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Alaska tundra shows surprising resilience after unprecedented fire


August 29, 2013

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Despite the size and severity of the massive 2007 Anaktuvuk River fire on Alaska's North Slope, much of the arctic vegetation has recovered and the tundra is likely to return to its pre-fire condition, according to University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist Syndonia "Donie" Bret-Harte and colleagues in the July 2013 issue of the science journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.Full Story

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