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Fog 2

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Lake Fog 2, also referred to as Hanging Lake, has undergone no manipulation. Monitoring of Fog 2 began in 1999 and the lake serves as a reference for the E5 nutrient enrichment experiment.

Lake Description

Lake Fog 2 is a deep kettle lake located on the North Slope of Alaska.

Elevation (m): 780

Surface Area (ha): 5.65

Volume (cubic meters): 469,114

Mean Depth (m): NA

Max Depth (m): 20.3

Catchment Area (ha): NA

Water Retention Time (years): NA


Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus)

Slimy Sculpin (Cottus cognatus)

Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus) (very few)


community NA


Heterocope septentrionalis

Holopedium gibberum

Bosmina longirostris

Diaptomus pribilofensis

Cyclops scutifer

Daphnia middendorffiana

Daphnia longiremis

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