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    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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The Murie Science and Learning Center connects you to science in the national parks of Alaska

First!

February 06, 2013 Posted by: Alex Lindeman

A welcome to the new Murie Science and Learning Center blog

 

Did You Know?

a lake reflecting a tree-covered hill

The vast landscapes of interior Alaska are changing. Large glaciers are receding, permafrost is melting and woody plants are spreading. Comparison of "then-and-now" photographs and data from major vegetation monitoring should allow detection, understanding and potential management of these changes.