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Tundra be dammed: Beaver colonization of the Arctic

November 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am AKST

Ken Tape

Speaker: Ken Tape
Research Associate Professor
Geophysical Institute
Snow, Ice and Permafrost Group
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Using time series of satellite images, we have observed hundreds of new beaver ponds in tundra regions of western and northern Alaska. This talk will describe beaver movement into arctic tundra regions and some predicted implications for tundra ecosystems.

Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States