Monday, March 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm, Globe Room (Elvey)- Visiting researchers Sei-Ichi Saitoh and Taro Osabe will discuss Arctic research being conducted at Hokkaido University and fish resources in the Pacific Arctic. Read More
Thursday, March 2, 2017| 3:30-4:30 pm, 401 Akasofu- Arctic shipping and security expert Lawson Brigham will discuss recent changes in Arctic sea ice, greater marine access, and potentially longer seasons of navigation. Read More
The team of IARC researchers, staff, and students is excited to share this selection of notable activities and achievements with you. Message from IARC Director Hajo Eicken Personally, I am honored and happy to serve in my new role as IARC Director, starting in the spring of last year. The transition from my appointment as… Read More
Lawson Brigham is a distinguished professor of geography and Arctic Policy at IARC. He’s also a former Coast Guard icebreaker captain and maritime-law expert who has spent the last 25 years helping work toward the recent adoption of the Polar Code by the International Maritime Organization and international shippers from many nations. Read More
Inspiring Girls Expeditions is accepting applications through January 31, 2017 for free summer science and wilderness expeditions in Alaska and Washington for girls ages 16 to 17.
Three teams of up to nine teenage girls and three instructors will spend 12 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers or fjords with tidewater glaciers. They’ll conduct scientific field studies with professional glaciologists, oceanographers, artists and mountaineers.
The three Inspiring Girls trips of 2017 will include Girls on Ice Alaska, Girls On Ice Cascades and Girls in Icy Fjords. They are operated through IARC and the UAF College of Natural Science & Mathematics.