resynchronization of biogeochemical cycles after an unprecedented tundra fire >>NSF 
Rogers (CARBON 2016) Understanding the Causes and Implications of Enhanced Seasonal CO2 Exchange in Boreal and Arctic Ecosystems >>NASATE

NACP
Rogers (TE 2014) Developing a spatially-explicit understanding of fire-climate forcings and their management implications across the ABoVE domain >>NASATE

NACP
Schaefer (CMAC 2014) PBS project: A Permafrost Benchmark System to evaluate permafrost models >>NASA 
Schaefer (RRNES 2015) YKD project--Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: The Impact of Fire on Active Layer Thickness >>NASATE
Schaefer (TE 2012) Remotely-Sensed Active Layer Thickness (ReSALT) Product Derived from InSAR Data Over North American Arctic Regions >>NASATE

NACP
Schaefer (TE 2016) The Airborne InSAR and PolSAR Permafrost Dynamics Observatory >>NASATE
Siqueira (NSDT 2015) NISAR Ecosystems and Permafrost Science in the ABoVE Domain >>NASA 
Smith (TE 2016) Sensitivity of Arctic-Boreal surface water to permafrost state >>NASATE
Striegl (TE 2014) Vulnerability of inland waters and the aquatic carbon cycle to changing permafrost and climate across boreal northwestern North America >>NASATE

NACP
Sweeney (TE 2016) Arctic Carbon Atmospheric Profiles (ArcticCAP) >>NASATE
Tabatabaeenejad (TE 2016) Estimation of Belowground Biomass and Permafrost Active Layer Properties Using Radar and Lidar Measurements >>NASATE
Tank (2017) Arctic Fire >>POLAR 
Touzi (2016) Investigation of the added value of L- and P-band PolinSAR for permafrost characterization and mapping >>NRCan 
Turner-K (2007) Evaluating the influence of climate and land cover changes on water and carbon balance in Old Crow Flats, Yukon, Canada >>NSERC 
Varner (IDS 2016) From Archaea to the Atmosphere: Integrating Microbial, Isotopic and Landscape-Scale Observations to Quantify Methane Emissions from Global High-Latitude Ecosystems >>NASA 
Vierling (TE 2011) Quantifying Thresholds in Arctic Tundra Vegetation Structure and Ecosystem Function Using LiDAR and Multispectral Remote Sensing >>NASATE

NACP
Walker (TE 2012) Recovery and Archiving of Key Arctic Alaska Vegetation Map and Plot Data for Long-Term Vegetation Analyses >>NASATE

NACP
Welker (2017) Nutritional Landscapes of Arctic Caribou: Observations, Experiments and Models Provide Process-Level Understanding of Forage Traits and Trajectories >>NSF 
Wheater (2013) Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) >>NSERC 
Wilson (IDS 2012)

(Ended)
Characterizing Thawing Permafrost Carbon Emissions: An Integrated Pilot Study in Support of Satellite Evaluation/Design and Earth System Modeling Capabilities >>NASANACP
Woodcock (TE 2014) Landscape-Scale Histories and Active Monitoring of Disturbance, Seasonality and Greenness Trends for ABOVE from Landsat >>NASATE
Wullschleger (2012) Next-Generation Ecosystem Experiments (NGEE Arctic) >>DOENACP
Wunch (2016) Atmospheric Total Column Measurements of Carbon Dioxide and Methane over the ABoVE Domain >>U of Toronto