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Terrestrial Environmental Observation Network

FAQs and Implementation Plan Now Available!
What is TEON?
The Terrestrial Environmental Observation Network (TEON) is intended to meet the need for a sustainable environmental observing network for northern Alaska. TEON is organized around representative focal watersheds. TEON will collect, distribute, and synthesize long-term observational data needed to detect and forecast effects of a changing climate, hydrology, and permafrost regime on wildlife, habitat, and infrastructure in northern Alaska.     Click here to learn more.
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Interested in contributing data to the Yellow-billed Loon Geodatabase?

We are updating the yellow-billed loon database. We welcome all available information on distribution and abundance, including recent and older information, incidental observations, and data from systematic surveys. Data submission guidelines can be found on our website. We hope that you can submit your information by August 15, 2013. If you would like to contribute data but do not anticipate meeting this deadline, please let us know.
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Thermokarst and Thaw-Related Landscape Dynamics

The Arctic LCC has partnered with the USGS Alaska Science Center to review what is known about thermokarst and the methods by which scientists have observed thermokarst-related landscape change.  The first product of this work, an annotated bibliography of scientific literature on thermokarst, is available on the Arctic LCC web site.
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Arctic Biodiversity Assessment Released

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council has released the "Arctic Biodiversity Assessment: status and trends in Arctic biodiversity." This report contains the best available science informed by traditional ecological knowledge on the status and trends of Arctic biodiversity and accompanying policy recommendations for biodiversity conservation. The press release, report, and other documents are available at The report can also be found on the Resources page.
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