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Researchers travel by ski to remote locations on the Juneau Icefield to collect snow and melt measurements in April 2015.

Runoff from melting Juneau Icefield increases

By Molly Tankersley | July 16, 2021

Glacier runoff from one of the largest icefields in North America has been increasing for more than three decades, researchers…

Yukon Flats is changing and impacting rural residents

By Heather McFarland | July 12, 2021

As annual temperatures across Alaska rise, people living in remote Yukon Flats are seeing major changes. Exceptionally warm winters and…

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