Story Maps

Explore our permafrost story map to learn more about landscape change processes in the Arctic.

Story Map »Thermokarst Lakes«

How lakes are shaping Arctic permafrost landscapes

Lakes are a typical feature of Arctic landscapes. Have you ever heard of »thermokarst lakes«, »drunken trees« or »talik« formations under lakes? In this story map you can find out what they are.

Please stay tuned for more Story Maps on topics such as shore erosion, beavers, fires, and anthropogenic impacts. Coming soon!