Unformatted text preview: shrubs. 3. Lake Drying- Interior of Alaska= very wet. Thermokarst lakes. Lakes all over interior Alaska. What could be occurring is that these lakes may be drying. 4. The big question that people are trying to figure out is: Is more Permafrost-Thawing causing lakes to decline in the Boreal region? 5. Much decline in animal species within water fowls (ducks, etc.). This is probably related to lakes drying out. 6. 4 million people live in the arctic. Many are dependent upon wildlife. The local Alaskans are all very aware of climate change. Warming is effecting people in the North on very personal levels....
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- Precipitation, Köppen climate classification, Thermokarst Lakes, Lake Drying- Interior