With all the warmth-driven changes to Alaska in the news, this right-on-time snow coverage is comforting.
Because people live on the slopes of Alaska volcanoes and thousands more fly through their blast zones each day, scientists want to forecast eruptions with more precision.
In 1960 the Alaska Department of Fish and Game conducted a wolf-planting experiment on Coronation Island in southeast Alaska. Alaska’s only wolf-stocking experiment taught biologists the importance of habitat size.
Icelanders will soon install a plaque they hope people will read, long after those who bolted it to a mountain are dead.
LeConte Glacier near Petersburg is the farthest-south glacier that spills into the sea on this side of the equator. Where that ice tongue dips into salty water, scientists recently measured melting much greater than predicted.
Humans have for a long time admired the design of this creature, one that can fly backwards and zigzag with abrupt turns.
BP is investing more than $280,000 in UAA’s College of Engineering and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program in 2019.
Halloween in Alaska can be tricky, as end-of-October weather ranges from cold and dry to wet and slippery, and there’s no telling if one will be balancing on ice or trekking through several feet of snow…
Recognizing her ongoing contributions to the Global Health and Social Medicine Department at Harvard Medical School, Southcentral Foundation President/CEO Dr. Katherine Gottlieb has been reappointed as a visiting scientist.