Appearing and disappearing lakes and their impacts on biodiversity

ABA 2013 Box13 02 DisapperingLakes graph 

Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) 2013.

Box 13.2 Figure 1. (a) Locations of Siberian lakes analyzed and related permafrost distribution, (b) satellite images depicting the decline of total lake abundance since 1973, (c) associated permanent drainage and revegetation of former lakebeds, (d) net increases in lake abundance and associated surface ponding (from Smith et al. 2005).

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Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) 

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Users are requested to reference it source.

Meltofte, H. (ed.) 2013. Arctic Biodiversity Assessment. Status and trends in Arctic biodiversity. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri.

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