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Toolik Lake Area Glacial Geology

The glacial geology of the region affects a wide variety of landscape and ecosystem properties including topography, abundance of lakes, plant production, soil carbon, spectral reflectance, biodiversity, trace-gas fluxes and heat flux of the landscape. Glacial deposits within the Toolik Lake area are assigned to Itkillik I (late Pleistocene, about 120-150 kya) and Itkillik II (late Pleistocene, about 25-11.5 kya) glaciations of the central Brooks Range glacial succession.

Visit Toolik Arctic Geobotanical Atlas for details on legend units, photos of map units and plant species, glossary, bibliography and links to ground data.

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Map Themes

Glacial Geology, Percent Water, Soil Carbon, Surficial Geology, Surficial Geomorphology, Vegetation

References

Walker, D. A. and H. A. Maier 2008. Vegetation in the vicinity of the Toolik Field Station, Alaska. Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Biological Papers of the University of Alaska #28.

Data and Resources

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    aga_toolik_area_glacgeol_walker_2008.png (86 KB)

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    aga_toolik_area_glacgeol_walker_2008_shp.zip (1.51 MB)

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    Website :: Toolik Arctic Geobotanical Atlas

    http://www.arcticatlas.org/maps/themes/tl5k/tl5kgg

Status: Complete
Type: Data
Data Types: Image, GIS, Map
Primary Contact
Walker, Donald A. (Skip)
Email: dawalker@alaska.edu
ISO Topics
geoscientificInformation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover

Geo-keywords
Alaska, Arctic, Northslope Borough

Collection
All Maps, Toolik Lake, Toolik Lake Area

Source Portal
Arctic Geoecological Atlas :: Map and Plot Data for ABoVE

Direct Record Link
http://alaska.portal.gina.alaska.edu/catalogs/9693-toolik-lake-area-glacial-geology
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