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Does NDVI reflect variation in the structural attributes associated with increasing shrub dominance in arctic tundra?

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2011

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Boelman, Natalie T., Gough, Laura, McLaren, Jennie R., and Greaves, Heather, 2011, Does NDVI reflect variation in the structural attributes associated with increasing shrub dominance in arctic tundra?: Environmental Research Letters, v. 6, no. 3, 035501 p.

Summary

This study explores relationships between the normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) and structural characteristics associated with deciduous shrub dominance in arctic tundra. Our structural measures of shrub dominance are stature, branch abundance, aerial per cent woody stem cover (deciduous and evergreen species), and per cent deciduous shrub canopy cover. All measurements were taken across a suite of transects that together represent a gradient of deciduous shrub height. The transects include tussock tundra shrub and riparian shrub tundra communities located in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range, in northern Alaska. Plot-level NDVI measurements were made in 2010 during the snow-free period prior to deciduous shrub [...]

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