Selawik Thaw Slump Alder Willow


This site was installed in the summer of 2012. It is located above and back from the head-wall of the Selawik Thaw Slump in an area of Upland Alder-Willow Shrub.
The site burnt in wildfire in 2017.



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

Site Location Map


lat: 66.501420° | long: -157.609424° | elev: 150 m

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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