NSF Project: Circumarctic Lakes Observation Network (CALON)

See Permafrost Laboratory for more information.


Field Data Sets

  • 2012 Summer Field Data Sets
  • 2013 Summer Field Data Sets
    – YSI water quality sampling data, GPS track data, field photos
  • Biogeochemical Data


Satellite Data Sets

  • Landsat-8 OLI/TIR data
    Temporal coverage: June 2013-August 2013; Number of datasets: 24; Path: 78, 79, 80,81, 151; Row: 10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,233
  • Alaska High-Resolution Satellite Images
    – high-resolution satellite images, include QuickBird, GeoEye, WorldView, IKONOS images.


GIS Data Layers

  • Point shapefile for CALON Lakes locations for the west transect
    -Point shapefile showing geographic locations of lakes, met stations, and sediment sampling sites for the west transect.
  • Polygon shapefile for Alaskan lakes boundaries
    -Polygon shapefiles derived from Landsat TM images.


Archive of Previous Data Sets

  • Data sets acquired from previous projects of Ken Hinkel, Richard Beck et al.



Conference presentations

2013 AGU conference presentation ”Spatio-temporal Analysis of Surface Elevation and Temperature Variability of Thermokarst Lakes on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska”

  • short version (download)
  • long version (download)


Research Papers