Amy Breen

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  • Science Team Leads
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  • Science Question 6


  • Wang, Chen, et al. “Local-Scale Heterogeneity of Soil Thermal Dynamics and Controlling Factors in a Discontinuous Permafrost Region”. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 19, 2024, .


  • Mekonnen, Zelalem A., et al. “Arctic Tundra Shrubification: A Review of Mechanisms and Impacts on Ecosystem Carbon Balance”. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 16, no. 5, 2021, p. 053001,
  • Sulman, Benjamin N., et al. “Integrating Arctic Plant Functional Types in a Land Surface Model Using Above‐ and Belowground Field Observations”. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, vol. 13, no. 4, 2021,
  • Yang, Dedi, et al. “Landscape-Scale Characterization of Arctic Tundra Vegetation Composition, Structure, and Function With a Multi-Sensor Unoccupied Aerial System”. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 16, no. 8, 2021, p. 085005,
  • Kropp, Heather, et al. “Shallow Soils Are Warmer under Trees and Tall Shrubs across Arctic and Boreal Ecosystems”. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 16, no. 1, 2021, p. 015001,
  • Mekonnen, Zelalem A., et al. “Topographical Controls on Hillslope‐Scale Hydrology Drive Shrub Distributions on the Seward Peninsula, Alaska”. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, vol. 126, no. 2, 2021,


  • Yang, Dedi, et al. “A Multi-Sensor Unoccupied Aerial System Improves Characterization of Vegetation Composition and Canopy Properties in the Arctic Tundra”. Remote Sensing, vol. 12, no. 16, 2020, p. 2638,
  • Euskirchen, Eugénie S., et al. “Co‐producing Knowledge: The Integrated Ecosystem Model for Resource Management in Arctic Alaska”. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 18, no. 1, 2020, pp. 447-55,


  • Salmon, Verity G., et al. “Alder Distribution and Expansion across a Tundra Hillslope: Implications for Local N Cycling”. Frontiers in Plant Science, vol. 10, 2019,
  • Langford, Zachary L., et al. “Arctic Vegetation Mapping Using Unsupervised Training Datasets and Convolutional Neural Networks”. Remote Sensing, vol. 11, no. 1, 2019, p. 69,


  • Euskirchen, Eugénie S., et al. “Consequences of Changes in Vegetation and Snow Cover for Climate Feedbacks in Alaska and Northwest Canada”. Environmental Research Letters, vol. 11, no. 10, 2016,
  • Walker, Donald A., et al. “The Alaska Arctic Vegetation Archive (AVA-AK)”. Phytocoenologia, vol. 46, no. 2, 2016, pp. 221-9,


  • Wullschleger, Stan D., et al. “Genomics in a Changing Arctic: Critical Questions Await the Molecular Ecologist”. Molecular Ecology, vol. 24, no. 10, 2015, pp. 2301-9,
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