Kugurak Cabin Forest

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This site was installed in 2011 near the FWS Kugurak Cabin. The vegetation in the area is White Spruce with an understory composed primarily of Dwarf Birch and Labrador Tea.



  • Shallow borehole with temperature measurements at 3, 50, 100, and 150cm.

Site Location Map


lat: 66.561726° | long: -159.000179° | elev: 15 m


Subsurface Temperatures:

2011-2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Other Resources

This site is part of the project "Establishing a Distributed Permafrost Observatory Network in Western Alaska" and more information can be found on that projects webpage.


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