Changing Arctic ecosystems: sea ice decline, permafrost thaw, and benefits for geese

@inproceedings{Flint2014ChangingAE,
  title={Changing Arctic ecosystems: sea ice decline, permafrost thaw, and benefits for geese},
  author={P. Flint and Mary Whalen and J. M. Pearce},
  year={2014}
}
  • P. Flint, Mary Whalen, J. M. Pearce
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Through the Changing Arctic Ecosystems (CAE) initiative, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) strives to inform resource management decisions for Arctic Alaska by providing scientific information on current and future ecosystem response to a warming climate. A key area for the USGS CAE initiative has been the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska. This region has experienced a warming trend over the past 30 years, leading to reductions in sea ice and thawing of permafrost. Loss of sea ice has… CONTINUE READING