Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed - United States of America
Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed
United States of America
The Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed (CPCRW) is a relatively pristine, 104 km2, basin reserved for meteorologic, hydrologic, and ecologic research, with no current human influence (other than scientific research). The CPCRW is the only research watershed in the United States located in the region of discontinuous permafrost, which comprises a large portion of Alaska and most of interior Alaska.
General Characteristics and Status