February 23, 2024
After a few hours of skiing through deep snow, Forest Wagner and I smelled a tuna sandwich. We knew we were closing in on warm pools of water.
February 21, 2024
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers have devised a way to remotely detect large landslides within minutes of occurrence and to quickly determine whether they are close to open water and present a tsunami hazard.
February 16, 2024
An old friend -- a character not seen in these parts for a few years -- showed up last week in Fairbanks.
February 09, 2024
During these late winter days, researchers who are studying the rusty discoloration of northern Alaska streams are prepping for summer field trips.
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