Imnavait Creek Permanent Vegetation Plots

Walker DA, Lederer ND, and Walker MD. 1987. Permanent vegetation plots: Site factors, soil physical and chemical properties and plant species cover. Department of Energy R4D Program, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

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General Description, Plot SW-17

general site photo
Plant community:Moist
Betula nana exilis, Eriophorum vaginatum, Rubus chamaemorus, Sphagnum sp.,
tussock-sedge, dwarf-shrub, moss tundra
Microsite:iiInter-water-track area, footslope of west-facing hill
Other plots with a similar microsite:
SW-1, SW-3, SW-8*, SW-12, SW-13, SW-17, SW-45, SW-48, SW-50, SW-61, SW-62,
Date sampled: 8/5/84
Plot location: 149° 19.04' W, 68° 36.8' N
* Plots with soil descriptions
See Table 2 for a list of all plots
Enlarge general site photo