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Arctic riparian shrub expansion indicates a shift from streams gaining water to those that lose flow

ABR vegetation scientists Gerald (J.J.) Frost and Ina Timling are authors on a new publication exploring the link between permafrost thaw and tundra shrub expansion. The study was a collaboration with University of Alaska Fairbanks and Alaska Department of Natural Resources, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Way to go J.J.!

Integrated terrain unit mapping on the Beaufort Coastal Plain, North Slope, Alaska, USA

Congratulations to @Aaron Wells and the rest of the ABR Ecological Land Survey (ELS) team on publishing an article that is the culmination of 3532.4 km² mapped over 26 years. Integrated Terrain Unit (ITU) mapping provides a baseline for planning and monitoring landscapes against a backdrop of climate change and ongoing industrial activity.

3 New Publications, Alex Prichard

Way to go Alex Prichard on three recent publications exploring various aspects of North Slope caribou! If you’re looking for some interesting reading this week, check them out:
https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21934
https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21932
https://doi.org/10.7557/2.39.1.4572

Congratulations to Caitlin Forster!

Congratulations to Caitlin Forster for two new publications! One explores growth and aging among Arctic fish species, and the other dives into the distributions, environments, and potential migrations of polar cod. Caitlin celebrated her one-year anniversary with ABR in April, and we couldn’t be happier to have her on board. Follow these links to read more.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-020-02631-4
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104779

JJ Frost is going prime time with ARCUS

ABR biologist Dr. Gerald (JJ) Frost is going prime time as a featured speaker in the Arctic Research Seminar Series hosted by the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS). Sign up using the link below if you want the full webinar experience.

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