Diminishing Arctic lakes

Nature Climate Change



The Arctic is home to the largest surface water fraction of any terrestrial biome, containing thousands of low-lying lakes. Now, it appears that some Arctic lakes are drying due to rising air temperatures and autumn rains, causing permafrost to thaw and water bodies to drain.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Diminishing Arctic lakes
Series title Nature Climate Change
DOI 10.1038/s41558-022-01466-7
Year Published 2022
Language English
Publisher Nature
Contributing office(s) Southwest Biological Science Center
Description 2 p.
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