Happy Valley Permanent Vegetation Plots

Walker, D.A., Auerbach, N.A., Nettleton, T.K., Gallant, A., Murphy, S.M. 1997. Happy Valley Permanent Vegetation Plots: Site factors, physical and chemical soil properties, plant species cover, photographs, soil descriptions, and ordination. Arctic System Science Flux Study, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Home // Preliminary vegetation classification // Vegetation communities and sites // Legend for environmental variables // Environmental data // Relevé size, percent cover // Soils data // Relevé species data //
Appendices: Field descriptions of soils // Plot and soil photos // Plot location map

General Description, Plot HV-50

landscape photo
Plant community:Wet
Sphagnum imbricatum, Carex aquatilis, Betula nana, Andromeda polifolia,
moss, graminoid, dwarf-shrub tundra
Microsite:Southern margin of small lake, raised hummock area, 1 km west of Dalton Highway, 1.5 km northwest of Happy Valley camp.
Other plots with a similar microsite:
HV-52, HV-53, HV-55, HV-50, HV-49, HV-34, HV-37,
See Table 1 for a list of all plots
Enlarge landscape photo