Study illustrates shifting Alaska boreal forest ecosystem

Cordova Times: A new study released in the scientific journal Ecology Letters offers one of the first confirmations of a wholesale shift in the boreal forest ecosystem due to climate change. Among the findings, researchers said, is increased tree growth in the Western Alaska tundra margin. Collaborators on the study, which compared three-ring data to satellite images, include Glenn Juday, a professor of forest ecology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and co-author of the article. "This is one of......

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