News from IARC

Monitoring climate change from space, one leaf at a time

By Heather McFarland | September 14, 2018

A new Japanese satellite will monitor global climate change and the health of the Earth, from space. Scientists are now validating the satellite by gathering and measuring thousands of leaves from…

IARC scientist awarded $1.25 million to develop a carbon seaglider

By IARC Web Design | September 13, 2018

IARC’s Claudine Hauri and Andrew McDonnell, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, were awarded a $1.25M grant from the National Science Foundation for the development and operation of a new autonomous…

Alaska students share real-life climate change experiences at international event

By Heather McFarland | September 6, 2018

This summer seven Alaska high school students, and four teachers traveled to Ireland to present their climate change research. In doing so they discovered their power to contribute to science…

Alaska teacher to join international Arctic research expedition

By Heather McFarland | August 8, 2018

Oceanographers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks International Arctic Research Center embark this week for a 55-day research expedition in the eastern Arctic Ocean. This year, Fairbanks elementary school teacher Moira…

IARC researcher receives presidential award

By Heather McFarland | July 19, 2018

Elena Sparrow was recently honored with a U.S. presidential award for her excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics mentoring. Sparrow is a University of Alaska Fairbanks research professor and…