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Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own

...interested in how creatures and plants survive extreme cold. Along with Laurence Irving, who later founded UAF's Institute of Arctic Biology, Scholander traveled to Barrow in 1948 to study plants and animals. In their journal, the men devoted the...
Will climate change move Alaska, South Pacific residents?

...World Affairs Council is hosting a talk on climate change with Robin Bronen, Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bronen's lecture, called "Climate Refugees: Myth or Reality - The...
Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice does.Over the course of four winters, Kielland, a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Institute of Arctic Biology, solicited the help of other scientists, oral historians, and locals who live in villages along the river...
Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 5

...Population Displacement' with Robin Bronen, 5 p.m., KTOO Studios. Bronenm senior research scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, will explore with us ways in which climate change is affecting the...
Alaska tundra shows surprising resilience after fire

Despite the size and severity of the massive 2007 Anaktuvuk River fire on Alaska's North Slope, much of the arctic vegetation has recovered and the tundra is likely to return to its pre-fire condition according to University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist Syndonia "Donie" Bret-Harte and colleagues in a recent scientific paper.
Alaska Science Forum: Fifty years of far-north biology

While waiting for the talking to begin in darkened auditoriums, I sometimes scan the room, counting heads. "I've interviewed him, and her, and him. And her.
Scientists studying birds for influenza

Biologists are studying thousands of wild geese, ducks and other migrating birds across the state for the presence of avian influenza
University board of regents OKs bonds for science facility

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has approved a revenue bond package that would pay for completion of a new science facility under construction at the Fairbanks campus.
Researchers study AK reindeer for business potential

He has a long, wiry beard, wears a red parka and hangs out with reindeer just a short sleigh ride from the interior Alaska town of North Pole.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The hood of Karl Brower's parka is trimmed with the nut-brown pelt of a wolverine. He trapped and skinned it. Its yellow claws cradle his chin and rattle in the bitter wind.


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