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Air temperatures in the Arctic are driving system change
April 7, 2019
A new paper shows that air temperature is the “smoking gun” behind climate change in the Arctic, according to John Walsh, chief scientist for the...
Alaska had April weather in March
April 2, 2019
In March, most of Alaska had weather normally expected in April. “March was too warm,” said Martin Stuefer, Alaska’s state climatologist. “It was...
A Decade of Exploring Alaska’s Mountain Glaciers
March 29, 2019
In Alaska, 5 percent of the land is covered by glaciers that are losing a lot of ice and contributing to sea level rise. To monitor these changes...
Unmanned drones tested with planes and helicopters
March 29, 2019
Throughout the week The Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Integration, otherwise known as ACUASI have joined forces...
HAARP Goes Artsy
March 27, 2019
Art and science are combined this week in a project at the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP facility. Built for military...
Terrain, lack of freshwater and uneven snow will make Arctic refuge winter travel difficult, scientists warn
March 26, 2019
In their argument for oil drilling on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, supporters invoke oil companies’ experience of...
UAF discovery could mean breakthrough in hard drive storage
March 6, 2019
A breakthrough by a University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher could lead to computer hard drives capable of storing much more data in a smaller...
Poker Flat Research Range celebrates 50 years of rocket launches
February 22, 2019
March is the 50th anniversary of the first rocket launch from Poker Flat Research Range. Come commemorate half a century of research with us at...
Unmanned aircraft will test medical supply deliveries
January 24, 2019
Unmanned aircraft will soon be deployed to test the feasibility of delivering emergency medical supplies across Alaska as part of a national...