Thawing permafrost affecting northern Alaska's land-to-ocean river flows

AMHERST, Mass. Dec. 18, 2019 – A new analysis of the changing character of runoff, river discharge and other hydrological cycle elements across the North Slope of Alaska reveals significant increases in the proportion of subsurface runoff and cold season discharge, changes the authors say are “consistent with warming and thawing permafrost.” First author and […]