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-53

landscape photo
Plant community:Wet
Carex aquatilis, Betula nana, Salix fuscescens, Sphagnum angustifolium,
graminoid, dwarf-shrub, moss tundra
Microsite:Water track, 0.5 km west of small lake, 1 km west of Daltom 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
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