Boreal tundra greens up in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Advertisements
Noon at Imnavait Creek, Alaska, reveals a multitude of colors in a cloud-studded sky.
At 71 degrees latitude, our PhenoCam near Barrow, Alaska, is our most northern one. In deep winter, the sun never gets above the horizon, rendering all our images a bit dim, and highlighting wind-swept patterns in the snow.
The PhenoCam network includes some cameras overlooking arctic tundra — areas that are typically too harsh to support trees. Instead these landscapes support small shrubs, grasses, sedges, moss, and lichen. This camera catches a slow winter sunset near Imnavait Creek … Continue reading