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Title

Wildfire is transforming Alaska and amplifying climate change
Document Type: Magazine Article
Author(s): Randi R. Jandt; Alison D. York
Publication Year: 2021

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • 2007 Anaktuvuk River Fire
  • 2019 Deshka Landing Fire
  • 2019 McKinley Fire
  • 2019 Swan Lake Fire
  • boreal forest
  • carbon sink
  • carbon source
  • climate change
  • fire season length
  • lightning
  • overwintering fire
  • permafrost thaw
  • sinkhole
  • smoldering duff combustion
  • tundra fire
  • zombie fires
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Record Last Modified: January 11, 2022
FRAMES Record Number: 65097

Description

Although conflagrations in lower latitudes get more attention, wildfires across the high north are affecting the planet even more.

Citation:
Jandt, Randi R.; York, Alison D. 2021. Wildfire is transforming Alaska and amplifying climate change. Scientific American 325(4):42-49.