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Migrating Siberian Shrubs

Over the past forty years, shrubs have invaded the Siberian tundra, a sign that the Arctic is fundamentally changing as temperatures warm.


GeoEye-1 image copyright GeoEye, provided through the NGA Commercial Imagery Program. Gambit satellite image courtesy of the United States Geological Survey. Caption by Rebecca Lindsey, NOAA ClimateWatch Magazine.
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Published January 19, 2012
Data acquired July 9, 2009

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