Scientists build a foundation for climate adaptation in Alaska

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 08:38

Like the foundation of a house, the construction of a climate model is the product of thousands of small choices. Read More

Scientist helps improve flood watch in Alaska

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:42

IARC scientist and commercial pilot Jessica Cherry has been busy flying over Alaskan rivers, capturing images of their conditions to help forecast a risk of flooding. Cherry takes high definition photos of the rivers with a camera that is set up on a small Cessna. Using a 3-D image processing software program, she then merges the images together. Read More

Thawing permafrost and freshwater drive Arctic Ocean acidification

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:00

The Arctic Ocean off northern Siberia has become unexpectedly acidic as carbon from thawing organic matter has flowed down rivers and washed off the coastlines, according to a new study published today in journal Nature Geoscience. Read More

Women in science discuss work, love and play

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:57

About a dozen women of varying ages and backgrounds recently gathered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to discuss the rewards and challenges of being in science. Read More