Understanding the Arctic as a System

Alaska

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…

First Friday Art in IARC

December 1, Friday | 1-6pm, Akasofu Lobby- Stop by to see artwork and crafts from the Geophysical Institute and IARC researchers and staff!

IARC researcher leads wilderness program for girls

Claudine Hauri founded the new program called Girls in Icy Fjords, which is a tuition-free wilderness expedition at the University of Alaska Fairbanks where high school girls use science and art to explore Alaska’s coastal landscape. The program aims to inspire girls to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and build their confidence to succeed in male-dominated fields.