News from IARC

The Scientific Frontier: What UAF Scientists learned about Alaska in 2016

By IARC Web Design | January 31, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017| noon-1:15 pm, 501 Akasofu-Join the UAF research community for a discussion about recent findings regarding Arctic and Alaska science.

IARC 2016 Annual Report published

By IARC Web Design | January 30, 2017

The team of IARC researchers, staff, and students is excited to share this selection of notable activities and achievements with you. Message from IARC Director Hajo Eicken Personally, I am…

IARC’s Lawson Brigham pushes Arctic shipping safety forward

By IARC Web Design | January 9, 2017

Lawson Brigham is a distinguished professor of geography and Arctic Policy at IARC. He’s also a former Coast Guard icebreaker captain and maritime-law expert who has spent the last 25 years helping work toward the recent adoption of the Polar Code by the International Maritime Organization and international shippers from many nations.

Free glaciology and marine programs for girls seek applications

By IARC Web Design | December 21, 2016

Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through January 31, 2017 for free summer science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska and Washington for girls ages 16 to 17.

Three teams of up to nine teenage girls and three instructors will spend 12 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers or fjords with tidewater glaciers. They’ll conduct scientific field studies with professional glaciologists, oceanographers, artists and mountaineers.

The three Inspiring Girls trips of 2017 will include Girls on Ice Alaska, Girls On Ice Cascades and Girls in Icy Fjords. They are operated through IARC and the UAF College of Natural Science & Mathematics.

To UAF oceanographer Hauri, communication matters

By IARC Web Design | December 13, 2016

By Nate Bauer  |  IARC researcher Claudine Hauri recognizes the struggle to communicate about complex scientific concepts. Take, for example, “ocean acidification.” “That’s the simplest way we’ve found for talking…