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Bonsai trees tell of winters long past

Ben Gaglioti, an ecologist at the University of Alaska-Fairbanksstands next to a Mountain Hemlock tree damaged in winter on the outer coast of Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska. Image-Ned Rozell ...

Utqiagvik, where there’s still snow in June

Still making snowballs in June. Image-Serina WesenA group of University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty, students and staff has been conducting Arctic fieldwork in Utqiagvik since mid-April to measure snowmelt, but the melt only...

UAF Scientists Find New Indicators of Alaska Permafrost Thawing

A data collection station sits at the Kuzitan River ground temperature monitoring station on the Seward Peninsula., on of several sites in the Geophysical Institute Permafrost Laboritory’s monitoring network. Scientist have observed talik...

The Worst Fire Year We can Remember

The Akasofu Building on the University of Alaska-Fairbanks campus is bathed in smoke during the dramatic summer of 2004. Image-Ned RozellIn a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the...

UAF makes Alaska’s first large drone flight from international airport

An unmanned aircraft owned and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks flew from the general aviation area of Fairbanks International Airport on Sunday, a historic feat in the effort to safely incorporate...

Wading into the icy Yukon River for science

Heather Best (in water) a USGS hydrologist, prepares to throw a road grader blade with a river measuring device into the Yukon River near Eagle. USGSS hydrologist Liz Richards watches for icebergs. Photo-Ned...

Alaska’s Big River Breaks up at Eagle

<img data-attachment-id="61572" data-permalink="https://alaska-native-news.com/alaskas-big-river-breaks-up-at-eagle/61571/image2022-05-12-2/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/alaska-native-news.com/wp-content/uploads/image2022-05-12-2.jpg?fit=668%2C444&ssl=1" data-orig-size="668,444" 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="image2022-05-12 (2)" data-image-description="<p>The Yukon River flows down from the Canadian portion of the river about 24 hours after the river broke up in front of Eagle...

Awaiting river breakup on the Yukon

The frozen Yukon River at Eagle in February 2020. Photo by Ned RozellAndy Bassich lives on the south bank of the Yukon River, about 12 miles downstream from Eagle, Alaska, the first community...

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