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Advancing landscape change research through the incorporation of Inupiaq knowledge

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Advancing landscape change research through the Incorporation of I??upiaq knowledge; 2009; Article; Journal; Arctic; Eisner, W. R.; Cuomo, C. J.; Hinkel, K. M.; Jones, B. M.; Brower, Sr. , R. H.

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Indigenous knowledge is a valuable but under-used source of information relevant to landscape change research. We interviewed Iñupiat elders, hunters, and other knowledge-holders in the villages of Barrow and Atqasuk on the western Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska to gain further insight into the processes governing the ubiquitous lakes and the dynamics of landscape change in this region of continuous permafrost. The interviews provided a suite of information related to lakes and associated drained lake basins, as well as knowledge on landforms, environmental change, human events, and other phenomena. We were able to corroborate many observations independently and verify the timing of several large and significant lake drainage [...]

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