Understanding the Arctic as a System

UAF Arctic Research Open House

In conjunction with the Alaska National Lab Day, 11 Arctic research facilities will open their doors to the public.   “The coolest part of my job is coming in the morning and seeing where there were earthquakes last night and whether anyone felt them,” explains Helena Buurman at the Alaska Earthquake Center.   This is…

New summary available on Bering Strait winter 2018 sea ice conditions

The amount of sea ice in the Bering Sea this winter was the lowest it has been since 1850. Communities throughout the region were significantly impacted. The International Arctic Research Center recently produced a NEW summary about these conditions. Bering Strait: an overview of winter 2018 sea ice conditions explains why so little sea ice…

Google Drive- brown bag workshop

IARC’s Nate Bauer will lead a brown bag workshop on Google Drive: introduction and integration. Work smarter Google Drive integrates with gmail, google docs, slides, sheets, and photos, among many other third-party applications and tools, making using, sharing, and searching easy. Work together Collaborate with IARC colleagues to understand and determine shared spaces and processes…

Perspectives on citizen science in the Arctic

IARC’s April Research Salon Series seminar will explore citizen science. Come learn about current collaborations with citizen scientists in the Arctic. Guest speakers include: Katie Spellman, International Arctic Research Center Ryan Toohey, USGS Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center You are welcome to bring your quiet lunch. Where: Akasofu building, 401 Date: April 26, 2018 Time: Noon For more…

New course offered: Climate change and my community

Course Date: June 18-22, 2018 Location: University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus and nearby field sites Climate change influences our lives in Alaska and the changes occurring in the Arctic impact the entire planet. The Arctic & Earth SIGNs course is for educators, youth group leaders, and/or community members interested in learning more about the impacts…