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Burning trees in frozen soil: Simulating fire, vegetation, soil, and hydrology in the boreal forests of Alaska

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Boreal ecosystems account for 29% of the world's total forested area and contain more carbon than any other terrestrial biome. Over the past 60 years, Alaska has warmed twice as rapidly as the contiguous U.S. and wildfire activity has increased, including the number of fires, area burned, and frequency of large wildfire seasons.