Thermokarst: Why Wolverine Lake?

Thermokarst Why Wolverine Lake?

We learn the researchers’ story behind Wolverine Lake’s name.

Frontier Scientists joins Jason Dobkowski at his research site on the shores of Wolverine Lake in Alaska’s remote North Slope. He’s studying thermokarst, the destabilized and shifted ground that appears where permafrost thaws.

Thermokarst Why Wolverine Lake?

Project Summary

Photochemistry and Thermokarst

Photochemistry and Thermokarst

Photochemistry & Thermokarst — Permafrost is thawing. As underground ice melts the ancient organic matter frozen in permafrost thaws. At the site of permafrost failures you’ll find thermokarst: destabilized permafrost marked by uneven shifted... Read More >