Fish Creek Watershed Observatory

Monitoring Aquatic Habitat in the Context of Land-use and Climate Change Impacts in Arctic Alaska

Station Name:
Frank’s Pond (Ini-001)
N 69.996°
W 153.070°
40.6 masl
Lake Area:
66 ha
Mean Depth:
8.0 m
2011-2017 (discontinued)

Located just to the South of BLM field camp Inigok, this deep sand sea lake was a place were USGS scientist Frank Urban liked to spend quite time. A popular lake with loons, this site was also part of the Circum-Arctic Lake Observation Network (CALON) from 2012-2015. This lake has a maximum depth near 20 m.

Frank's Pond location map
FishCreek Franks Pond