by Ned Rozell | Dec 27, 2022 | Arctic, News, Science
The Arctic Report Card—a compilation of northern science by researchers from all over the planet, most of them doing work in Alaska—came out in mid-December at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in Chicago.
by Ned Rozell | Oct 25, 2022 | Construction, Energy, Engineering, Manufacturing, Science
A few Alaska researchers are working to create insulation made from biological materials that removes carbon from the atmosphere.
by Ned Rozell | Oct 5, 2022 | News, Science
Hurricane Ian slashed through Florida’s Gulf Coast, one week after remnants of Typhoon Merbok battered a wider swath of Western Alaska.
by Ned Rozell | Jul 9, 2022 | Fisheries, Science
“These salmon literally bring back tons of fertilizer to these systems,” says UAF aquatic ecologist Mark Wipfli.
by Ned Rozell | May 4, 2022 | Arctic, Science
Clear as gin, brown as iced tea, or tinted aquamarine by glacial dust, Alaska’s freshwater supply is so abundant the numbers are hard to comprehend.
by Ned Rozell | Apr 11, 2022 | Arctic, Science
Checking in with an active Arctic community: musk oxen, lynx, and trees are on the move.
by Ned Rozell | Mar 31, 2022 | Arctic, Science
Recalling the three-man US Army expedition that put Interior Alaska on the map, literally.
by Ned Rozell | Jan 31, 2022 | Science
A crust of ice is aggravating for moose, lethal for their calves, inconvenient for smaller mammals, yet a boon to wolves. Interior Alaska may have to get used to it.
by Ned Rozell | Jan 10, 2022 | Environmental, Manufacturing, Science
A Juneau researcher presented findings to the American Geophysical Union fall meeting of microplastic particles collected in rain samples, likely blown in from the ocean.
by Ned Rozell | Dec 29, 2021 | Arctic, Environmental, Science, Transportation
Scientists are finding waters of the Bering Strait are becoming much noisier due to more industrial ship traffic. Alaska residents of the region have noticed more garbage floating ashore recently.