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Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...vessel built.The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word for young sea ice. The ship is owned by the National Science Foundation and will be operated by UA Fairbanks.It replaces the Alpha Helix, which was taken out of service in 2004...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...vessel built.The Sikuliaq is named for the Inupiat Eskimo word for young sea ice. The ship is owned by the National Science Foundation and will be operated by UA Fairbanks.It replaces the Alpha Helix, which was taken out of service in 2004...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/arctic-research-vessel-sikuliaq-prepare
State
Photos: Young sea ice

The 261-foot oceanographic research vessel Sikuliaq owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks stopped in Juneau on its way north for ice trials in the Bering Sea.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/photos-young-sea-ice
Local
Students invited to submit entries for Antarctic Art Contest

...www.waisartcontest.org. Winning artwork will be displayed by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the National Science Foundation, and research sites in Antarctica. An online gallery will also show winning and honorable mention artwork...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/students-invited-submit-entries-antarctic
Art
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 9, 2015

...before heading north. The Sikuliaq will be operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks on behalf of the National Science Foundation.Thumbs down to daylight saving. If you felt like you were running behind on Sunday, you're not alone...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/seismologists-study-earthquakes-near-mi
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-09/institute-receives-grant-frozen-tunnel-
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/alaska-science-forum-minto-earthquak
Outdoors
Girls on Ice accepting applications

...in this program tuition-free through small grants, gifts from individuals and generous support from the National Science Foundation, the Alaska Climate Science Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.To find out more information and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/girls-ice-accepting-applications
Outdoors

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