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Fun With Ice Physics in the Cryosphere

A recent winter storm that featured a heavy rainfall caused hardships for many animals of Interior Alaska, but some people found the event fascinating.Two men who live up here and study the cryosphere...

Scientists aim to improve sea ice predictions’ accuracy, access

Residents of Utqiagvik return by snow machine fromm the lead at the edge of the

The Porcupine’s Winter in Slow-Motion

A porcupine perches in a thicket of deciduous tree branches near Valdez. Photo by Ned RozellWhile running through Bicentennial Park in Anchorage, biologist Jessy Coltrane

Plastic in the rain of Southeast Alaska

<img data-attachment-id="59380" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="607,511" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="image2021-12-27 (1)" data-image-description="<p>A tiny blue plastic fiber that fell within a raindrop in the Thane area of Juneau. The view of the filter paper that captured...

AGU research spotlight: UAF scientist finds Alaska’s Arctic coastal towns face extensive inundation

<img data-attachment-id="59278" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="755,499" data-comments-opened="0" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="image2021-12-20 (1)" data-image-description="<p>The amount of subsidence can be inferred by the distance from the bottom step to the ground in this photo of a building in...

Elephant Point and trees growing on ice

For all the descriptive Alaska place names out there — like the Grand Canyon, the Wall of China and the trio of Death Valleys — there are some that really make you scratch...

Thousands of golden eagles depend on Alaska

A Golden Eagle captured as part of a population study near

Rocket flies high over Norway in UAF scientist’s atmosphere experiment

A NASA sounding rocket soared high from a launchpad in Norway on Wednesday morning in a decades-old quest to understand the cause of a persistent dense patch of upper atmosphere on Earth’s sun-facing...

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