Shishmaref SE (Shishmaref SE)


Site Vegetation:

tussocky tundra in ice wedge polygons; tussocks 32-45 high; Ledum, Sphagnum, Eriophorum (cotton grass), Betula nana, cranberry, some lichen, etc.

Site Lithology:

grey silt



  • Air Temperature
  • Soil Temperature profile to 1.5m
  • Surface borhole to 3m with measurements at 2.0, 3.0, and 3.4m
  • Snow Depth

Site Location Map


lat: 66.101230° | long: -165.546510° | elev: m


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