LEO Network

June 29, 2021 - June 30, 2021
Event

Downstream Erosion after Heavy Rain in Brooks Range

Surface Waters
Land
Infrastructure
Extreme Precipitation
Flooding / Draining
Erosion

Noatak, Alaska, United States


Photos show some of the erosion caused by surge of high water in late June on the Noatak River. As of June 29th, 24 feet of bank have been lost adjacent to the Noatak Airport, and 28 feet adjacent to the landfill.


10ft marker at the edge, 13 ft from edge to the crack
Jeffery Luther
No markers, but you can see the damage below my marker
Jeffery Luther
12'3" eroded on that spot so far this year
Jeffery Luther
Damage below my marker - Note exposed permafrost
Jeffery Luther
Weather data for June 28th, 29th, 30th Noatak
From Bank 7-16-21
Jeffrey Luther
From River 7-16-21
Jeffrey Luther