2003 Spring North Slope snow trip, Deadhorse grid, Biocomplexity project; Skip Walker and Yuri Shur.
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Arctic Vegetation Ecology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Winter 2011 - Course Information - Syllabus (PDF) - Course Materials - Lectures

Course Materials

  1. Bhatt, U.S., Walker, D.A., Raynolds, M.K., Comiso, J.C., Epstein, H.E., Jia, G.J., Gens, R., Pinzon, J.E., Tucker, C.J., Tweedie, C.E., Webber, P.J. 2010. Circumpolar Arctic tundra vegetation change is linked to sea-ice decline. Earth Interactions. 14:(8):1-20. PDF
  2. Bliss, L.C. 1997. Arctic Ecosystems of North America. in Polar and Alpine Tundra. pp. 551-683. PDF
  3. CAVM Team 2003. Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map. 1:7,500,000. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Anchorage, AK. PDF
  4. Callaghan, T.V., Bjorn, L.O., Chapin III, F.S., Chernov, Y., Christensen, T.R., Huntley, B., Ims, R., Johanson, M., Riedlinger, D.J., Jonasson, S., Matveyeva, N., Oechel, W., Panikov, N., Shaver, G. 2005. Arctic tundra and polar desert ecosystems. in C. Symon, L. Arris, B. Heal (eds.) Arctic Climate Impact Assessment - Scientific Report. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. pp. 243-352. PDF - Website
  5. Chernov, Y.I., Matveyeva, N.V. 1997. Arctic ecosystems in Russia. in Polar and Alpine Tundra. pp. 361-507. PDF
  6. Dangermond, J., Harnden, E. 1990. Map data standardization: a methodology for integrating thematic cartographic data before automation. ARC News. 12:(2):16-19. PDF
  7. Forbes, B.C., Stammler, F., Kumpula, T., Meschtyb, N., Pajunen, A., Kaarlejärvi, E. 2009. High resilience in the Yamal-Nenets social-ecological system, West Siberian Arctic, Russia. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.. 106:(52):22041-22048. PDF
  8. NRC, Orians, G., Albert, T., Brown, G., Cameron, R., Cochran, P., Gerlach, S., Gramling, R., Gryc, G., Hite, D., Kennicutt II, M., Lachenbruch, A., Lowry, L., L., M., Pielou, C., Sedingr, J., Lindstedt-Siva, K.J., Speer, L., Walker, D.A., NAS, N.A.o.S.-., NRC, N.R.C.-. 2003. Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska's North Slope. National Academies Press. Washington, D.C. 288 . PDF - Website
  9. Raynolds, M.K., Walker, D.A., Maier, H.A. 2006. Alaska Arctic Tundra Vegetation Map. 1:4,000,000. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Anchorage, AK. PDF
  10. Walker, D.A. 1999. An integrated vegetation mapping approach for northern Alaska (1:4 M scale). International Journal of Remote Sensing. 20(15-16):2895-2920. PDF
  11. Walker, D.A., Auerbach, N.A., Bockheim, J.G., Chapin, F.S., III, Eugster, W., King, J.Y., McFadden, J.P., Michaelson, G.J., Nelson, F.E., Oechel, W.C., Ping, C.L., Reeburg, W.S., Regli, S., Shiklomanov, N.I., Vourlitis, G.L. 1998. Energy and trace-gas fluxes across a soil pH boundary in the Arctic. Nature. 394:469-472. PDF
  12. Walker, D.A., Barbour, E.M., Maier, H.A. 2011. Toolik-Arctic Geobotanical Atlas: A plant-to-planet volume of maps and related information produced by the Alaska Geobotany Center. - Toolik-Arctic Geobotanical Atlas
  13. Walker, D.A., Bockheim, J.G., Chapin, F.S., III, Eugster, W., Nelson, F.E., Ping, C.L. 2001. Calcium-rich tundra, wildlife, and ''the Mammoth Steppe''. Quaternary Science Reviews. 20:149-163. PDF
  14. Walker, D.A., Epstein, H.E., Romanovsky, V.E., Ping, C.L., Michaelson, G.J., Daanen, R.P., Shur, Y., Peterson, R.A., Krantz, W.B., Raynolds, M.K., Gould, W.A., Gonzalez, G., Nicolsky, D.J., Vonlanthen, C.M., Kade, A.N., Kuss, P., Kelley, A.M., Munger, C.A., Tarnocai, C.T., Matveyeva, N.V., Daniëls, F.J.A. 2008. Arctic patterned-ground ecosystems: A synthesis of field studies and models along a North American Arctic Transect. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 113:G03S01. PDF
  15. Walker, D.A., Everett, K.R. 1991. Loess ecosystems of northern Alaska: regional gradient and toposequence at Prudhoe Bay. Ecological Monographs. 61:(4):437-464. PDF - Permanent link
  16. Walker, D.A., Forbes, B.C., Leibman, M.O., Epstein, H.E., Bhatt, U.S., Comiso, J.C., Drozdov, D.S., Gubarkov, A.A., Jia, G.J., Karlejaärvi, E., Kaplan, J.O., Khumutov, V., Kofinas, G.P., Kumpula, T., Kuss, P., Moskalenko, N.G., Raynolds, M.K., Romanovsky, V.E., Stammler, F. and Yu, Q. 2011. Cumulative effects of rapid land-cover and land-use changes on the Yamal Peninsula, Russia. in Eurasian Arctic Land Cover and Land Use in a Changing Climate. pp. 206-236. PDF
  17. Walker, D.A., Maier, H.A. 2008. Vegetation in the Vicinity of the Toolik Lake Field Station, Alaska. Biological Papers of the University of Alaska, Institute of Arctic Biology. No. 28. - Map
  18. Walker, D.A., Raynolds, M.K., Daniëls, F.J.A., Einarsson, E., Elvebakk, A., Gould, W.A., Katenin, A.E., Kholod, S.S., Markon, C.J., Melnikov, E.S., N.G., M., Talbot, S.S., Yurtsev, B.A., CAVM Team 2005. The Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map. Journal of Vegetation Science. 16(3):267-282. PDF
  19. *Walker, D.A., Raynolds, M.K., Maier, H.A., Barbour, E.M., Neufeld, G.P. 2010. Circumpolar geobotanical mapping: a web-based plant-to-planet approach for vegetation-change analysis in the Arctic. Mapping and Monitoring of Nordic Vegetation and Landscapes Conference. Hveragerði, Iceland 16-18 September. PDF - Conference Website
  20. *Walker, D.A., Raynolds, M.K., Maier, H.A., Barbour, E.M., Neufeld, G.P. 2010. Circumpolar geobotanical mapping: a web-based plant-to-planet approach for vegetation-change analysis in the Arctic. Viten. 1:125-128. PDF - Conference Website