News from IARC

Ice Navigation Challenges and Information Requirements in the New Maritime Arctic

By IARC Web Design | March 1, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017| 3:30-4:30 pm, 401 Akasofu- Arctic shipping and security expert Lawson Brigham will discuss recent changes in Arctic sea ice, greater marine access, and potentially longer seasons of navigation.

Permafrost thaw and methane release from Arctic lakes

By IARC Web Design | February 21, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017| 9:30-10:30 am, 401 Akasofu- Katey Walter Anthony will present a relatively new discovery that permafrost thaw lakes have a natural process that mitigates greenhouse gas losses, and over the long term can lead to net climate cooling.

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.