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Salcha quake provided a rapid-response opportunity for UAF grad students

Seismology & Geodesy

Alex Fozkos was shopping. Sebin John was working on his computer at home. The day quickly became action-packed for both University of Alaska...
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Anika Pinzner at AGU 2023

Snow, Ice & Permafrost

Anika Pinzner, Ph.D. student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, researched water-related melt processes in Arctic tundra and sea-ice snow...
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Dillon Gillespie at AGU 2023

Space Physics & Aeronomy

Dillon Gillespie. Ph.D student in space physics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, presented work regarding a specific type of aurora known...
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Amy Jenson at AGU 2023

Snow, Ice & Permafrost

Amy Jenson, Ph.D. glaciology student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, is studying the velocity of Greenland Ice Sheet glaciers that flow...
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Sam McKay at AGU 2023

Space Physics & Aeronomy

Sam McKay, a physics Ph.D. student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been doing research with high-frequency radio waves. He used the...
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CeCe Borries-Strigle at AGU 2023

Atmospheric Sciences

CeCe Borries-Strigle, a doctoral student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks doing research through the UAF Geophysical Institute, presented...
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Chynna Spitler at AGU23

Space Physics & Aeronomy

Chynna Spitler, Ph.D. student in space physics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, examined six years of data from instruments aboard NASA’s...
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Valerie Wasser at AGU23

Volcanology

Valerie Wasser, Ph.D. student in volcanology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has lots of hands-on experience with Alaska volcanoes. At the...
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Gabrielle Nowak at AGU23

Space Physics & Aeronomy

Gabrielle Nowak, a space physics Ph.D. student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been researching the physical mechanisms that couple...
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Kaytan Kelkar at AGU 2023

Kaytan Kelkar, doing doctoral research in geosciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, had a steady stream of...
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Michael Cristoffersen at AGU23

Seismology & Geodesy

Michael Cristoffersen, working toward a master’s degree in geodesy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, talks about his research into the...
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Victor Devaux-Chupin at AGU23

Snow, Ice & Permafrost

Victor Devaux-Chupin of the UAF Geophysical Institute has been doing quite a lot of research about glaciers. He presented his latest work at the...
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Meet Ph.D. student Wisnu Priyanto

Seismology & Geodesy

A little more than 7,000 miles separate Fairbanks, Alaska, from Wisnu Priyanto’s hometown of Kebumen on the Indonesian island of Java. That...
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Meet Ph.D. student Amy Jenson

Snow, Ice & Permafrost

Amy Jenson was inside a vertical shaft of Mendenhall Glacier, which smothers the mountains above Juneau and sends meltwater into a lake that...
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Meet Ph.D. student Valerie Wasser

Volcanology

Valerie Wasser knew at a young age that her future lay with volcanoes. It started long ago when she watched a volcanology documentary with her...
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Meet Ph.D. student Austin Smith

Space Physics & Aeronomy

Austin Smith found himself with an opportunity in the summer of 2021 that would shape his academic future: a 10-week heliophysics internship with...
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Meet Ph.D. student Amy Hendricks

Atmospheric Sciences

Just over 500 roadless miles southwest of Fairbanks, Alaska, sits the Kuskokwim River hub community of Bethel. The small spread-out city cradles...
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