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Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...its bulk because of more snow accumulation in some areas and less melt in others, said Marco Tedesco of the National Science Foundation. This news came a day after scientists revealed they found lakes buried by snow on Greenland and an "aquifer...
UAF researcher receives $4.2M to research Arctic change

University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher Hajo Eicken has received a $4.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support environmental Arctic change research, according to a release.With the funding, the project aims...
Seismologists study earthquakes near Minto

...three minutes and was characterized by slow, rolling waves. It was centered 90 miles south of Fairbanks.The National Science Foundation since August has paid to install new seismic equipment near Minto. The technology has provided "absolutely...
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...scientists have installed 20 stations in Alaska, including the one in Minto. Next year, workers with the National Science Foundation-funded project will try to install 40 more seismometers in some of the loneliest spots in Alaska and the...
UAS names new A&S dean

...from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.She was Phi Beta Kappa as an undergraduate student and received a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship while at Columbia. In addition to her recent university leadership roles in Anchorage...
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...missions and experiments usually funded by the National Science Foundation."We're kind of a charter bus," Reeves...and they have to compete for funding with the National Science Foundation. When they get funded and they have scheduled...
Institute receives grant for frozen tunnel project

...outreach project using its underground permafrost tunnel.UAF officials say the $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will go to a project called "Hot Times in Cold Places: The Hidden World of Permafrost."According to officials...
Sikuliaq readies for Arctic research

...its homeport of Seward.The University of Alaska Fairbanks will operate the ship, but it is owned by the National Science Foundation, and scheduling research cruises is done in conjunction with the University National Oceanographic Laboratory...
Coast Guard frees sailboat trapped in Arctic ice

...sailboat's owner says he intends to wait in Barrow for better weather and to restock supplies.The Healy is on a National Science Foundation-funded research mission in the Arctic. The Coast Guard says the cutter is continuing with its research.


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