Lowland Moist Sedge-Shrub Tundra: Lowland Wet Sedge Tundra Conversion by lowering water table
Wet Sedge - NPRA Bog Meadow – Seward Peninsula
Intermediate Degradation Dead Tussocks Advanced Degradation Initial Stabilization
Infilling with Sphagnum
Drying After Permafrost Degradation Photo by Torre Jorgenson
Lower Noatak Lowlands
Lacustrine Marsh: In deeper water (30–100 cm), Arctophila fulva In shallower (<30 cm) water, Carex aquatilis, Eriophorum angustifolium and Utricularia vulgaris Lowland Water: Shallow (<1.5 m) ponds: water freezes to the bottom during winter, thaws by early to mid- June, and is warmer than water in deep lakes. Deep ( 1.5 m) lakes: water does not freeze to the bottom during winter in deeper portions of the lake.