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dc.descriptionA Symposium presented as part of the 23rd AAAS Alaska Science Conference at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska. Brent H. McCown and Donval R. Simpson Coordinatorsen_US
dc.description.abstractResearch efforts have yielded valuable data and insights about adaptive mechanisms for survival in cold-dominated environments and also will contribute to practical solutions to some of Alaska's pressing environmental problems. By gathering these projects together in one place, it is hoped that these proceedings will provide both a good summary of the progress as well as pinpoint the critical problem areas that demand further study.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsOverview -- Adaptation of species and varieties of grasses for potential use in Alaska / William W. Mitchell -- Revegetation of disturbed tundra and taiga surfaces by introduced and native plant species / Keith Van Cleve -- The influence of soil temperatures on plant growth and survival in Alaska / Brent H. McCown -- The response of Alaskan terrestrial plant communities to the presence of petroleum / B.H. McCown, F.J. Deneke, W.E. Richard and L.L. Tieszen -- Plant germination and seedling growth as affected by the presence of crude petroleum / Deborah D. McCown and Frederick J. Deneke -- Ecologic changes in an arctic tundra pond following exposure to crude oil (Abstract only) / Robert J. Barsdale -- Response of Alaskan tundra microflora to a crude oil spill / Walton B. Campbell, Richard W. Harris and Robert E. Benoit -- Observations on the effects of mechanical disturbance and oil on soil microbial populations / Arla Scarborough and Patrick W. Flanagan -- Effects of perturbation, nutrient addition, and oil spillage on soil nitrogen cycling at the College Hot Pipe test site / George R. Lindholm and Stephen A. Norrell -- The oxidation of certain Prudhoe Bay hydrocarbons by microorganisms indigenous to a natural oil seep at Umiat, Alaska / Jan Agosti and Tam Agosti -- Natural oil seeps at Cape Simpson, Alaska: Localized influences on terrestrial habitat/ Brent H. McCown, Jerry Brown and Robert Barsdale -- Natural oil seeps at Cape Simpson , Alaska: Aquatic effects / Robert Barsdale, Vern Alexander and Robert Benoiten_US
dc.publisherInstitute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanksen_US
dc.titleThe Impact of Oil Resource Development on Northern Plant Communitiesen_US
dc.title.alternativeOccasional Publications on Northern Life, No. 01en_US
dc.title.alternativeProceedings of the Symposium on The Impact of Oil Resource Development on Northern Plant Communitiesen_US
dc.title.alternativeIAB Occasional Papers on Northern Life, No. 01en_US
dc.title.alternativeBiological Papers, No. 01

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