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Caught in a major storm, UAF researchers make the best of it

Filmmaker Fritz Mueller walks at the edge of St. Paul Island as waves crash ashore, driven by the remnants of Typhoon Merbok as it passes over St Paul Island. Photo by Chris Maio...

An Attempt to De-Mystify the Mysterious

During a recent open house,visitors walk their dogs beneath an antenna field used to heat the upper atmosphere during space physics experiments at a facility known as HAARP between Glennallen and Tok. Photo...

Adopt a woolly mammoth and win!

Matthew Wooller of University of Alaska Fairbanks poses amid Woolly Mammoth tusks at the university. Photo by JR Ancheta A University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist wants to find out when the last woolly...

If a lake drains in northern Alaska . . .

“Lakes seem, on the scale of years or of human life spans, permanent features of landscapes, but they are geologically transitory, usually born of catastrophes, to mature and die quietly.” — George Evelyn...

Thawing Arctic hillsides are major climate change contributors

This medium-sized thaw slump in Canada’s Mackenzie River Delta is about 260 feet wide with a headwall of about 10 to 15 feet. It formed closer to the lake, expanding upslope by many...

HAARP to hold public open house Saturday, Aug. 27

The public will have opportunity to learn about how scientists study the Earth’s ionosphere, the region between Earth’s lower atmosphere and the vacuum of space, at an Aug. 27, 2022, open house at...

Scientists to set sail in search of Bering Sea’s stormy past

The research vessel Sikuliaq sails in Alaska’s Resurrection Bay in July 2020. The ship is homeported in Seward. The University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences operates the Sikuliaq. The...

UAF Crew, Unmanned Aircraft Help Protect Endangered Right Whales

A NOAA research survey sighted North Atlantic Right Whale No. 3823, known as Sundog off the coast of Quebec, Canada on May 19, 2022, with a mouth entanglement. Photo by NOAA Fisheries/Mylene Dufour...

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