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Goosefoot Farm grows turnips and a dream

Goosefoot Farm grows turnips and a dream

From left, Christine St. Pierre, Brad St. Pierre and Matt Springer gather turnips at Goosefoot Farm. Nancy Tarnai 907-474-5042 8-11-2014 In its first year of production,...

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Caribou from the Central Arctic herd along the Sagavanirktok River in northern Alaska. Photo by D. Gustiine, USGS.

More wildfires could cut success for hunters of forest-dwelling caribou

Kristin Timm 907-474-7064 7-25-2014 Photo by D. Gustine, USGSCaribou from the Central Arctic herd along the Sagavanirktok River in northern Alaska. Everyone needs...

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UAF photo courtesy of Katey Walter Anthony Researchers observe that roughly 5,000 years ago, thermokarst lakes in ice-rich regions of North Siberia and Alaska [Yedoma region] began cooling, instead of warming the atmosphere. Pictured: An overhead view of arctic thermokarst lakes.

Study: Climate-cooling arctic lakes soak up greenhouse gases

UAF photo courtesy of Katey Walter AnthonyThermokarst lakes like these, which are found in ice-rich regions of northern Siberia and Alaska, began cooling instead...

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UAF photo by Todd Paris This photo shows three of several frozen debris lobes which are moving at various speeds down the hillsides along the Deitrich River valley in the southern Brooks Range, posing a serious threat to the Dalton Highway and trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Debris lobe creeps closer to Alaska’s Dalton Highway

UAF photo by Todd Paris This photo shows several frozen debris lobes which are moving at various speeds down the hillsides along the Dietrich River valley in the...

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UAF student awarded marine policy fellowship in D.C.

UAF student awarded marine policy fellowship in D.C.

Deborah Mercy 907-229-4522 7/1/2014 Photo by Elisa RussThomas Farrugia is about to release a big skate (Beringraja binoculata) after having tagged it with a pop-up...

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CTC offers new certificate program in culinary arts and baking

CTC offers new certificate program in culinary arts and baking

Stephanie Valentik applies whipped cream to a batch of raspberry tarts being served during lunch at CTC’s culinary arts kitchen in the Hutchison Center. Photo...

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R/V Sikuliaq leaving Sturgeon Bay June 6. Photo by Val Ihde.

UAF takes delivery of Research Vessel Sikuliaq

UAF photo by Val IhdeR/V Sikuliaq leaving Sturgeon Bay June 6. Sharice Walker 907-474-7208 6/6/2014 A ship was delivered today. Not a physical, dropped-on-your-doorstep...

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Pinbone Wizard technology licensed to Juneau business

Pinbone Wizard technology licensed to Juneau business

Tim Manning, GI Machine Shop assistant manager, demonstrates the Pinbone Wizard machine in this 2007 photo, while manager Greg Shipman looks on. Diana Campbell 907-474-5229 6/3/2014 The...

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This is an infrared image from the ScanEagle's May 30 flight over the Funny River Fire. The white spots are hotspots. The ScanEagle is housed with the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute.

UAF unmanned aircraft joins Funny River firefighting efforts

This is an infrared image from the ScanEagle’s May 30 flight over the Funny River Fire. The white spots are hotspots. The ScanEagle is housed with the Alaska...

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UAF photo by Todd ParisA Yamaha Disklavier piano arrived on the Fairbanks campus the morning of May 8. The specialized piano, which can transmit and receive performances through the Internet, will be used during the Alaska International Piano e-Competition, June 28-July 12, at the Charles Davis Concert Hall.

State-of-the-art broadband piano delivered for competition

UAF photo by Todd ParisA Yamaha Disklavier piano arrived on the Fairbanks campus the morning of May 8. The specialized piano, which can transmit and receive performances...

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