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.
|Title||Diminishing Arctic lakes|
|Authors||Rebecca A Finger-Higgens|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Nature Climate Change|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Southwest Biological Science Center|