Kugurak Cabin Forest


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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