Fish Creek Watershed Observatory

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

Station Name:
Hannahbear Creek
N 69.980°
W 153.066°
37.5 masl
Drainage Area:
22.7 km2
2012 – present

This station was established to provide hydrologic data for the upper Fish Creek Watershed representing the Pleistocene Sand Sea region, which makes up a large portion of this watershed and the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska. The gauge location is near Ingiok, a BLM field camp, and flows into the South Fork Fish Creek. Fish surveys in this watershed show abundant populations of Broad Whitefish and Arctic Grayling among other species.

Hannahbear Creek Location
Hannahbear Creek watershed map

Hannahbear Creek flowing through Hannahbear Lake and into SF Fish Creek near Inigok.

Hannahbear Creek Plot