News from IARC

IARC researchers shared their findings at Arctic open house

By Robin Ellis | June 7, 2019

On May 30th, the International Arctic Research Center, alongside the other research facilities on UAF’s west ridge, showcased their science. From climate change, to forest fires, to potential futures without…

IARC researchers contribute to Anchorage Climate Action Plan

By Heather McFarland | June 4, 2019

On May 21 the Anchorage Assembly adopted the Anchorage Climate Action Plan, a long sought-after strategic framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for the impacts of climate change.…

UAF photo by Todd Paris.

Position opening: Science communicator

By Heather McFarland | May 10, 2019

The UAF International Arctic Research Center (IARC) seeks a Science Communicator to interpret and share UAF research with audiences in Alaska and beyond. Join research projects to communicate important results…

From wet to dry, a question to improve global climate models

By Heather McFarland | May 9, 2019

Arctic researchers traveled to western Alaska last month to gather snow depth data, which they believe may be a missing link needed to improve how global climate models predict changing…

Newsletter introduces Ikaaġvik Sikukun—ice bridges—project in Kotzebue Sound

By Heather McFarland | April 18, 2019

The Ikaaġvik Sikukun project is excited to share their spring 2019 newsletter.  Ikaaġvik Sikukun —Iñupiaq for ice bridges— is a research effort in Kotzebue, Alaska that connects the community with…