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Boreal tundra greens up in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
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