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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...
Legislature Honors Former University Employee’s Legacy
May 14, 2019
The Alaska State Legislature passed a memorial citation this week honoring former UAF employee Merritt Randolph Helfferich. Helfferich was a 61...
April 29, 2019
If you browse websites like Pinterest, you might be impressed with how creative crafters turn unwanted items into functional pieces. You may be...
UAF students work on NASA projects as part of Space Grant
April 26, 2019
In a lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, engineering students are working on projects for NASA, as a part of a congressionally mandated...
Students’ 3D model illustrates decline of Alaska glacier
April 10, 2019
Matthew Balazs sits at his desk holding a plastic model of the Mendenhall Glacier and surrounding valley in his right hand. In his left, he has a...