Research Highlights

Scientist of the Month: Katia Kontar

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 11:32

As a PhD student working at IARC in the interdisciplinary realm of climate change and its effects on hazards, Katia Kontar’s research is focused on mitigating risks that natural disasters pose to Arctic and Subarctic communities. Kontar has been recognized widely for her potential as an early career scientist, including her recent selection by the US Embassy in Oslo to the Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Program in early 2015. Read More

Scientist of the Month: Abraham Endalamaw

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:01

IARC PhD student and Research Assistant Abraham Endalamaw’s work focuses on improving large-scale hydrological modeling. Within the complex hydrology of interior Alaska, Endalamaw conceives a wide range of scientific methods in an attempt to identify which smaller features, amongst the region’s soil and vegetation, to include and emphasize in greater large-scale models. Read More

Spotlight Stories

IARC Summer School exposes young scientists to Arctic research on the North Slope

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:41

The 2015 IARC summer school brought together sixteen participants from the US, Canada and Japan for an adventurous scientific experience in Alaska. Read More

IARC’s GLOBE Workshop Energizes K-12 Educators

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 07:33

A recently-held professional development workshop for educators ended with success. Read More