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Catalog Record: Vegetation Mapping of the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain (Jorgenson et al. 1996)
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Vegetation Mapping of the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain (Jorgenson et al. 1996)

This landcover map of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska was produced by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and published in 1995.

It is based on classification of 30-m resolution Landsat-TM satellite imagery, local topographic data, a map of terrain types, aerial photographs, and extensive field data from 1988-93. Sixteen landcover types are represented: 01 WET SEDGE TUNDRA; 02 WET/MOIST SEDGE TUNDRA; 03 MOIST/WET SEDGE TUNDRA; 04 MOIST SEDGE-WILLOW TUNDRA; 05 MOIST SEDGE-DRYAS TUNDRA; 06 MOIST SEDGE-TUSSOCK TUNDRA; 07 MOIST SHRUB TUSSOCK/WATERTRACK; 08 MOIST SHRUB/HIGH-CENTER POLYGON; 09 MOIST SHRUB TUNDRA; 10 DRYAS-GRAMINOID ALPINE TUNDRA; 11 RIPARIAN SHRUB; 12 DRYAS RIVER TERRACE; 13 PARTIALLY VEGETATED; 14 BARREN; 15 ICE; 16 WATER.

References

Jorgenson, J. C., P. E. Joria, T. R. McCabe, B. R. Reitz, M. K. Raynolds, M. Emers, M. A. Wilms. 1994. Users guide for the land-cover map of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.

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    Jorgenson J 1994-ANWR-LandcoverMapUsersGuide-1.pdf (10.3 MB)

Status: Complete
Type: Data
Data Types: GIS, Map, Image
Funding Organization
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US Fish & Wildlife Service
Federal

Regions
Alaska, North Slope, Arctic

Collections
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Direct Record Link
http://alaskaaga.gina.alaska.edu/catalog/entries/5513-vegetation-mapping-of-the-arctic-refuge-coastal
Direct Full Map Link
http://alaskaaga.gina.alaska.edu/catalog/entries/5513-vegetation-mapping-of-the-arctic-refuge-coastal/map