News from IARC

IARC scientists hosted California’s Governor in a trip to research sites

By IARC Web Design | September 11, 2017

Bob Bolton and Amy Breen, Assistant Research Professors at IARC hosted California’s Governor Jerry Brown in a field trip to research sites on the Seward Peninsula near Nome and Council. 

Allocation of Time and Risk of Lyme: A Case of Ecosystem Service Income and Substitution Effects

By IARC Web Design | September 8, 2017

September 14, 2017 | 2:30pm, 401 Akasofu- Kevin Berry will discuss how forests continue to be reservoirs for infectious diseases and undermines the potential recreational services by measuring the human response to environmental risk using exogenous variation in the risk of contracting Lyme Disease.

State of the Climate 2016 report released with contributions from IARC scientists

By IARC Web Design | August 21, 2017

The report highlights significant changes and record breaking temperatures in the Arctic and Alaska. Compared to lower latitudes, the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate with 2016 being the warmest year for Alaska since 1925.

Berry research project seeks volunteer citizen scientists

By IARC Web Design | August 17, 2017

The new National Science Foundation project, dubbed “Winterberry,” aims not only to engage Alaskans in research on berry resources but also to find ways to make the findings more valuable to communities.

REU Workshop: Understanding the Arctic as a System

By IARC Web Design | August 3, 2017

August 4, 2017 | 1:30pm, 401 Akasofu- IARC’s visiting REU students will be presenting their work that covers an array of components of the Arctic system.