If a lake drains in northern Alaska…

"Harry Potter Lake did not die quietly. Water in the basin on Alaska’s North Slope cut through a 30-foot strip of tundra in early July 2022. The lake then roared into a creek. The creek swelled like a python for a day, robbing Harry Potter Lake of the majority of its water..."

WERC researcher Chris Arp and colleagues are monitoring lakes on the North Slope of Alaska. Read more about their research on UAF News >>

 

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