Understanding Changing Hydrological Systems

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Degrading ice wedges on the Ikpikpuk River Delta on the North Slope of Alaska.
March 10, 2016

Knowledge of water availability, discharge patterns, and demand are essential to sustaining human life, ecosystem health, and economic viability. In Alaska, there are issues involving community potable water, salmon productivity, wetland dynamics, marine systems productivity, hazards, and environmental health.