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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...
Alaska Science Forum: By the light of the moon

...nocturnal creatures on nights lit by the moon.That result led Prugh, now a wildlife ecologist with the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, to look a bit deeper. She recently coauthored a paper in which she...
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.
Scientists talk on warming's effect on forest

...of a four-day international conference on boreal forests. Terry Chapin, an ecology professor at UAF's Institute of Arctic Biology, and the lead investigator at a university research station, said climate change is driving an increase in...
UAF breaks ground on $109M science center

...the analogy that education opens doors to the future. And the director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Arctic Biology knows exactly how many - 203 - will be located in the new Life Sciences Facility. The new $109 million science...


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