Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: UAF

Salmon complete 1,000-mile journey, and life

MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is...

Biographer profiles scientist-explorer of northeast Alaska

In the early 1990s, Janet Collins was hiking in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge when she saw “Camp 163” labeled on her map. Intrigued,...

Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape

The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise. On a day between fall and winter, with the leaves fallen and browning but...

Algae’s athletic role in glacier melt

Life exists everywhere you look. Even on glacier ice, home to inch-long worms, snow fleas, bacteria and algae. When gathered by the millions on the...

Finding far-north lynx den part of cycle study

In her study of one of the farthest north lynx populations in North America this summer, Claire Montgomerie used her ears. While looking at...

Seaweed farming research gets federal funding boost

Research on improving the growth, harvest and transport of farmed sugar kelp at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is getting a financial boost with...

Hike across Alaska ends with after-dinner bear

A few days ago, Cora the dog and I walked across a footbridge spanning a natural moat flowing through northern tundra plants. There, we...

Litzow joins Kodiak’s Marine Science Center

After a decade of sailing around the world, and living in Australia, Mike Litzow is back in Kodiak, at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine...

Scientists share tsunami research with Alaska communities

FAIRBANKS — Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been looking into the science behind tsunami risk for Alaska's coastal communities. Tsunami modelers from...

Knapp, Bartlett recognized by UAF

Retired economics professor Gunnar Knapp and Michelle Bartlett, director of summer sessions and lifelong learning at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, are being honored...