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Peter Webley honored by the National Academy of Inventors
August 16, 2019
Peter Webley’s passion for innovation, mentoring and outreach has earned him recognition from a national organization. The National Academy of...
Heart of the World: New Book about GI Researcher
August 5, 2019
Alaska’s wild expanse of mountains, taiga and tundra is immense. The landscape is larger than life and has a pull, it calls to those akin to it....
Unmanned aircraft flies first U.S. beyond-line-of-sight mission
August 1, 2019
A team led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks has completed the country’s first FAA-approved true beyond-visual-line-of-sight domestic flight...
Geophysical Institute important to Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
July 22, 2019
This article was originally published in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. GI Director Bob McCoy The Geophysical Institute at the University of...
New research shows an iceless Greenland may be in the future
June 19, 2019
New research shows an iceless Greenland may be in the future. If worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, Greenland...
Ice sheet model reaches 100th publication benchmark
June 14, 2019
Ice sheet behavior is complex, to say the least. To understand it, scientists must first understand dozens of physical processes in the ice,...
Hot summers causing arctic sinkholes as permafrost thaws rapidly: study
June 11, 2019
Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due...
Melting small glaciers could add 10 inches to sea levels
May 22, 2019
A new review of glacier research data paints a picture of a future planet with a lot less ice and a lot more water. Glaciers worldwide are...
Alaska Satellite Facility’s Albright focuses on lifelong learning
May 16, 2019
Wade Albright said his job was like “drinking water out of a fire hose” at one point. He was working as a technician at the Alaska Satellite...