A University of Alaska Fairbanks-led research project has provided the first modern evidence of a landscape-level permafrost carbon feedback, in which permafrost thaw releases ancient carbon as climate-warming greenhouse gases.
“Synopsis of the Hong Kong Seafood Market,” published by Alaska Sea Grant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, provides a comprehensive analysis of the Hong Kong seafood market.
UAF scientists are applying engineering principles and mathematical modeling in the field of synthetic biology to provide solutions to real-world problems.
UAF graduate student Eric Metz has a passion for paleontology, specifically the ancient marine reptiles that lived during the Age of Dinosaurs.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has named internationally renowned German mathematical physicist Jürgen Kurths to the Sydney Chapman Endowed Chair of Physical Sciences. The chair is housed in UAF’s College of Natural Science and Mathematics.
On a dirt runway 60 miles outside of Fairbanks, Wally Flynn knelt over a DJI Phantom drone. He checked its gimbals, noted the condition of the propellers and the camera attachment, listened for alert sounds and backed away. At each step, he recited what he had just done, part of a rigorous preflight procedure.