Arctic villages scrambled for internet alternatives after a subsea fiber optic cable was cut. Luckily, a new satellite option became available just months ago.
Delegates from twenty-two countries converged in Anchorage for Arctic Encounter, a chance for Alaskans to learn how the state’s problems might be solved using models from elsewhere, just as visitors witness the Alaska way of doing things.
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.
The National Defense Authorization Act authorizes $100 million for extending the JBER runway and $68 million for a dormitory at Clear Space Force Station.
A two-part documentary premiering on public television is the product of an all-Alaskan crew. At the Edge of Tomorrow, about life on Little Diomede Island, airs on KAKM November 16 and 23.
The JPSS-2 environmental satellite sends data to UAF about the weather, sea ice, wildfires, and much more.