“To be an Arctic specialist, one has to have experience with cold climate means, methods, and materials applications in the Arctic, as well as an understanding of the logistics challenges,” says Richard S. Armstrong, founder of RSA Engineering.
The thermometer reads 40 below zero, the only point at which the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales agree. The red liquid within his thermometer is alcohol; mercury freezes at 38 below.
The relocation of an Alaska village is happening fast this summer, after many years of planning and work.
Patrick Reilly is a lifelong Alaskan. When he graduated from West High School in the early seventies he was “working odd jobs in construction” while dating April Markley, who would later become his wife and business partner.